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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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...
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....
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...