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Double gold for White October team

You’re quite right, yes, we’re really proud to be design winners – a double gold in fact – with Oxford Analytica’s Daily Brief and the Let’s Talk FGM app with Oxford Health. Congratulations to the teams working on both projects. The London Design Awards celebrate the creativity and courage of those who are leading the […]

‘Let’s Talk FGM’ app wins London Design Award

The following is a shortened press release, 24 Nov 2016. An app designed to make it easier for health professionals to talk about female genital mutilation (FGM) with their clients has been voted Best in the Digital Health category in the London Design Awards, a global award series that celebrates excellence in design. ‘Let’s Talk […]

White October fills key management roles from within its own talent pool

The following is a shortened press release, Sep 2016.   Two talented women from the White October team are taking on leadership roles within the firm and our sister company White October Events.  Jo Lankester is to become Interim Managing Director of White October Events, to provide maternity cover for founder and MD Ruth Yarnit.  Sarah […]

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, […]

Building a new face for Digital Oxford – can you help?

Tonight the Digital Oxford Website Working Group met to figure out how to get going on a new brand and website for Digital Oxford. Digital Oxford is in the process of reforming as a Community Interest Company, with a mission to instil pride in the digital industry here.  As an industry and community run organisation […]

Our role in world events

Whether Scotland voted ‘Yes’ or ‘No,’ predicting the next financial crisis and finding global talent were a few of the topics on the agenda at this year’s Global Horizons, an international conference presented by Oxford Analytica. This global event, attended by leaders and experts from all over the world, also saw the unveiling of the […]

ALL YOUR BAS3

The third All Your Base conference is happening next month here in Oxford, with our John Wards presiding. AYB was John’s idea back in 2012, and he does an amazing job curating and chairing the only database conference of its kind in the UK! Jeni Tennison, Technical Director at Open Data Institute, will kick things […]