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A list of updates from Matt Shearer that relate to his work at the BBC.

News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – Belfast

Following the News Archive briefing in London yesterday, we ran the briefing in Belfast today. ~10 Indies from the Belfast area attended, to look at the scope and context for the News Archive Connected Studio process which is kicking off. You can read more about it here. Richard Cable introduced the News Archive editorial proposal. … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – Belfast

News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – London

Today we (News Labs as part of BBC Connected Studio) ran an event at the Shoreditch Village Hall, to brief potential participants of the News Archive Creative Studio with the background for the News Archive project. Here you can see the BBC News Labs “News Archive” presentation that explains how BBC News Archive content will … Continue reading News Archive Creative Studio Briefing – London

BBC News Labs at Silicon Milk Roundabout #smr6

Earlier today (from 11am to 5pm) BBC News had a stand at Silicon Milk Roundabout 2013. We were there to show off what the BBC News & BBC Weather teams were doing, and to see if there were any potential new recruits for BBC. We took the names of 150 interested developers! The stand and … Continue reading BBC News Labs at Silicon Milk Roundabout #smr6

BBC #newsHACK 2013 catch up session - With Matt Shearer, Connected Studio and BBC News Labs

#newsHACK 2013 – BBC News Labs Hackathon with Connected Studio

On October 17th & 18th 2013, BBC News Labs in partnership with BBC Connected Studio, put on a 48 hour News Industry Hackathon called #newsHACK with 10 News Organisations and 6 Universities. BBC News Labs brought The Juicer, with our News Labs APIs, and a Storyline authoring tool called Storyliner by Outlandish.com for teams to … Continue reading #newsHACK 2013 – BBC News Labs Hackathon with Connected Studio

New Job: Innovation Manager, BBC News Labs

Today I am moving my attentions fulltime to BBC News Labs as the “innovation Manager”. B-Rilliant. We are (I am) teaming up with BBC Connected Studio to make to build the existing activities into a fully fledged innovation incubator. We are planning to “second” a % time from various News team members into the lab, … Continue reading New Job: Innovation Manager, BBC News Labs

Alexandra Palace - by Matt Shearer

Launching a new BBC News Agile Delivery Process

In the past few weeks, we (the BBC News Project Managers and I) have rolled out a new Portfolio Delivery process, based around the phases in the BBC’s “Product Lifecycle”. This figure shows how we are now managing EPIC-level features through the product development process. What does this mean? What is the benefit? This means that we … Continue reading Launching a new BBC News Agile Delivery Process

Launching “The News Juicer” – for BBC News Labs

We are very pleased to introduce “THE NEWS JUICER”. This is the Semantic Prototyping Platform for BBC News Labs, which will provide real semantic data sources and APIs for the BBC News Labs “Summer Labs” between now and end of September 2012.