Digital WM News

Digital WM News is a monthly compilation of #techforgood news, events/training, offers/tips, people, reading/listening and digital vacancies of interest to people in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sectors and people who want to do social good with technology from around the West Midlands – published by RnR Organisation and circulated via email

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VOLUME 2 (2018) – current and all back issues here

Vol 2, Issue 1, Jan 2018

Incl. Shropshire Council Library Services Strategy, Basic Digital Skills Framework consultation, @LondonKirsty on Facebook Newsfeed changes, Open Data Day WM event, @Stemettes in Birmingham on IWD, Tech Hubs incl. Birmingham, Michael Ellis, Events/Training, Reading/Listening & Vacancies


VOLUME 1 (2017) 

Vol 1, Issue 1, Jan 2017

Incl. Comic Relief Tech vs Abuse, Charity Digital Skills report, Peter Hay (BCC), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol 1, Issue 2, Feb 2017

Incl. #BrumCharityHour launch, Open Data Communities, Building digital products in a small- to medium-sized charity, Creative Commons unveils a new photo search engine, Coming Together As A Tech for Good Community, Basic Digital Skills work going to the Tech Partnership, updated independent Cafes and Venues Directory, Mark Rogers (BCC), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol 1, Issue 3, Mar 2017

Incl. Open Data Day 2017 In the West Midlands, 10 Inspirational Women In Charity Digital, 268 Women In The UK Who Could Speak At Your Tech Event, Digital Maturity Benchmark For The Charity Sector, iSandwell – Supporting Digital Skills In The Region, Charities And Digital Reports, Brum Youth Trends 2017, Technation 17, Lisa Commane (CCC), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol 1, Issue 4, Apr 2017

Incl. #BCD17HACK – A First For Social Enterprise In Birmingham, Creating Great Digital Content On A Budget, GDPR: You May Need To Compensate Your Supporters If You Infringe Their Data Protection Rights, Do We Need Libraries In The Age Of Google?, 10 Steps Public Sector CEOs Can Take To Make Smarter Use Of Data, Charities and Tech toolkit, New Technology Doesn’t Have To Be Hard, Why Charities Must Put Users First, WM Metro Mayor candidates (WMCA), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol 1, Issue 5, May 2017

Incl. West Midlands Mayor’s Dashboard, Incoming CEO Of Small Charities Coalition, 5 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Online Privacy, What Next For Digital Social Innovation?, Doteveryone Ethical Tech Initiatives Directory, Digital Social Innovation Toolkit Launch, How Charities Can Make The Most Of Google Analytics, Want To Be A Widening Digital Participation Pathfinder?, 8 Social Media Tips For Food Banks, Hope Meadows (PROR), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol 1, Issue 6, June 2017

Incl @doteveryoneuk @MattHancock @Net2Midlands, @InsideOutcomes @TechnologyTrust

Vol 1, Issue 7, Jul 2017

Incl #GDPR, @Net2Midlands Summer #Techforgood social, @TonyBhajam (Beatfreeks), #Data4good

Vol 1, Issue 8, Aug 2017 

Incl. help w Charity Comms, Digital Heatmap, Global NGO Tech report, Events/Training, Mandy Johnson (Small Charities Coalition)

Vol 1, Issue 9, Sept 2017

Incl #TechMums in Walsall, @ODIHQ #DataEthics Canvas, @MattHancock at @BrumSMC, @MarthaLaneFox (Doteveryone) on #DigitalUnderstanding

Vol 1, Issue 10, Oct 2017

Incl #BizIndex17 launch, NPC Ignites 17, Immy Kaur (Impact Hub Birmngham) and TEDxBrum

Vol 1, Issue 11, Nov 2017

Incl #BizIndex17 update, Molly Thompson (Silicon Canal), Events/Training, Reading & Vacancies

Vol. 1, Issue 12, Dec 2017

Incl BCC Grant Giving Data, NAVCA Future Forward conference, Impact Hub Birmingham Team membership, Clare Streets (School of Code), Blog: Best #TechForGood of 2017, Events/Training, Reading/Listening & Vacancies


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