Category Archives: universities and training bodies
This month’s Supermondays was a bit special, not only because it was in one of the beautiful old University buildings, or because it marked the 1st birthday, but because Supermondays founders Ross and Alex, announced that Supermondays is to become a CIC (Community Interest Company). What this means is that they will be able to apply for funding to make events bigger and better and to help ensure its survival. Continue reading
Last week James Burke, put a post entitled “Digital North East – a regional #digitalbritain strategy for the digital sector” on his blog. The post concerned a draft copy of a development strategy, laying out plans for expanding the North East digital sector and stimulate the regions economy through digital technologies.
While I applaud the idea of a digital strategy, and believe it to be a great start, it is very basic and need a great deal of work to reach its full potential. I also think that it need far greater input from the digital and business communities. Continue reading