2008 Professional Development Award winner and medallist

BCS is proud to announce the winner and medallist for the Professional Development Award category of its IT Industry Awards:


Ford Motor Company

Founded in 1903, Ford Motor Company Limited is a large multi-national blue chip company with a range of brands in the automotive industry. The Company has an established global IT function which provides support for its worldwide operations. In the UK, Ford IT has had a long-standing relationship with the BCS and achieved BCS Accreditation in 2005 for its Career Development Framework - an integrated set of information, processes and tools focused on enhancing the competence of its IT employees.


Lincolnshire Police

Key to the success of Lincolnshire Police ICT Department is our focus on career development through the BCS CDF accredited scheme. The commitment to the scheme has been highlighted by the Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable as an inspiration in best practice recognising people as the organisation's main commodity. With vision, enthusiasm and determination this scheme has helped to foster a learning culture, focusing on career development and ensuring skills are best fit for the future in the dynamic ICT environment.