2 THE COMPUTING PROFESSION
After studying this chapter, you should:
- understand what is meant by the terms profession and professional, and be aware of the main professional bodies in the field of information technology;
- be familiar with BCS Code of Conduct and understand the obligations that it imposes on members;
- understand the concepts of reservation of title and reservation of function in the context of professional responsibility for public safety.
2.1 THE CONCEPT OF A PROFESSION
Words like profession and professional are used in many different ways. Professional footballers are footballers who make their living from the game. Professional employees are employees of a certain status, who are expected, within limits, to put the interests ...