Tag Archives: business

New hires strengthen skills for White October

We’ve announced a series of recent appointments, continuing to strengthen our offering as a leading digital agency which attracts the best people. The six recruits have filled posts in digital development, design, account management and support and bring the total team to 30. Founder and MD Dave Fletcher says: “We are seeing a marked increase […]

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 […]

Hitachi’s new site sends strong signals

How does a world-leading rail manufacturer like Hitachi Rail Europe help people keep track of its organisation?   From government officials to railway enthusiasts, potential employees to industry commentators, Hitachi Rail Europe speaks to an incredibly wide audience. For anyone who wants to know more about, travel with, talk to or work with Hitachi Rail […]

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 […]

Building a Business seminar: does my customer’s problem actually exist?

Our MD, Dave Fletcher, recently presented to budding entrepreneurs as part of the Building a Business series at the Saïd Business School.  He provided some useful tips on the first two stages of Steve Blank’s Customer Development Model. In this final blog, he looks at Customer Validation and how start-ups can establish whether a customer […]

Building a Business seminar: how start-ups can test their assumptions

During his recent seminar as part of the Building a Business series at the Saïd Business School, our MD, Dave Fletcher, talked to budding entrepreneurs about the first two stages of Steve Blank’s Customer Development Model. Here, in his follow up blog, he provides some nuggets on Customer Discovery. More specifically, recognising and testing assumptions…  […]

Team building and the pursuit of happiness: Making change happen

Part 2 – Making change happen How do you structure a creative digital agency to generate the best work and brightest ideas? In Part 1 we explained why we decided to fundamentally change the structure of White October to a teams-based agency.  Now we’re looking at how we are starting to make the change happen. […]

Oxford Risk Rating Online receives Financial World Innovation Commendation

      Following is a shortened press release. December 2014 – A service which enables financial advisers to closely match investments with investors has been commended at the Financial  World Innovation Awards 2014. The Risk Profiling Service, developed by Oxford Risk in partnership with White October, received the commendation in the category Best Risk […]

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