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Design of Oxford University Press dictionaries website brings English language to life

The following is a shortened press release. January 2014 – White October is helping Oxford University Press (OUP) bring the English language to life with the redesign of its dictionaries website, www.oxforddictionaries.com. The site is a worldwide resource for people interested in the English language and its redesign combines two existing websites into one that [...]

Welcome to the team!

We are welcoming three new members to our developer and client services teams … Karen Leech joins as Drupal Developer. Previously with The Children’s Society, she has also worked for Cap Gemini, Norwich City College and as a freelance developer. Karen’s Drupal prowess and project management experience with Agile techniques made her a perfect fit [...]

How lean saves you money

Part of our How to Make Your Idea Work Better, While Spending Less of Your Budget Series. Providing you with: Key indicators that your project could benefit from Lean An understanding of Lean Methods How Lean stops you spending money on things that won’t work and helps you get a working product sooner You have [...]

Web Project Management and Collaboration Using Github

A year ago, I had never heard of GitHub and now I’m using it on several of my biggest projects and to my surprise, enjoying doing so! It started just under a year ago when I asked my project team what their preference would be for tracking issues, and the developers were almost evangelical about [...]

Creative challenge is a walk in the Park

The success of Lambeth Library Challenge led Lambeth Council to ask us if the interactive online tool, which enables people to ‘build their own library’, could be used for other Council services.  Lambeth Parks were looking for ways of getting residents more involved in how the Council plans future parks and open spaces, while gathering [...]

White October streamlines online ordering for Ethex

We are very proud to be helping online trading platform Ethex to offer fast and secure online ordering services to investors. Ethex is the UK’s leading positive investment trading platform and, thanks to technology enhancements, investors can now order and pay for financial products such as shares on the Ethex site in just a few [...]

jQuery UK is back for 2014!

We are thrilled to announce that the third annual conference will take place on the 16th of May 2014, right here in Oxford.  jQuery UK is the UK’s largest front-end developer conference. Over one day and three exciting tracks, pioneers of the world’s favourite JavaScript framework and wider industry experts will deliver technical content to inspire [...]

New community site helps Opus Energy give people power

The team at Opus Energy do a lot more than keep the lights on for their customers. They have an endless supply of ‘people power’ when it comes to giving back to the community. As if being one of the UK’s leading business energy suppliers wasn’t enough, employees and the firm’s sponsored athletes are always [...]

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