What’s happening to the car industry? Driving Jaguar Land Rover Growth with CAE and HPC

BCS Project Management Specialist Group 18:00 on Tuesday, 11th December 2012 at BCS London. Jaguar Land Rover design, engineer and manufacture luxury sports saloons, sports cars and premium 4x4s in the UK, which sell in 177 countries. The complexity, timescale and cost associated with automotive engineering and safety testing demands an advanced IT environment. This… Read more »

Formula One – The Red Bull Way

A Message from BCS (Coventry): The Formula One talk by Steve Nevey has been rescheduled for the 21st of November at Coventry University.  No need to book – full details are on the BCS Coventry website: coventry.bcs.org   This event is hosted by Coventry University in their new Engineering and Computing Building, which lies between Gosford… Read more »

SECURITY and INNOVATION – an oxymoron?

Neil Passingham, Technical Solution Director (Innovation & Cloud Security), Hewlett-Packard Are these two terms contradictory or is there room for innovation in a security-sensitive environment? In a world of major step-changes in technology, criminal activity, capability, motivation etc, should security practices change? Is there a resistance to change inherent within security management circles? Are we… Read more »

[Event Summary] Knowledge Management to recession-proof your ICT

Alison set the scene by promising us stories to illustrate the points she wanted to make that: data, information and personal knowledge form the main areas of an organisation’s Knowledge Management content. She discussed the costs to the organisation of information not being readily available (the story of “the lost document”), of duplication between departments… Read more »

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of Annual General Meeting of the Oxfordshire Branch of the BCS to be held on Thursday, 11 October at 7.30pm at the Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QG  AGENDA Welcome & Introductions Apologies for Absence Minutes of previous AGM on 13 October 2011 (attached) Matters arising from the minutes Chair’s Report… Read more »