Category: Reports

Our community’s response to LEP strategic economic plan

Read the full text of Sheffield Digital's response to Sheffield City Region's plan for 2020-2040.

This document provides a detailed response from the Digital Industry to the consultation launched by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and Mayoral Combined Authority to set the region’s economic direction for the next 20 years. This response has been compiled from contributions made by Sheffield Digital’s membership, the wider digital community in and

Sheffield Digital Quarterly Briefings

We’re extremely happy to announce the publication of the first Sheffield Digital Quarterly Briefing, providing a snapshot of our digital tech sector!

We wanted something that we could send out physically every three months so that there is a continual drum-beat saying hey, pay attention to us, there’s amazing things going on here, and Sheffield might be different than you think it is! It’s really amazing to be able to hold the first edition in our hands.

Quarterly Briefing Q2 2019: Creating a Narrative

Mel Kanarek introduces Sheffield Digital’s first Quarterly Briefing.

It gives me a great deal of personal satisfaction to write this introduction to the first Quarterly Briefing on Sheffield’s digital economy. For those of us who spend our working days immersed in the sector, it is easy to assume that everyone knows about the wealth of local talent that is driving innovation, job creation

Quarterly Briefing Q2 2019: Focus – The “Four Pillars” of Sheffield’s Digital Tech Identity

The focus of this edition of the Quarterly Briefing is on what is unique about Sheffield's digital technology industry and which 'verticals' we have particularly strengths in.

Sheffield has a long history of computing and applied software development stretching back decades. Indeed, The University of Sheffield was one of the very first educational institutions in the world to offer Software Engineering as an undergraduate degree in the 1980s, and the city has been fertile ground for collaborations between academia and industry in