Business Article Archive

  • Information Security Analyst, Ian Edwards MBCS, discusses what we can learn from the Facebook Cambridge Analytica saga.
  • John Curry, Senior Lecturer in Games Design, Bath Spa University and Lewis Blanks, Cyber Security Researcher, delve into the allegations concerning Russia meddling in other countries’ elections through cyber-power.
  • Professor Jo Smedley, from the University of South Wales, UK, provides some thoughts on preparing for successful online working.
  • Steve Lemon, VP of Business Development and Co-Founder of global payments platform Currencycloud, explains open banking and how it will change the world.
  • Dr John McManus underlines some constructive insights into the rationale and intricacy of delivering major software projects.
  • Tech issues have never been more central to government policy and decision-making, with choices taken now liable to affect us for decades. Theo Knott reports on two areas, internet safety and AI, where BCS has been influencing government decisions recently.
  • Open banking is poised to radically change the way personal finances work over the next 10 years. Kelly Read-Parish, Head of Operations at challenger credit bureau Credit Kudos, explores how.
  • Jude Umeh MBCS follows up his previous article about blockchain and Bitcoin and looks further at this enabling technology and considers a world beyond Bitcoin.
  • Neil Whitley, senior software quality engineer, gives a view of software quality from within the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE).
  • A Past-President of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Elizabeth Sparrow FBCS is a respected author and consultant, specialising in outsourcing relationships and change management programmes.

Arabian Computer News

Business analysis: the catalyst for business change
The business analyst is emerging as a force for change, bridging the traditional gap between IT and business, writes Erik Bernsten, Regional Director, Middle East, BCS The Chartered Institute for IT.
Taken from Arabian Computer News (November 2013).