BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is committed to making IT good for society. They use the power of their network to bring about positive, tangible change. They champion the global IT profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all.
BCS achieve this in many different ways:
- Exchanging IT expertise and knowledge: The Institute fosters links between experts from industry, academia and business to promote new thinking, education and knowledge sharing.
- Supporting practitioners: Through continuing professional development and a series of respected IT qualifications, the Institute seeks to promote professional practice tuned to the demands of business. It provides practical support and information services to its members and volunteer communities around the world.
- Setting standards and frameworks: The Institute collaborates with government, industry and relevant bodies to establish good working practices, codes of conduct, skills frameworks and common standards. It also offers a range of consultancy services to employers to help them adopt best practice.
For more information about the work of the BCS, including how to become a member, visit the website.