Monthly Archives: August 2009

Not only is it not on a monday, it’s not even in August!

Not satisfied with a change of day, August’s Supermonday isn’t even in August, and to top it all there’s a venue change as well.

Over the past few months, I’ve been really impressed with Supermondays. We’ve seen some great speakers, talking very knowledgeably about fascinating subjects, engaging audience in gripping debates and demonstrating remarkable technology.

So inspired infact, that i’ve put my name down as a speaker for this months event. Continue reading

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Digital North East Stratergy

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

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