Author Archives: hdavis

What are we doing about diversity?

At the start of the year, my colleague Sarah Plant and I decided to host two film screenings. CODE Girl and CODE-Debugging the gender gap. We’re both advocates of women in tech and hoped the film screenings would bring together like-minded people who could share in a discussion around this topic. The second film touched […]

CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Last night concluded our mini film series of CODE Girl and CODE: Debugging the gender gap. My colleague, Sarah Plant and I decided to screen the films, as we’re strong advocates of women in tech and want to champion others to demand more from the industry when it comes to building a more inclusive and […]

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, […]

You’re never immune to falling into the wrong path as a DPM

This post was originally posted by Holly Davis on Medium, 13 Oct. I was really excited to hear Sam Barnes new talk entitled ‘You Can Do Well, or You Can Do Good’ at the Digital PM Summit today and he didn’t disappoint. As my friend Abby Fretz put it, it often feels like Sam is […]

It’s not the stuff you do, it’s who you are that counts.

This post was originally posted by Holly Davis on Medium, 13 Oct. In her keynote at this year’s Digital PM Summit in Philadelphia, Nancy Lyons, CEO of Clockwork impressed us all with her insights into the impact of technology on how we work and how we view work being fundamentally broken. The technological revolution has […]

Why testing your idea is always a good idea

I’ve seen both small and big companies invest thousands of pounds, sometimes millions, on an idea with little or no customer validation. It’s refreshing when you come into contact with a Product Owner with an almost unshakeable belief in their product but we’ve recognised that when someone lives and breathes their idea, it can lead […]

Press release: White October builds interactive Certificates for Open Data Institute

Jun 17, 2013 – Oxford firm White October has developed the interactive online facility for Open Data Certificates, an initiative from The Open Data Institute to help data owners and users understand and meet the requirements for open data publishing. Open Data Certificates, which comprise a self assessment questionnaire, electronic Certificate and advice to data […]

The best bits from BrightonSEO

Brighton SEO is a bi-annual conference on SEO. I attended the conference for the first time last year and was pleasantly surprised to find a diverse group of attendees and talks encompassing everything from content marketing, PR & advertising as well as traditional SEO “tech” talks. This year was no different, here are my key takeaways […]

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