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From hieroglyphics to emojis – the changing face of icons

Icons, symbols, images, language and text have been used by us for a long time as a means of communicating ideas and conveying messages.  History of icons Prehistoric cave paintings depicting stick figures hunting woolly mammoths, the ancient Egyptians using hieroglyphics for literature, symbolism in religion and medieval tapestries detailing…

Icons, symbols, images, language and text have been used by us for a long time as a means of communicating ideas and conveying messages.  History of icons Prehistoric cave paintings depicting stick figures hunting woolly mammoths, the ancient Egyptians using hieroglyphics for literature, symbolism in religion and medieval tapestries…

Ocasta now available on Gov’s Digital Outcomes Framework

Ocasta are now listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Services' Digital Outcomes Framework. What is the Digital Outcomes Framework? The framework is live on the Digital Marketplace and can be used by public sector organisations (PSOs) to quickly find suitable consultancies to help them design, build and deliver digital outcomes. It…

Ocasta are now listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Services’ Digital Outcomes Framework. What is the Digital Outcomes Framework? The framework is live on the Digital Marketplace and can be used by public sector organisations (PSOs) to quickly find suitable consultancies to help them design, build and deliver digital outcomes.

The fingerprint – from our digits to the digital

As fingerprint readers become more and more ubiquitous on electronic devices, are you guilty of taking your pinkies and the unique signature they carry for granted? I give you an examination of what fingerprints are, how they have been historically used and why there is more than meets the eye!…

As fingerprint readers become more and more ubiquitous on electronic devices, are you guilty of taking your pinkies and the unique signature they carry for granted? I give you an examination of what fingerprints are, how they have been historically used and why there is more than meets the eye!…

How exercise can help you manage stress and improve productivity

As a Project Manager at Ocasta I feel that for me, exercise plays a big part in helping me to manage everyday tasks, deal with stressful situations and be more productive and efficient. Initially, I started running as I wanted to improve my fitness but what I didn’t realise was…

As a Project Manager at Ocasta I feel that for me, exercise plays a big part in helping me to manage everyday tasks, deal with stressful situations and be more productive and efficient. Initially, I started running as I wanted to improve my fitness but what I didn’t…

Ocasta receive honourable mention at the Brighton & Hove Business Awards

Ocasta and Oplift have received yet another honourable mention but this time it was for 'innovation in business' at the 2018 Brighton and Hove Business Awards. Our entry focused on Oplift, our employee engagement, learning, and operations tool. [gallery size="medium" ids="4711,4712,4713"] Our suite of products improves the employee experience in…

Ocasta and Oplift have received yet another honourable mention but this time it was for 'innovation in business' at the 2018 Brighton and Hove Business Awards. Our entry focused on Oplift, our employee engagement, learning, and operations tool.

Greg’s top tips from Unity Unite 2018

What is Unity? Unity is a versatile development platform used primarily to build high-quality 2D and 3D games, we use it here to create Albert the e-learning hero for Virgin Media. Unity Unite is an annual conference for content-creators to learn about the latest developments in the Unity engine and…

What is Unity? Unity is a versatile development platform used primarily to build high-quality 2D and 3D games, we use it here to create Albert the e-learning hero for Virgin Media. Unity Unite is an annual conference for content-creators to learn about the latest developments in the…

Oplift now available through G-Cloud 10

Ocasta have been selected to provide Oplift, their employee engagement, learning, operations and compliance platform on G-Cloud 10, the number one UK government digital marketplace for IT products and services. Visit us on the G-Cloud website here. How can Oplift help you? Oplift provides digital tools designed to reduce compliance risks and…

Ocasta have been selected to provide Oplift, their employee engagement, learning, operations and compliance platform on G-Cloud 10, the number one UK government digital marketplace for IT products and services. Visit us on the G-Cloud website here. How can Oplift help you? Oplift provides digital tools…

‘A day in the life at Ocasta’ directed & created by Ben our work experience student

Ocasta recently welcomed a lovely student called Ben who worked with us for a week to practice his video production skills. He joined us from BDMA as part of his work experience to complement his media course at Portslade Aldridge Community Academy. Let's face it, we've all been there... stuck in…

Ocasta recently welcomed a lovely student called Ben who worked with us for a week to practice his video production skills. He joined us from BDMA as part of his work experience to complement his media course at Portslade Aldridge Community Academy. Let’s face it, we’ve all been there… stuck…

How we helped Virgin Media dramatically improve their app ratings

The Virgin Media WiFi app lets you auto-connect to more than 22,000 WiFi hotspots in popular places around the UK. It's incredibly useful for customers as it saves their data costs and provides them with an overall better experience. However, the product managers for mobile data and WiFi at Virgin Media…

The Virgin Media WiFi app lets you auto-connect to more than 22,000 WiFi hotspots in popular places around the UK. It’s incredibly useful for customers as it saves their data costs and provides them with an overall better experience. However, the product managers for mobile data and WiFi at Virgin…

It’s never too late to code!

Have you ever spent your time thinking about how you could completely change your career path and land your dream job 🤔? Freyja, one of our talented web developers tells you how she did just that. Her story gives you an exciting insight into how she moved from her career…

Have you ever spent your time thinking about how you could completely change your career path and land your dream job 🤔? Freyja, one of our talented web developers tells you how she did just that. Her story gives you an exciting insight into how she moved from her…