Creating and Championing a Creative Culture

Creativity. A nebulous, almost intangible part of life that is increasingly important in many aspects of business: creative leadership, creative communications, creative strategy and the list goes on. (We’ve even been hearing a lot about creative accounting in the press recently but the less said about that the better, probably). As budgets get tighter, there

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DPM:UK 2015 – A Review by our Project Manager, Sarah

Following an early morning train into Manchester and a battle through the completely unexpected snow, Colette and I arrived at the Comedy Store for DPM:UK 2015 (digital project management conference). Attending conferences such as these help us keep in mind the best practice of project management and develop us professionally. After signing in and collecting

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Five Key Social Media Trends in Journalism

Cision – a global communications software company – recently hosted a webinar with the BBC’s assistant editor of social news Mark Frankel. Mark oversees the BBC’s most high-profile Twitter accounts and consequently, it was interesting to listen to his thoughts and opinions on the latest trends. The webinar aligned with Cision’s latest ‘Social Journalism Study‘ –

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An Evening with Saatchi & Saatchi Executive Chairman, Kevin Roberts

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Magma Digital Sponsors PHP South Coast

A new collaboration between three PHP user groups on the south coast (PHP Hampshire, PHP Brighton and PHP Dorset) has emerged. They have joined forces to run a joint conference on the 18th July called – you guessed it – PHP South Coast. We are proud to be a gold level sponsor of the conference. Magma Digital has

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Observational Learning: Lessons from Tiger Woods

Last year, Magma Digital embarked upon a journey of discovery and enlightenment with the BIBAs Academy. Facilitated through a partnership with the Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), it is a fantastic opportunity to leverage the experience and insight of both academic and commercial thought-leaders. This week’s masterclass was hosted by the wonderfully engaging Ricardo Zozimo, a

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Happy New Year: Magma Digital’s Plans for 2015

The new year is upon us. Christmas trees are coming down and its time to put the festive frivolity behind us. It’s back to business as usual. Or, maybe not… For us, 2015 will be a year of significant change at Magma Digital. Last year was our 15th birthday and a trio of prestigious awards soon followed

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SME Manufacturers Plan to Grow in 2015

The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) produce a quarterly “barometer” report, which has the remit of collecting the views, opinions and business results of English manufacturing small & medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The latest report (published in November) is fairly positive; MAS concluded that ‘cautious optimism remains the overarching sentiment among the 859 respondents.’ A highlight

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Introducing Matt, Our New Technical Lead

It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Matt Cockayne as technical lead. Matt arrives with a wealth of experience, particularly from his last role as the managing/technical director at Zucchi Ltd. Matt has worked in a variety of organisations where he has been able to influence the commercial, technical and project

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