Open Studios 2013 - Digital Project People Meet Up

This morning we hosted the first ever Digital Project People Meet Up, as part of the Brighton Digital Festival Open Studios. 

Cogapp has taken part in Open Studios since it started in 2011 and again in 2012, and we wanted to keep the tradition up in 2013. 

In previous years, we've done a presentation to a group of excited people. This year, it was a workshop-style affair where everyone was invited to contribute, and they did!

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This week at Cogapp

 It's been a busy old week at Cogapp. Here are a few of our highlights:

 

Reasons to Be Creative

 

As part of the Brighton Digital Festival, our designers Sita and Eleanor attended Reasons to Be Creative, a great conference aimed at the artistically-minded.

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This week at Cogapp

Welcome to the first in an occasional series of what's been happening at Cogapp Towers. 

Welcome to Cogapp

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Brighton SEO

BrightonSEO 2013 – April 12th

A rainy Friday witnessed digital marketers from around the globe descend upon Brighton SEO, hosted across the Brighton Dome, Pavilion and Corn Exchange. When I say around the globe - I really mean it, with attendees traveling from Germany, USA and even Kangaroo Island (no prizes for guessing where that’s located).

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Museum & Mobile Online Conference VI

On March 19th 2013, I was lucky enough to be involved in the 6th Museum & Mobile Online Conference.

The day was split up into a number of sessions, of which ours was entitiled "The Mobile Web: Where to start". We had a great line up of speakers:

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Why leadership is crucial for driving digital transformation

Six practical recommendations for charity chief executives who want to advance their organisation's digital output.

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50 presentations of UX goodness in one day

Saturday 8th December saw a jamboree of user experience professionals descend on Cogapp's fourth floor for UX Camp Brighton a free, one day 'unconference'. In its second year, the event is growing in stature with tickets selling out quickly and a feature in .Net magazine as their 'Event of the month'.

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10 Usability Tips from the Real World

Yesterday to celebrate World Usability Day we tweeted ‘ten tips on usability from the real world’. The tips can equally be applied to digital interfaces making them easier and more enjoyable to use.

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What do art museum audiences expect from future mobile tours?

What was your last experience with a museum audio or multimedia guide like?

Do you use them when if you’re visiting on your own or in a group? Do you use them with your children?

What excites and frustrates you most about them?

What type and depth of content would you like to see more of?

When do you use the guides? In front of the exhibits in the gallery? In preparation of the visit? During breaks in the cafe?

These were just some of the questions we asked ourselves and museum visitors when we first started thinking about designing a mobile web guide with a difference for The Baltimore Museum of Art.

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