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Fidelis commissions online portfolio to launch new insurance model

Insurance and reinsurance provider Fidelis has commissioned White October to design and build its online showcase for innovative underwriting services. Fidelis has recently entered the insurance market with a model designed to ensure rapid and effective responses to insurance challenges while also optimising shareholder returns.  Fidelis Group CEO Richard Brindle explained the new approach when […]

Former Moshi Monsters CTO Chris Thorpe appointed Technical Director for White October

Oxford-based digital agency White October announces Chris Thorpe has joined the firm as Technical Director.  Co-founder of 3D printing content provider I Can Make and former CTO of Moshi Monsters, he takes on the role to steer White October into new areas of technical exploration and strengthen the firm’s digital capabilities. Dave Fletcher, White October […]

Filling the gap at White October

My name is Tomi and I worked at White October for a year between finishing my A Levels and starting my Computing degree. This blog post is a personal reflection of my gap year at White October. How it all started I first encountered White October when they accepted me for 1 week of work […]

White October app enables cloud connectivity among Delta-T data loggers

The following is a shortened press release.  The full release link is below. White October has developed a web application for Delta-T Devices’ new DeltaLINK-Cloud facility which enables users to easily visualise, interpret and share data from data loggers installed in a range of research and environmental monitoring projects. The web application takes large volumes […]

Debugging – down the rabbit hole (or not!)

We’ve all been there: Developer A: This feature should only have taken an hour to develop.  Next thing I knew, it was two days later and I’d still not solved this weird bug with method X. Developer B: Why didn’t you just stop using method X and start using method Y instead? Developer A is […]

How three cards could change your meetings for the better

Every Monday morning at White October we have an operations meeting where the management team, PM & AM team meet to review the status of projects across the agency. Since the start of the year, we have made time for a retrospective at the end of the meeting. In our last meeting of the year, […]

Hamilton Trust are delighted to be BETT Award finalists.

Hamilton Trust, working with White October, have been shortlisted for the finals in the Primary Digital Content category for their work over three key educational sites. The main Hamilton Trust website makes adaptable teaching resources available electronically for teachers to use in planning and teaching across Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.  Their adaptability […]

Oxford’s White October builds online sports platform supported by Dame Kelly Holmes

The following is a shortened press release. White October is the development partner for Ultimate Player, a new online programme that inspires children to learn more sporting skills and get involved in sports.  Speaking at the launch event at Lord’s Cricket Ground last week, Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes said: “It is crucial we […]