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Mapping Motivation Event with James Sale – 22 Feb, 2016

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Mapping Motivation Event with James Sale – 22 Feb, 2016

Oxford Technology & Media were delighted to welcome author and coach James Sale (author of “Mapping Motivation”) to kick off 2016 with a fascinating look into how you can map motivation and bring true insight into the uncertain world of people management. Love may well make the world go round but how well do we really understand what gets people out of bed in the morning let alone enjoy what they do? How important is creativity in the world of work? Why are some people so difficult? How do you get everyone pulling in the same...

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Digital Maturity Event – 11 April, 2016

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Digital Maturity Event – 11 April, 2016

DIGITAL MATURITY When will we know we’ve grown up? Here’s a flavour of our April 2016 event. You can see the full blurb at the event registration page. Date:  Monday 11th April 2016, 6.00pm to 9.00pm Venue: The Story Museum, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP Digital is becoming ever more pervasive in our everyday lives, from film-makers to universities to SMEs to multinationals, and it now forms a core part of most organisations’ daily operations. The ‘Digital’ rate of change will only continue to accelerate as new technologies...

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Cally Robson – A Tribute

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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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Monetising the Music Industry event, 9 March, 2015

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Monetising the Music Industry event, 9 March, 2015

Pennies From Heaven, an Oxford Technology & Media event. 9 Mar 2015, at The Story Museum, Oxford, UK. Were the vast sums of money made from recorded music in the 20th century just a curious anomaly in the history of music, or can new digital rights technology herald a return to the good old days? OTM’s Paul Wightman talks with music industry stars Dave Gaydon, Pete Downton and Oli Steadman. Video: Indigo Dingo THE PANEL DAVE GAYDON — Head of music at the world famous Camden Roundhouse since 2007 and before that, head of music &...

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Guest Post: The School of Sound International Symposium 2015

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We welcome this guest post from OTM member Larry Sider of The School of Sound Through its seminars and workshops dating back to 1998, the School of Sound has created a unique forum for exploring the use and creation of sound in media and the arts. It’s masterclasses by innovative, visionary practitioners, artists and academics, have created an on-going ‘conversation’ about the connections between creativity, technology and audience perception that define 21st century sound design. As Diane Sider of the School of Sound explains, the SOS began...

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Guest Post: Behold the new organisational model. It may be teal but it’s agile

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We welcome this guest post from Russ Lewis – The Agiliser and Senior Partner at Storm Consulting. Find out more about Russ, Storm Consultingand what Agile means in business here There is a workplace evolution underway, lots of people are signalling it. Dan Pink came-up with the label ‘Motivation 3.0’; Jurgen Appelo followed suit with ‘Management 3.0’; and many of us speak of a move towards a Lean or Agile enterprise. Earlier this year, Frederic Laloux published Reinventing Organisations in which he not only identifies the way...

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Calling businesses looking to expand in or to Oxfordshire

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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?

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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

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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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Business Leadership Event – 13 January 2014

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Master & Commander What makes great business leadership? An OTMFN Event Saïd Business School, Oxford – 13 January 2014 Video to Follow Soon A number of us might quote great leadership examples from history such as Alexander the Great, TE Lawrence or Churchill. Others might look at the ranks of winning sports teams and salute how great leadership has driven exceptional performance from within their ranks.   Despite this tacit understanding, many organisations completely fail to recognise the need for great business leadership...

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