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Chapter 4 An evolution

An evolution

A changing product

YouView is a company of constant innovation. They want to deliver the first-to-market innovations, the perfect user interaction and the seamless experience that sets the benchmark for the entire industry. Plus, with the explosion in innovation with the individual content providers, it means there’s always something to work on, improve and update.

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A changing company

Apart from the day-to-day improvements to the YouView product that users see, there’s a whole host of innovation we’re driving behind the scenes to make sure YouView can deliver on its promise to be the future of television.

An evolution

Part of this is preparing for even bigger things. YouView’s growing at a massive rate – not only are they looking to get into around 5% more homes per month; tie-ups with television makers and apps mean even more people will be accessing the content we’re hosting. YouView needs to be ready. We’re making sure they are.

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Mark

Digital Business Integration Consultant

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A changing industry

With all these changes, many of the people who’ve worked on YouView since the beginning have taken on new roles. We’ve already heard how Sebastian’s job has developed but Kate too is making the most of new opportunities.

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The power of analytics is something we’re pretty hot on at Accenture. We know how Big Data can make a difference to companies. And in the realm of television, understanding why and when people are watching programmes has massive ramifications when it comes to creating new content. Kate now heads up the team that makes this happen.

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Paul & Kate

Data Analyst & Lead for the YouView Data Warehouse Re-platform Project

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Going further

So where does it go from here? Well, that’s the exciting thing. In this sort of partnership, it could go anywhere. YouView trust us to deliver innovative ideas, and all we want is to use the very latest technology to give it to them.

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It means great things for us as a business – after all, we can utilise all the cloud computing, big data and technological skills we’re renowned for – and great things for the people who work for us.

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Ay Ping

CCO System Test Lead

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Epilogue

So that was the tale of the TV that tunes into you. The story of how we helped a company go from start up to big business – a business that’s set to shape the future of television. It took a lot of hard work and loads of talented people to make it happen. We hope you want to join them. Click below to see all the exciting roles we have in our Interactive Delivery department and apply.

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