Open Source Specialist Group

The BCS Open Source SG will:

  • Provide reliable, honest, independent views on open source
  • Continually monitor development of the open source paradigm
  • Reduce professional uncertainty around the subject of open source
  • Act as a centre of expertise for BCS use
  • Encourage serious debate and examination of open source
  • Educate and inform members and wider audience of open source news
  • Bridge the digital divide by the promotion of OS solutions
  • Recognise and support open source projects and individuals
  • Add to members' professional knowledge and career development.

BCS Open Source Specialist Group is looking for volunteers

Would you consider helping your Specialist Group to provide a full and varied programme for BCS members and the public? 

The Open Source SG of BCS is also looking for volunteers to assist with the running of the SG, which includes its events programme. There are a variety of duties available for everyone no matter how much time you are able to give.

Becoming a volunteer for BCS is a great way to expand on your CV, as well as providing a service for local members.

If you have an interest in helping the BCS Open Source Specialist Group by volunteering your services, then please contact the Member Groups Team on for more information on the roles available.