Business Article Archive

  • The BCS editorial team spoke with Johann Botha MBCS about how VeriSM is developing, how it will continue to evolve and what this means for digital businesses looking to manage their transformation.
  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now upon us and mentions security a number of times, but what does this really mean for IT and security teams? Ian Edwards MBCS, Information Security Analyst at Markerstudy Group, takes a look in more detail.
  • While the base concepts of DevOps aren’t new, since organisations, individual companies, and to an extent, product owners, have been trying to bring the developmental and operations sides of business together.
  • Gilbert Owusu FBCS and Sid Shakya MBCS, from BT, lend a telco’s perspective to the process of putting artificial intelligence into operational use.
  • Martin Borrett FBCS introduces Martin Cooper AMBCS to IBM Watson, for cyber security, and explains how augmented intelligence is helping cyber security experts to operate more effectively on the front line.
  • Nadia Abouayoub MBCS, from the BCS AISG, reveals why the finance industry’s growth and the evolution of its ever more complex products are increasingly reliant on AI.
  • Dr Richard Piggin MBCS, from design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins, considers future city security, given urbanisation, technology trends and increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks targeting critical infrastructure.
  • Claire Agutter, chief architect for VeriSM, a service management trainer, consultant and author, tells Martin Cooper AMBCS about how and why VeriSM was created.
  • Hayley Goldthorpe, DWP, Leeds Head Office CMEC, reveals how they went about building a business analyst community within the Department of Work and Pensions.
  • Gavin Russell, CEO, Wavex, posits the view that organisations need to be more proactive in the field of cyber-security if they are to protect themselves from the growing number of cyber threats.

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).