Blog posts by year and month June 2013
is senior editorial designer for BBC News visual journalism
Ever wondered what your cat gets up to once it leaves the cat flap? The Horizon programme, in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College, set off to a Surrey village with GPS trackers and collar ‘cat cams’ to find out. While the idea seemed light-hearted to begin with there was some seriou...
Head of Product
In my first blog post I’m going to be telling you about a new data model concept called ‘Storyline’ which we hope will provide the basis for innovative online journalism partnerships. The BBC believes in distributing its work to the wider industry in order to benefit users and other online publ...
Director Business Development
I see the BBC Online event as a great platform to inform the companies we work with about the exciting things going on within Future Media. After a busy day including live demos from the Connected Studio team and a brilliantly provocative Audiences session from Julian Dickens, Ralph Rivera and...
Executive Product Manager, BBC News
Today we launch our native mobile apps for Android and iOS. The Android version is now available from the Google Play store and the iOS version is available from the iTunes store. While most users have traditionally visited the BBC Weather site on their desktop, we have seen a huge increase in...
Bitesize is the BBC’s online study support resource which is used by millions of students every year for help with coursework, classwork and exams. Later this year Bitesize is due to become part of the new Knowledge and Learning (K&L) website. Find out more about the new product from executive e...
I’m Patrick Healy, head of product for the Children’s Interactive division. My colleague Simon Lumb (product manager for Games Grid) and I recently gave a presentation at the BBC Online Briefing discussing the future of CBBC and Cbeebies online and how we used the Games Grid platform and the C...
This is an overview of what we think object-based broadcasting might be, how it's different to traditional broadcasting and what benefits it could potentially bring to our audience. Recently there have been a number of public facing experiments (here and here) which have explored various aspect...