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Call to nominate for the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:15:00 +0000

Now in its eighth year, the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards will uncover and celebrates the most inspirational women working within STEM industries, demonstrating the vast range of career opportunities that the sector has to offer for women. This year’s programme will have a focus on celebrating and identifying role models to help inspire tomorrow’s world.

Obituary - A J (Fred) Thomas

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:30:00 +0000

Long-time BCS member Alfred J Thomas (always known as Fred) died after a short illness, aged 96 years.

BCS Past President and Fellows Celebrate Royal Honours

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:15:00 +0000

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is delighted that a number of its members were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

BCS EXIN SIAM® Foundation Certification receives itSMF UK endorsement

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:15:00 +0000

itSMF UK has formally endorsed the new BCS EXIN SIAM® Foundation Certification. The qualification scheme provides a new opportunity for professional development in a burgeoning area of service management.

Building a winning team

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000

The development of technical leadership capabilities is often overlooked as a training requirement in organisations but skills such as critical thinking and knowing when and how to exert your influence are key to business success.

Distinguished Fellowship Award

Thu, 04 May 2017 09:15:00 +0000

The nomination process is now open for the Distinguished Fellowship Award.

DfE seeks panels of professionals to drive technical education reform

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:00:00 +0000

In July last year, the Government set out its vision in the Post 16 Skills Plan 2016, which accepted all the recommendations made by the Independent Panel on Technical Education on how to improve technical education in England.

CygnetS: for all those interested in gender equality in higher education computing

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:15:00 +0000

A new networking group has been set up for CygnetS, the group linked to the Athena Swan accreditation for university Computer Science departments. The main aim of the group is to serve as a forum for those within the UK education and research communities, raising issues, finding resources, sharing problems - and hopefully solutions.

Distinguished Fellowship Award

Wed, 04 May 2016 09:00:00 +0000

Distinguished Fellow is the highest award made by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. It is awarded to individuals who have made “notable service to the advancement of computing”.

Collaborating to bring greater value and recognition to the BA community

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:30:00 +0000

Collaboration is a necessary component and natural evolution for the growth and success of the business analysis ecosystem. In 2015, BCS and IIBA® joined forces to increase recognition and resources to the BA community, recognising that now is the time to expand our reach to support this evolving profession.