Wednesday 24 October The Vision & Reality of Access Grid and How it Can Save the Planet

Joint meeting Access Grid is an advanced collaboration environment which has been described as "videoconferencing on steroids". In this Joint Session with Chester & North Wales branch, Michael Daw, Head of the UK Access Grid Support Centre at the University of Manchester, delivered his talk from the Daresbury Lab using live Access Grid video links… Read more »

Thursday 27 Sept: How Green is IT?

How Green is IT? Our speaker was Liam Newcombe, secretary of the BCS Data Centre Specialist Group, which is raising the awareness of just how "Green" we are in the IT industry.  Liam gave us the real facts and figures with information about what we as an industry are doing and can do about it.… Read more »

Chair’s Letter 2007

Dear Oxfordshire Branch Member, BCS Oxfordshire Branch – Chair’s Letter Hello and welcome to our Branch membership on the 50th Anniversary of the BCS. Welcome, particularly, to our new members and we look forward to seeing many of you at one of our Branch events where you can network with other members. Our attendance at… Read more »

Thursday 26 April 2007: Ruby on Rails

Ruby on Rails Ruby on Rails was top of Computerworld’s March list of Five Technologies You Need to Know about in 2007. Previous feedback had indicated that our members appreciate technical sessions: Jonathan Conway of New Bamboo Web Development certainly threw us in at the deep end with lots of code examples to demonstrate why… Read more »