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July 15-18, 2019
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David Buckhurst

David Buckhurst
Engineering Manager, BBC

David Buckhurst is an engineering manager at the BBC, where he looks after the teams who develop interactive TV applications such as iPlayer and Red Button. David has a long history of working with complex device-based challenges. He’s been a vocal advocate of automated testing for years, having really seen the value of automation while developing emulator technology such as Apple’s Rosetta. Previously, he led the development of Hive CI, the BBC’s device testing cloud, and adopted an open development approach that made many of the BBC’s testing tools available open source.


11:50am12:30pm Thursday, July 18, 2019
Secondary topics:  Customer Centered
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The BBC has a long history of using and releasing open source software, but there are many departments across the BBC operating independently with different attitudes and approaches to open source. David Buckhurst and Tom Sadler share some of their personal experiences with open source at the BBC—not only building and supporting software but also collaborating across teams. Read more.