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  • Big Ben
    Social mobility is one of the preeminent challenges of our time. Very few of us would argue that people should not be allowed to go as far as their ability can take them but yet, a failure to address social mobility does just that. For many people, the barriers to success are built to an impossible scale and moving on up to a higher social standing is not based wholly on ability or determination, but through being born in a certain family in a certain location.
  • Pervez Ibrahim explains why business process management (BPM) should be the ‘heartbeat of your enterprise’.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    John Wanamaker’s quote: ‘half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half’ is one of the most well-known business quotes of all time. Is it true? Talking over with friends and colleagues in the advertising sector I’ve been given campaigns that have varied from 10% to 90% successful in their opinion. Putting a number on overall rates has been as much a craft as a science.
  • Big Ben
    Amid growing concerns around just how responsible the digital technologies we use every day really are, Conservative MP Lee Rowley explains why a new cross-party Commission with BCS and Oxford University is needed to ensure ethical practices in technology development are assured.
  • BCS ISG member Anuradha Udunuwara asks: is security and privacy a concern for the next generation?
  • Alex Archondakis, a member of the BCS Internet Specialist Group, reports on CryptoJacking, and explains how people and organisations can protect themselves from the practice.
  • Professor John Davies, Chief Researcher in IoT at BT, addresses the topic of Connected cities: innovation through IoT ecosystems.
  • Hardly a day goes by when we don't see an article on how we are likely to miss the Paris targets for climate emissions reductions. With 2020 just around the corner, the milestone for bending the curve on greenhouse gas emissions seems harder and harder to achieve. Indications of what might lie in store are all around. Let's imagine the clock rolled forward to 2050. What might a person born today and early in their career at mid-century ask the business and industry leaders of today?
  • Member of the BCS Internet Specialist Group, Anuradha Udunuwara, predicts the future of farming.
  • Chris Yapp Blog Avatar
    I have never known a time when the UK (or indeed elsewhere) has had enough skills for IT. Not just the skills in the technology itself, but in project and change management, architecture and tech support.

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