British Computer Society

At BCS, we’re on a mission to ensure everyone’s experience with technology is positive. It’s something we’ve been committed to since 1957.

Who we are

We're over 70,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission.

As a charity with a royal charter, our agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society.

What we do

At BCS, we're ensuring the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry and tackling the ethical challenges we face along the way.

Find out how we're shaping policy and influencing change

Everything we do at BCS is built on our four strategic pillars, which make it possible for us to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry.

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Our royal charter defines our purpose of setting and maintaining standards of competence, conduct and ethical practice within the IT profession.

It means we're responsible for ensuring technology shapes a safe and positive future for everyone. Our commitment is not just to the people working in the industry but to society as a whole.