17th February 2011 – Testing Agile Projects – Dr Stuart Reid, CTO, Testing Solutions Group Our February talk was held in the impressive setting of Sophos’s UK Headquarters based in Abingdon. Sophos laid on a superb spread of sandwiches, delicious cakes and biscuits, tea and coffee to begin the evening in the Atrium of their… Read more »
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Late afternoon visit to Prodrive!
Thursday 28th April 2011, 4 for 4:30pm start Prodrive, Acorn Way, Wildmere Industrial Estate, Banbury OX16 3ER SOLD OUT Prodrive is one of the world’s largest and most successful motorsport and vehicle technology businesses with annual sales of £100 million and employing more than 500 staff in the UK, India, Australia and China. In… Read more »
[Event Summary] The Changing Face of Payments
Tim Lambertstock, Payments Consultant, was the speaker at our well-attended January meeting. Tim gave an introduction to payments and payment systems, covering both the UK and international schemes. He went on to describe how this is changing, particularly with initiatives such as the UK Faster Payments scheme and how new entrants – both new banks… Read more »
[Event Summary] Future Technology–Christmas Lecture
Dr Chris Yapp delivered our 2010 Christmas Lecture. 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 has worked extensively across the public sector, in Local Government, Education, Health and Creative Industries. Chris’s interests lie in scenario… Read more »
A Message from Science Oxford
A MESSAGE FROM SCIENCE OXFORD This is a reprint of an email distributed by Science Oxford to its subscribers we thought may be of interest to other BCS Oxfordshire members. Dear Newsletter Subscriber Science Oxford (in the form of our parent charity, The Oxford Trust) has been at the heart of science and enterprise in… Read more »