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Steve Sharman founded Hackthorn Innovation to help storytellers use technology to tell the most engaging stories that they can, in the most effective and efficient ways possible. Steve has worked with companies such as the BBC, Sky, Foxtel and Discovery to solve challenges around planning, producing and distributing compelling content. He is a computer scientist by training and inclination, and was previously CTO of Mediasmiths, and Chief Architect, Media and Entertainment at IBM.
Innovation in Tech, Process and Workflow The first panel of the day examines how technology does – and doesn’t – support the work of storytellers. What delights and frustrates the panellists about the technology they use for everyday business and creative tasks – ranging from the specialised like Dragonframe or the Adobe suite – to the consumer tools that we all use like Dropbox, Skype, wikis and YouTube. Speakers will also aim to do some future-gazing, discuss whether new tools like Slack are going to help, and ask what we’d ideally like the tech to be doing for us. Contributions…
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