Episode 1: The story so far

Listen to the first episode of the Sheffield Digital podcast.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Today we publish the first ever episode of the Sheffield Digital Podcast. It’s a new venture for us and something we’ve talked about doing for quite some time. We think it’s going to be a fantastic way for us to share news and information about Sheffield’s tech and
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Sheffield City Council joins Sheffield Digital

Regional Partnership paves the way for closer collaboration.

We’re delighted to announce that Sheffield City Council is joining us as a Regional Partner. Sheffield Digital has always had a good working relationship with the Council, but their decision to formalise that into a Regional Partnership is really encouraging. It shows that the Council recognises the importance of the sector and is keen to
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Tech North Summer Showcase follow up

Read the full transcript of our talk from the Summer Showcase event in July.

Last week saw Tech North bring their Summer Showcase events to Sheffield. The aim was for the team at Tech North to share what they are up to and what they have planned for the future. But it was also a chance for people in Sheffield’s tech and digital sector to meet up and learn
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FrontEndNorth returns to Sheffield

Tickets are on sale now and sponsorship slots are available.

FrontEndNorth is coming back to Sheffield City Hall on 19 January 2018. Last year saw 200 people attend the conference and it went down so well that Make Do, the organisers, are making it a bi-annual event. If you are a front end developer, interested in web design or just want to get up to
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Ideas Bazaar 2017 call for collaborators

Collaborate with an academic partner for a chance to showcase your work at Festival of the Mind 2018.

The University of Sheffield’s Ideas Bazaar 2017 takes place on Wednesday 13 September. The idea is to pair academics with people from the creative sector, including those who work in digital and tech. These collaborations produce research projects that may go on to be showcased at the Festival of the Mind 2018. Ready to bring
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Creative Sheffield Digital Space Survey

Creative Sheffield want to better understand issues around digital workspaces in Sheffield.

Another survey, but we think that this is really important. It’s from Creative Sheffield, who want to understand the demand and supply around suitable workspaces for digital businesses in Sheffield. It will take you 10–15 minutes to complete. Addressing the feedback We’ve been speaking to Creative Sheffield about this issue for a while. The feedback
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SCR Hard-to-Fill Vacancies Survey

A new region-wide survey aims to understand where skills gaps are and why employers find some positions hard to fill.

Sheffield-based recruitment firm, Benchmark, has been commissioned by the Sheffield City Region to conduct research looking specifically at skills gaps and hard-to-fill vacancies in the region. Part of this research is a survey asking employers’ opinion and it would be great to get as many digital and tech employers into the report as possible. The
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Paper – a year in Sheffield

Paper's Mark Goddard reflects on their first year of doing business in the city.

It’s been a year since we launched Paper! This has given us a short pause to look back and reflect. There are a lot of people we need to thank and they all have one thing in common – Sheffield. Embracing the network Being a Sheffield-based business has been a massive enabler, when we originally
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