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BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

BCS LogoBCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is committed to making IT good for society. They champion the global IT profession, and use the power of their network to bring about positive, tangible change.

As the leading membership body for the IT industry, BCS foster links between business, government and academia to promote new thinking, education and knowledge sharing. In collaboration, they establish good working practices, codes of conduct, skills frameworks and common standards.

Their globally respected qualifications and certifications promote best practice for IT tuned to the demands of enterprise, and their business and IT books support the needs of IT managers, professionals and users around the world.

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Business analysts must respond to the challenges of today's highly competitive global economy by developing practical, creative and financially sound solutions and this excellent guide gives them the necessary tools.




Business Analysis

Business Analysis TechniquesBusiness Analysis Techniques



This new edition provides 99 possible techniques and practical guidance on how and when to apply them. It complements Business Analysis also published by BCS, and offers a more detailed description of the techniques used in business analysis, together with practical advice on their application.



Business Analysis Techniques

Software TestingSoftware Testing



This best-selling software testing title explains the basic steps of software testing and how to perform effective tests. It provides an overview of different techniques, both dynamic and static. It is the only official textbook of the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level, with self-assessment exercises, guidance notes on the syllabus topics with sample examination questions.



Software Testing

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This book provides significant first steps along the path of dealing with information assurance in a realistic and comprehensive manner. The second edition has been expanded to include the security of cloud-based resources. The remainder of the contents have been reviewed and reordered to reflect the changes to the BCS Certification in Information Security Management Principles which the book supports.



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This book is aimed at those working in an Agile environment or wanting to understand Agile practices. Giving a comprehensive introduction to Agile principles and methodologies, it will enable the reader to apply core values and principles of Agile.



Agile Foundations

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This practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to the topic and can also be used as a handy reference guide. It discusses key elements of systems development and is the only textbook that supports the BCS Certificate in Systems Development.



Developing Information Systems

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This is the only textbook tailored specifically to match the BCS syllabus - so the user can be confident of using exactly the right materials. This edition has new material on risk assessment and agile approaches to project management in line with the course objectives of the BCS Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management.



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The book is aimed at all those involved with data management, including IT/IS and business managers, consultants, and business analysts, as well as data management practitioners from all business sectors. This new edition covers web technology and its relation to databases and includes material on the management of master data.



Principles of Data Management

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This accessible book is a practical guide to understanding the principles of IRM and developing a strategic approach to an IRM programme. It also includes a chapter on applying IRM in the public sector. It is the only textbook for the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management.



Information Risk Management

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Written by leading authors in the field, the book includes worked examples and sample questions, and is the only official textbook of the ISEB Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing.



Software Testing