Digital Leaders week 2018: Running iSandwell Camp

RnR Organisation was pleased to be one of the partners in national Digital Leaders Week

Digital Leaders Week is a national celebration of opportunities, challenges and support for the digital transformation of Britain’s businesses, public services and society. Listing over 120 events (77% outside London) with 10,000 free places RnR was happy to help share, inspire, inform and build the UK’s Digital Confidence.  We were delighted to be in Sandwell […]

Make yourself easier to find on LinkedIn

This single tip makes you easier to find on LinkedIn - do it today!

I’ve been using LinkedIn, and advising people on how to use it, for 10 years. I use it to find phone numbers or email addresses, to check out business contacts I’ve just met or I’m about to meet, to search for topics I’m researching, to check my dashboard and/or to post comments and content (including […]

Why should community arts organisations gather and share data?

Data gathering and sharing as part of a community arts festival - guest post by Jess Harrison, Arts and Heritage education specialist

In Nov-Dec 2017 six Birmingham community arts organisations either based in and/or working with a range of communities from Sparkhill or Sparkbrook, came together to produce Spark: South Asian Arts Festival, a number of events designed with and by local people and curated by local arts organisation Ort Gallery. The Festival consisted of two weeks […]

Talking Women in tech at 2017 Silicon Canal Awards

I was a member of the Women in Tech panel at the Silicon Canal Tech Awards at Birmingham Rep in Nov 2017...

…along with Anna Walters, Head of GRC at Zenzero Support and Victoria Masso. We had been invited to prepare responses to the questions “Do we have an inclusive Tech Community in Greater Birmingham?  If you think we do, could you explain how/why we do? If you don’t, can you think of a way we can […]

UKDigiStrategy consultation 2016: Response from Net Squared Midlands

The government is looking for ideas for its new Digital Strategy. Which of these are important for the Government's new Digital Strategy? Which of these impact most on the needs of the voluntary sector?

It’s a very open call for ideas, although there are four suggested themes. Introduction A group from the public sector and voluntary sector with an interest in digital transformation and digital growth in the charitable sector discussed this at our Net Squared Midlands: Tech for good event in Birmingham in January 2016 and responded with […]