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Cally Robson – A Tribute

Posted by on 6:17 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Finance, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film | 0 comments

Tony Henderson celebrates the life of our friend Cally: For my friend and fellow OTMFN board member Cally Robson who tragically died of cancer on Tuesday 19 May. The Invisible Force The Invisible Force that beset you That you fought and you never gave in Has lifted you up from beside us Though your presence remains here and within. We know you so well as our teacher Our coach, our parent, our friend. We’ll have to write it all down now To which address can we now send? It’s not questions that really need answers But your voice...

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Calling businesses looking to expand in or to Oxfordshire

Posted by on 6:57 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

This is a guest post (hopefully the first of many) introducing the Invest in Oxfordshire service Invest in Oxfordshire is a free, confidential inward investment service. With partners, we support new companies to move into Oxfordshire; and existing companies to grow. To date we have focused predominately on three key sectors; life sciences, advanced engineering, and space-related technology.  We are now actively researching, and looking to support the Creative Industries, Environmental Technology, and IT sectors.  If you are such a company...

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Enough of the Cloud Already, What’s Next for Enterprise Technology?

Posted by on 11:06 am in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Publishing & Internet, Technology | 0 comments

A guest post from Richie Etware, leader in design thinking, organizational transformation, innovation, and thought leadership. Folow the lively discussion on the full article here. Business leaders interested in the future of enterprise technology should stop thinking of “the cloud” as a noun and start thinking about “clouding” as a verb. When we talk about cloud computing in general, we’re describing a set of efficiency principles only applied to once stateful compute and storage resources that are now stateless...

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University of Oxford signs collaboration agreement with Digital Catapult

Posted by on 10:46 am in Big Data & Telecoms, Media, Publishing & Internet, Technology | 0 comments

The University of Oxford has announced a collaboration agreement with the Connected Digital Economy Catapult.As part of the agreement the University will work with the Digital Catapult, business and the public sector to collaborate on joint projects and activities. The collaborative work will be co-ordinated at Oxford by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) and its Oxford Digital Economy Collaboration Group (ODEC). Initially the collaboration will focus on the security aspects of a project designed to support data sharing within industry, the...

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We’re All Technologists Now

Posted by on 10:32 am in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Technology | 0 comments

Graeme Freeman looks at the number of SMEs who have gradually moved from being non-technology businesses to having IT as the core of their client proposition.

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Next step in the OTMFN journey

Posted by on 10:08 am in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

We’re quietly launching the new website for The Oxford Technology Media & Finance Network today at http://www.otmfn.co.uk. For the sake of transparency, this has not been funded, but set up as a ‘starter site’ to be a place to capture news about the network and its members. It has been developed by David Harris (who you may know as a marketing and strategy expert or as a director of local IT Support business, The Oxford Knowledge Company with input from the other OTMFN Board members. Over the coming months, we’ll...

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Tech Strategy Board’s Creative Industries Investment Programme 2013-14

Posted by on 1:27 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Gaming, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Television & Film | 0 comments

A heads up for you on the new Creative Industries Strategy and Investment Programme 2013-14 from the governments innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board – which includes upcoming project areas they’re looking to invest in – Cross-Platform Production in Digital Media Frictionless Commerce (as an online shopper, I do like that one 🙂 Hyperlocal Media Demonstrators (hmmm. Anyone?) Location Based Services Valuing and Pricing Digital Assets Big Data Exploration (if you must) Large amounts of dosh involved, non-matched...

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Oxfordshire Innovation Engine – Report and Recommendations For Our High Tech Future

Posted by on 3:20 pm in Big Data & Telecoms, Entrepreneurs & Finance, Featured, Gaming, Media, Music & Sound, Photography, Publishing & Internet, Technology, Television & Film | 0 comments

Sponsored by the Uni of Oxford, Science Oxford and the Local Enterprise Partnership, this 92 page report was published early October. Seems well researched to me (by SQW group) and includes some great recommendations and direction for the future of the county. Particularly around the need for stronger leadership and vision, and improved networking opportunities. The gap for me, however, is that the “high tech” areas cover really only the conventional areas we’d associate with Oxfordshire – bioscience & medical,...

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Big Data & Telecoms News

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We welcome guest bloggers to write articles in any of our topic areas in the new site. Contact us if you would like to contribute. This is  sample OTMFN post.  Each post will be a news item that can be added to various parts of the site and can have one or more category.  It can, however, only have one author.

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