Interviews

BCS has carried out many interviews with key figures from the IT industry.

  • Paul Fletcher - Predictions 2016
    BCS, Group CEO, Paul Fletcher, talks about IT trends we might see in 2016.
  • Dan Dawes
    Dan Hawes from Graduate Recruitment Bureau talks to Brian Runciman MBCS about the challenges associated with finding and placing IT talent.
  • Lisa Lynett
    Brian Runciman MBCS spoke to Lisa Lynett and Laura Sharrott from Specsavers about their thoughts on the state of IT recruitment, the challenges that they face in recruiting and retaining top IT talent, and their views on using recruitment agencies Vs in-house recruiting.
  • James Spender
    James Spender is a Solution Architect and Director at Fifty'Ten Ltd. He talks about his background, the challenges of his day to day work, security issues and implications, and the use of Agile methods to successfully deliver change programmes.
  • Victoria Humphries
    Justin Richards MBCS talks to Victoria Humphries, Head of Emerging Talent at Nationwide Building Society, about the challenges of recruiting new talent.
  • Drew Lovesey
    Drew, a Technical Apprentice from Nationwide Building Society, talks to Justin Richards MBCS about the affect of autism on his career choices, and how Nationwide has helped him realise his full potential.
  • Tom Clark
    In September 2015 the IT Industry Awards judging day took place. A selection of nominated CIO’s were interviewed about the challenges they faced within their roles and their thoughts on the current state of recruitment for IT careers.
  • Roger Camrass
    Andy Nelson, Strategic Business and IT advisor, and Roger Camrass, Visiting Professor at University of Surrey, offer their thoughts on IT recruitment and capability, personal data, 'disruption' on an individual and corporate level, and how the private and public sectors compare in the adoption of new technologies.
  • Jericho
    Justin Richards interviews Paul Simmonds, CEO, Global Identity Foundation, about the best ways of safeguarding data, security and the internet of things, security training, about his past work with the Jericho Forum, and his ongoing work with the GIF.
  • Professor Ross Anderson
    Brian Runciman MBCS talks to Professor Ross Anderson, winner of the 2015 Lovelace medal, about IT security and the various aspects of his ever-evolving career.