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Episodes

Sharna Jackson on Site Gallery and Sheffield’s contribution to digital arts and culture

3/3/2019
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It’s time for episode 29 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast! We were delighted to welcome Sharna Jackson, Artistic Director at Site Gallery and soon-to-be-published children’s author.

Duration:00:59:02

Episode 28: Tim Brazier on career paths, service design and Sheffield Design School

2/10/2019
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The podcast is back with a smashing episode that features our interview with Tim Brazier, who is Head of Service Design at Good Things Foundation and founder of Sheffield Design School.

Duration:01:06:17

Episode 27: Sheffield to Shanghai kids return to share their Chinese adventure

1/16/2019
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In this episode, you can hear Chris Dymond interview the Sheffield team of talented youngsters to find out how they got on at the World Educational Robot contest in Shanghai.

Duration:00:42:38

SDP 26: End-of-year highlights and hopes for 2019

12/21/2018
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Mel, Chris and Iain look back at what's been a busy and very positive year for Sheffield's digital sector, picking out some of the highlights. They then turn to 2019 and what wonderful hopes and dreams that might bring.

Duration:00:50:53

SDP 25: Sheffield Digital Showcase #1

12/4/2018
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We have a podcast special for you with episode 25 – it’s all the talks from the first Sheffield Digital Showcase event. If you couldn’t make it on the night or you just want to relive it all again, this one’s for you.

Duration:00:50:15

SDP 24: Iain Simons on bringing the National Videogame Museum to Sheffield

11/27/2018
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Episode 24 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast features an interview with Iain Simons, director of the National Videogame Museum (NVM) which has just opened in our fair city.

Duration:01:01:02

SDP 23: From Sheffield to Shanghai with the UK's first World Educational Robot Contest finalists

11/16/2018
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This is a very special episode of the Sheffield Digital podcast because Chris sat down with the Sheffield children (and their parents) who have won a place in the finals of the World Educational Robot Contest, which takes place in Shanghai next month.

Duration:00:38:44

SDP 22: Richard Motley on place-making, economic policy and the role of digital

11/5/2018
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In episode 22 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast, Mel and Chris interview Richard Motley, former head of the Cultural Industries Quarter Agency and now director of Integreat Plus, a not-for-profit social enterprise consultancy.

Duration:01:06:23

SDP 21: Rachel Boyce on new ways of using tickets and tech

10/18/2018
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In episode 21 of the Sheffield Digital podcast, we talk to Rachel Boyce, part of the team behind Tickets for Good and Ticket Bank Programme. If you've ever thought about how you can create a digital platform that has a social impact, then you'll get plenty from this conversation.

Duration:01:01:37

SDP 20: Jonny Briggs on the Field Design story and a digital design festival for Sheffield

9/27/2018
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We interview Jonny Briggs, co-founder of Field Design, who talks about building an agency, forays into augmented reality, and fledgling plans for a new digital design festival in Sheffield.

Duration:00:55:06

SDP 19: Helen Milner on the Good Things Foundation story and being one of Sheffield’s best kept tech secrets

8/15/2018
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In episode 19, we are joined by Helen Milner, chief executive of Good Things Foundation. She talks about the origins of the charity and its expansion to Australia and Kenya, the challenges of digital inclusion, and Sheffield’s local digital skills partnership.

Duration:01:16:04

SDP 18: Chris Roberts on Nimble Approach and growing a collective with strong values

7/24/2018
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Episode 18 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast features an interview with Chris Roberts, founder of Nimble Approach, a collective of Lean-Agile specialists. We also look back at the AGM and cover Kollider's food feast and the dotSHF people domain meetup.

Duration:01:05:10

SDP 17: Robin Wood on SteelCon and running a successful event

7/3/2018
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Episode 17 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast features an interview with Robin Wood, security consultant, researcher and co-founder of the ever-popular SteelCon. We also talked about the the British Games Institute coming to Sheffield, the first shfWIT event and plenty more news from Sheffield's digital sector.

Duration:00:48:49

SDP 16: Emma Cooper on Playgrounds, young people and digital, and diversity in tech

6/11/2018
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Episode 16 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is out and features a conversation with Emma Cooper, co-curator of Playgrounds, a week-long free exhibition of interactive art for children and families. Emma has worked in Sheffield’s digital sector for many years, so we also talk to her about all sorts of other topics too. That includes finding a way to describe what we do, the new Sheffield Women in Tech group/meetup, and how children and young people interact with all things digital.

Duration:00:56:28

SDP 15: Louisa Harrison-Walker and Chris Hill on skills and recruitment in the digital sector

5/21/2018
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In this episode of the Sheffield Digital Podcast, we interview two people who both live and breathe skills and recruitment. Louisa Harrison-Walker is the CEO of Benchmark Recruitment and Chris Hill is the founder of Northcoders, the ‘coding bootcamp for the North’.

Duration:00:51:48

SDP 14: Mayoral candidates on the region’s future and how digital fits in

5/2/2018
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Episode 14 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast features an interview with two of the candidates in the upcoming Sheffield City Region mayoral election: Hannah Kitching of the Liberal Democrats and Rob Murphy from The Green Party. We also hear from the Conservatives' Ian Walker and report back on a roundtable with Labour's Dan Jarvis.

Duration:01:16:10

SDP 13: Mark Gannon on dotSHF progress and Sheffield’s Urban 5G Test Bed bid

4/26/2018
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We first spoke to Mark Gannon, Director of Business Change and Information Solutions at Sheffield City Council, back in September 2017 on episode 2 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast. Since then, dotSHF has been formed, work is being done and it seems a good time to have Mark back on the show for an update.

Duration:00:20:25

SDP 12: Tom Wolfenden on the Cooper Project and regional support for startups

4/11/2018
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Episode 12 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is now available for your listening pleasure. It features a conversation with Tom Wolfenden, Centre Manager of Sheffield Technology Parks, who talks about the new Cooper Project. It’s both a workspace and practical support for new startups and tech companies who want to get off on the right foot. In part two, I’m joined by Mel and Chris to go through all the latest news and updates from Sheffield’s digital sector. This time round, that includes the...

Duration:01:01:41

SDP 11: Katie Attwood and Tom Hoyland on organising and attending meetups

3/28/2018
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Episode 11 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is now ready for your listening pleasure. In part one, I’m joined by Tom Hoyland and Katie Attwood, co-organisers of Agile Sheffield, one of the city’s excellent regular meetups. If you’ve ever thought about starting your own event, this is essential listening. Tom and Katie talk through how Agile Sheffield got started and offer plenty of sensible advice on running a meetup, from finding sponsorship to providing a safe space for everyone to attend....

Duration:00:58:07

SDP 10: Mike Faulks on cybersecurity, IoT and being part of a GCHQ accelerator

2/27/2018
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In episode10 of the Sheffield Digital podcast, we’re joined by Mike Faulks, co-founder and director of Ioetec, a Sheffield company that provide a cloud service solution to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices with end-to-end authenticated, encrypted security. The second half of the show, as per usual, is spent going over some of the latest goings on in Sheffield’s Digital sector. That includes a great opportunity to get your company on a new directory, some news from Kollider, city...

Duration:00:52:46