Thursday 10 November Open Source – Turn on the LAMP

Speaker’s Notes As he promised, Alan Lenton has posted his lecture notes on the ibgames website. Open Source – Turn on the LAMP What a challenge for a speaker! We were fortunate enough in our November meeting to hold a joint meeting with, be able to welcome members of, the BCS Open Source Specialist Group… Read more »

Thursday 6 October: State transition testing

State Transition Testing I have a confession to make: if you’d asked me to rank this year’s sessions in order of interest – a session on testing would have come near the bottom. But that was before I’d heard Peter Quentin‘s fascinating talk. Peter set the scene by agreeing with the audience that, since the… Read more »

Thursday 15 Sept: SmartSourcing

SmartSourcing The first meeting of the 2005/6 season got our annual programme off to a good start. Our speaker, Robb Mann of QVIP, took us through the pitfalls waiting for the unwary of outsourcing as well as the benefits. He proposed potential solutions for the shortcomings in the process. From case studies Robb made several… Read more »

Chairman’s letter Autumn 2005

This letter, which was posted to branch members with the programme cards in August 2005, is also available as a 108KB PDF file. Dear Member May I take this opportunity to welcome you to the 2005/2006 programme from the Oxfordshire Branch of the BCS, and my third year as chairman of the branch. I am… Read more »

2005 AGM Report

Dear Member Re: BCS Oxfordshire Branch – 2005 Annual General Meeting The 2004/2005 program has come to an end. This year has been another successful year for Oxfordshire with 8 well attended branch meetings including our annual trip to the science museum large objects store at Wroughton. My thanks go to the branch committee members… Read more »