Category Archives: co-working

When your hack day idea gets out of control

The following is a shortened article from Medium, written by Anna Peniašková. People at White October love doing hack days. It is a great way to push your limits and have fun making silly things. We held another hack day in January 2017.  Read more about what we have done during our previous hack days here. […]

What it means to be a designer at White October

People think being a web designer is only about making things look good. I often joke about that stereotype myself, but the reality is being a designer involves a lot more than that and can be really hard work, especially when you focus on UX. Recently a Project manager colleague told me that UX 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 […]

Digital Oxford Week: Our highlights

  Digital Oxford Week has taken place for the last few years, and we’re back again next week starting the 11th May. We started Digital Oxford Week to draw attention to the diverse range of digital talent here in Oxfordshire. The aim is to showcase our regular meetups and offer a chance for people to […]

Princess Anne to come face to face with smart toothbrush

Remember teenage team Brush!, who won Best Commercial Potential and Audience Selection at the Oxford Emerging Tech Weekender back in November, with their innovative internet of things toothbrush project?  Well they were in the office last week, working with our design team to map out a storyboard of a user’s journey through the app and […]

Do you manage digital projects?  Have you heard about The Big DO?

Alongside DO PM, here’s another great opportunity to network and learn. The Big DO  is a one day event in Oxford aimed at Scrum and Agile practitioners but open to anyone involved in managing digital projects.  It’s a great opportunity to discuss, debate, discover, develop and DO – Yes you’ll be involved.  We’re telling everyone […]

Managing design. How do we do it?

Joel Hughes of the Business of Web Design chats to Jo Lankester, our Head of Design about her role and how design is helping to grow the agency. The interview is an extract from this podcast.   Tell me what you do Basically I make make sure we are maintaining high standards for design output […]

Oxford Aims for ‘Number One Tech Hub’ Title

Ahead of the Digital Oxford launch on January 28, Wired UK  gives a detailed insight of our efforts to bring together the tech communities in Oxford and Oxfordshire. In the article journalist Mark Piesing talks to Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey, NaturalMotion founder and CEO Torsten Reil, Digital Network […]