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  • 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.
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    In 2001, Paul Sheridan MBCS CITP won a channel alliance partnership with the world leaders in automated technical performance evaluation. His current interest lies in the modernisation of IT practice.
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    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.
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    Shock, horror; learning STEM is not the answer! Well at least not according to Dr. Andy Harter in his thought provoking 2018 BCS/IET Turing Lecture. Thankfully, he also described the key qualities critical for success in the fourth industrial revolution. Read on to find out if you’ve got what it takes.
  • 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?
  • Jude Umeh Blog Avatar
    My 2 previous posts on this topic described: the perfect storm that has brought things to this point (part 1/3), and explored current and emerging trends (part 2/3). This final post reflects on what will most likely play out after all the dust has settled.

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