Michael Burnett

Executive Product Manager, BBC Future Media

Blog posts in total 5

Posts

  1. BBC Weather Watchers: Creating the new crowdsourced weather experience

    Every day we receive bundles of emails, messages and photos about the weather. We try our best to show off users’ photos on the regular website and TV and radio broadcasts, but it’s been great to create a space to make the most of all our users’ content and contributions.

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  2. It's a still work-in-progress, but is the next step in our plans to move to a fully responsive web solution on mobile, tablet and desktop.

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  3. One issue coming through loud and clear is that many users on more basic phones are missing the old vertical five-day overview. We're addressing this now and will be reintroducing the overview in the next few weeks.

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  4. I am well aware there have been some very difficult weather conditions up and down the UK since early December. So it’s humbling to know that so many users have turned to the BBC app for their weather information.

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  5. In my role as Product Lead in BBC Future Media, I'm responsible for the development of the BBC's Olympic torch relay website and 2012 Portal. Couple of news flashes before I start - firstly, UK users can now watch live torch relay video, or #bbctorchcam as it's known by many, on their iPhones....

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