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Digital Bristol Week 2015

Digital Bristol Week returns to Bristol from 2 to 8 February 2015 with an exciting schedule that's packed with free events to develop your career and contacts.

Monoliths and microservices

Why splitting an application into smaller parts can lead to better software

Working alone

BBC journalists sometimes work alone: on newsroom shifts in a BBC building or on location. Simple safety procedures can minimise the risks that occasionally present themselves

Making an obituary

When somebody famous dies, an obituary usually goes live soon after the news breaks. BBC obituaries are usually done in advance. This video explains how

Live Q&A: Give your career a health check

Thinking about your next career move? Worried about getting the right experience or making the right connections? The BBC Academy’s Lucy Hooper gives your career a health check

1Xtra: How to make it in radio

Find out what it takes to get into radio and work at 1Xtra with presenters Twin B and Mistajam.


Audibility issues and what the broadcast industry can do to address them

Journalism Blog

Mobile journalism had its place in Paris, but it couldn’t work alone

A simple guide to minute-taking

Need to minute-take but not sure how best to approach it? Get some tips from BBC secretary Jane Earl.