This year I was very lucky enough to get recognised for a value I work very hard at. The award for “Most Collaborative” was presented this year at an end of year ceremony. Be Collaborative Trust yourself, your colleagues and your partners enough to have honest interaction and find solutions as a team. Keypath award Also, […]Read More An award for “Most collaborative”
Who’d have thought I’d ever write that. After leaving the cosy bubble of Bristol, we were “sent to Cov” a couple of years back. It must have been something naughty we’d done… But last week I attended a conference that is just another example of how Coventry and the Midlands is thinking now. The Games […]Read More Midlands lead the way… Games for Health Conference 2016 #G4HUK2016
Guess who’s gone and got himself his first Full time job? ME! I’m now proudly an “E-learning Developer” in Warwick Manufacturing Group, a part of Warwick University. Roughly that’ll mean I’m a one man digital solution team. Scoping digital projects, running Agile Project management and coding the Delivery of projects to support WMG’s blended E-learning […]Read More New Job, new year!
Type into Facebook or Twitter, “Happy St George’s Day!”. We have now completed the minimum acceptable celebration. Now if you’re unsure of what else to do, you could copy me and appreciate… the journey back into England after visiting a foreign country and looking at its luscious green endless fields. some of the most heterogeneous History ever! Even […]Read More How to celebrate St George’s Day
Can citizens really be customers? Can public bodies really ‘engage’ with citizens? Can the public sector achieve the same ease of doing business online as achieved by the big online brands? On June 13, 2013 the second CITIZEN conference will take place to try to answer these questions. Now this is exciting, I’ve got a ticket […]Read More The super meetup of digital and government thought leaders, CITIZEN2013
Developing young peoples’ employability skills by giving them real business experience and the confidence to achieve I’m excited to be invited to attend the the BYT awards next week at the Mall, Bristol. It’s a brilliant competition in the second year of running. Here’s a mug shot of all the entrants this year, Last year […]Read More Bristol Young Student of the Year Awards
The event has been going all weekend, people are so tired they, wolfed down the pizza and fizzy drinks in 10 minutes after serving and they should be looking sugar-rush nervous. But there’s a jolly tone in the air, and even with the judges stalking between the teams checking out everyone’s new creative ideas. The […]Read More Hacking apart the environment – the write up
Finally, I’m sure the other Open University peeps feel the same. The feeling of, wow, that wasn’t as easy as it sounded! The first assignment got handed in a-ok on Sunday night, wow. For such a short essay, you realise how much work goes into prepping up something to actually be “near” good. How did […]Read More Finished the first Open University Assignement, hurrah!
Who’s going to the Environment Agency hack day? We will be bringing together around 80 software and hardware developers, Environment Agency experts and interesting data. The goal is to create cool demos that showcase how technology can help us all be more green and environmentally responsible. http://envhack.com/en/posts/ A great way to source the wisdom of […]Read More Hacking apart the environment…
… So was I. Imagine the relief to possibly have tapped into a solution to end that frustration. Aside from punching a picture of a politician repeatedly. Democracy 2015 cafe consultations, they lay on a couple of drinks and a warm room. They lay on some super super informed people with actual quantifiable stats/evidence. Then […]Read More You re angry with politics right?