22 posts about BBC News on this blog
Wednesday 27 November 2013, 08:30
We ran a BBC News Labs stand at the Mozilla Festival “Science Fair” to demonstrate and share the News Labs APIs and The Juicer, to talk about Storyline, and to see what was going on in the open source, hacker and maker innovation spaces.
Tuesday 22 October 2013, 10:36
We saw some great rapid iterations on ideas with small, multidiscipline teams. Each team had a chance to test their ideas in audience testing on the Thursday afternoon to get some real insight. Another key element was that teams used real data sources, rather than mocked up data.
Tuesday 15 October 2013, 08:30
Storyline is an open (free to use) data model developed by some News industry data practitioners to allow the description of News Stories (including articles, images, video, shorttext etc) using linked data.
Thursday 18 July 2013, 10:56
The Breaking News Tool (BNT) is a new product we’ve launched this month which allows journalists to deliver breaking news alerts to you in up to six different ways at once.
Tuesday 2 July 2013, 12:35
Today we are releasing updates to our iOS and Android apps that will allow users to opt in to receive breaking news push notifications.
Push notifications allow users to be alerted to breaking news stories on their smartphone or tablet in a form similar to a text message, even when they aren’t using...
Friday 28 June 2013, 12:06
I helped create an interactive infographic that depicts Voyager’s journey through our Solar System and a calculator feature that allows users to compare their commute time with Voyager’s journey. The feature also provides information about the celestial objects and different points of interest Voyager...
Tuesday 25 June 2013, 11:39
Hi I’m the project manager on the Vote 2013 Election product. You can find out more about the product in my colleague Jonathan’s blog post.
Here I am going to tell you about the way I managed this project which utilised a number of new technologies and tools to put in place a solid foundation for...
Friday 21 June 2013, 07:31
The BBC is investing in its online political coverage to meet the challenges of the next four years. We took the first step on this journey in May, with this year’s local elections service called Vote2013.
We overhauled our technology, introduced responsive design and, for the first time, published...
Wednesday 12 June 2013, 08:00
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 publishers...
Monday 3 June 2013, 08:00
Hi I work with BBC News FM as a data architect, looking at ways that we can use linked data to help users discover relevant News stories quickly and easily on the BBC website.
My colleague Matt Shearer has blogged about some of the prototyping that we have been doing, and Oli Bartlett has explained the...
Monday 13 May 2013, 08:50
I’m Mike Satterthwaite and I’m product and installation manager for the Broadcast Systems Development Team.
We are one of the teams inside the BBC working on internal technology development. We normally develop products and solutions when there is nothing fit for purpose on the commercial market....
Friday 10 May 2013, 13:23
News about BBC Online over the last two weeks
Tuesday 23 April 2013, 18:20
Hi I’m Matt Shearer, delivery manager for Future Media News. I manage the delivery of the News Product and I also lead on BBC News Labs.
I recently wrote about BBC News Labs and the BBC News Juicer.
The News Juicer is a platform that digests what we publish on bbc.co.uk/news...
Tuesday 16 April 2013, 08:31
Hi, I'm Phil Buckley, the outgoing Executive Product Manager for the World Service Websites.
At the end of last year I blogged about the new responsive BBC Indonesia mobile site and I'm now very proud to announce the launch of several more language sites into our Responsive Design News product.
Tuesday 19 February 2013, 09:31
Hi I’m Oli Bartlett, product manager for the BBC's Linked Data Platform.
The Linked Data Platform is one of the legacies of the BBC Sport 2012 Olympics website. You may have read my blog post on the work we did for the Olympic Data Service.
One aspect of the service delivered…
Monday 28 January 2013, 09:41
Hi I’m Matt Shearer, Delivery Manager for Future Media News - I manage the delivery of the News Product portfolio and I also lead on BBC News Labs.
BBC News Labs is an innovation project which BBC News started during 2012.
Friday 18 January 2013, 10:10
Recently I had the pleasure of working on US Elections on the BBC News site, a subject I'm especially passionate about as an American living in London.
My team produces a huge range of infographics that accompany our daily online news stories and we also do the UX design for larger...
Tuesday 8 January 2013, 14:15
Hi I am the head of product for BBC News Online and lead the product strategy and development of website, mobile, tablet and IPTV products for News.
The change of year is a good time to look back and also forward. In the BBC News Online product team in recent weeks we have been reflecting on a year in...
Wednesday 5 December 2012, 17:02
Hello, I'm Phil Buckley, Executive Product Manager for Future Media News World Service, and I lead the technical and delivery teams there.
I'm very proud that today we have released a new mobile site for BBC Indonesia in Responsive Design.
As far as I can find this...
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 12:00
My name is Helene Sears and I'm an Editorial Designer for BBC News.
My team produces a huge range of visuals including all of the daily charts, maps and infographics that accompany our online news stories.
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