What is UX and how should it be taught?
User experience (UX) is a rapidly growing specialism, essential to the design of modern technology. Vanessa Burgar DipHE MSc QTS CITP discusses what knowledge is needed for successful practice and considers how can we provide education for aspiring UX professionals that is fit-for-purpose and strengthens professional identity.
Bridging the digital divide in education
Teachers and students are rising to the challenges of remote delivery in lockdown, but the ‘digital divide’ is having an impact on the education of millions of children. Julia Adamson, BCS’ Director of Education explains more and sets out how BCS members can help.
The most influential woman in tech
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is Computer Weekly’s most influential woman in tech 2020. She talks to Johanna Hamilton AMBCS about getting girls into tech, awards, equality and why sometimes it’s great to have compliments about your laptop and shoes.
How Microsoft Teams is evolving
When the pandemic caused chaos across our working lives, Microsoft Teams, along with other collaboration tools, helped to keep the UK working. Nick Hedderman, Director, Modern Work & Security Business Group, Microsoft UK, spoke to Johanna Hamilton AMBCS about this new normal.
The big interview: Language and cybersecurity