Testing Agile Projects

Dr Stuart Reid, CTO, Testing Solutions Group Venue: Sophos plc, Abingdon OX14 3YP Agile is quickly becoming the most popular approach to software development, but it is implemented in a wide variety of ways and many ‘agile’ projects forget to include testers in the agile team. This talk considers the variety of options used to… Read more »

The Changing Face of Payments

Tim Lambertstock, Payments Consultant As technology develops, the demise of cash has long been predicted. Cheques are due to go in the UK in 2018 but what will replace them? This talk will discuss developments in payments including mobile, online and point-of-sale. It will also describe experience elsewhere in the world.

Future Technology – Christmas Lecture

Chris Yapp, Technology Futurist Venue: Rewley House,Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA Chris is a technology and policy futurologist who has been in the IT industry since 1980. His roles have spanned Honeywell, ICL, HP, Microsoft and Capgemini. He is a Fellow of the BCS, a Fellow of the RSA and author of the BCS Future… Read more »

Digital Britain

Adrian Wooster, Broadband Strategist Thursday 11th November 2010 – 7:30pm Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG   The new Government’s approach and ambition for a Digital Britain is now radically different from Lord Carter’s original vision. How do the desires for a "Big Society" and the best "superfast" broadband market in Europe… Read more »

Web 2 Woe: Cybercrime on Social Networks

  Graham Cluley, Senior Technology Consultant, Sophos Plc. Thursday 14th October 2010 – 7:30pm Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3QG This month’s talk is by one of the IT industry’s celebrities Graham Cluley Senior security and malware consultant from Sophos. Graham is a well publicised spokesperson for the security industry, his page… Read more »