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 […]

Regional data on charities

Post inspired by the 4th annual Lloyds Bank Business Digital Index

The Lloyds Bank Business Digital Index 2017 measures the digital capability of 2,000 small businesses and charities across the UK The 59-page report concentrates on small businesses but it does have a very useful section on charities, especially useful for us being the data about charities in the regions – the two digital demographics diagrams […]

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 […]