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A day about innovation at BBC Audio & Music Interactive

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Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick 18:01, Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Innovation sign

BBC Audio & Music interactive is the department that looks after all the activity on the web, the red button and on the social networks for the BBC radio stations, music programmes on the TV and all the big annual events (The Proms, Glastonbury and so on).

Four times a year the team meets to share ideas, case studies and war stories. The meeting is imaginatively called the 'departmental' and it takes place in Broadcasting House - big presentations in the Radio Theatre and smaller 'break-out' meetings in various conference rooms. It starts at 0900 and finishes at 1300.

Tomorrow's 'departmental' is all about innovation - showing off the good stuff we've been building lately, learning from friends and partners who are innovating and talking about ways to innovate better ourselves. Mark Friend, Controller of the department, will chair. He says:

We've decided to make our departmental meeting as open as possible so that we can share some of the projects and ideas that we're excited about - both in the BBC and in other companies. Using social media to do this is an obvious step for us, and I'm excited to see how readers of this blog will engage in it."

Read the rest of this blog post, find out how to join in and leave comments on the BBC Internet blog.

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