BCS news


19th September 2017 |

Call to nominate for the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards
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.


19th July 2017 |

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


23rd June 2017 |

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


12th June 2017 |

BCS EXIN SIAM® Foundation Certification receives itSMF UK endorsement
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.


23rd May 2017 |

Building a winning team
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.


4th May 2017 |

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


6th February 2017 |

DfE seeks panels of professionals to drive technical education reform
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.


30th January 2017 |

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


4th May 2016 |

Distinguished Fellowship Award
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”.


28th April 2016 |

Collaborating to bring greater value and recognition to the BA community
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.