SDP 33: Sam Chapman on mobility, data and where Sheffield excels Co-founder of The Floow talks about the company's work and what Sheffield can do to shout about its successes. Iain BroomePodcast17th June 2019datadotSHFthe floow Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Episode 33 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast has landed and it features a great interview with Sam Chapman, CIO and co-founder of The Floow, the Sheffield company using tech to make mobility safer and smarter for everyone. It’s a fascinating conversation as Sam explains the way data is used to improve road safety, among other things, and the way it’s changing industries. We also hear about Sam’s role in economy.shf, where he is helping find ways to help Sheffield move forward as a city, as well as recognise where it could do better (selling itself!). Huge thanks to Sam for joining us – you’re going to love the chat. In the second part of the show, Mel and Chris go through some of the latest news from Sheffield’s digital sector. It’s a packed show, so off you pop and get stuck in. Enjoy! Thanks to Rebel Base Media and Spaces This episode was recorded at Rebel Base Media in their new podcasting studio based at Sheffield Technology Parks . The studio is fantastic and has all the gear you need to produce a properly professional podcast. They also offer podcasting advice and you can even rent a mobile studio for recording in the field. Subscribe to the show If you’d like to have new episodes of the show appear right in your podcast player, you can subscribe via our page on Apple Podcasts or search for us in your podcast app of choice! Notes and links Every episode comes with a list of links to all of the various people, companies and topics that we reference. Here is that list for episode 33. The Floow Sam Chapman on LinkedIn Economy – Dot Shf Degree apprenticeships | Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield Digital Summer Showcase – Sheffield Digital Announcing AR’ City – Sheffield’s 1st Playable City Festival! – Sheffield Digital 108TheMoor — AALFY Explore #EdTech at Hallam Festival of Education – Sheffield Digital Festival of Education – Just another WordPress site Sheffield Hallam launches new Level 7 apprenticeship Lend your skills to The Startup Summer – Sheffield Digital The Sheffield Startup Summer Sponsorship Opportunities at the World Educational Robotics European Open 2019 – Sheffield Digital World Educational Robot Contest | Robotics Contest | WER | Discovery STEM Education – The future of robotics education HMA | Digital Agency Specialising in Health, Science & Technology Ruckus, Idaq Networks and Siklu build high-speed ‘data ring road’ around Sheffield – IoT Now – How to run an IoT enabled business Meet our members | Sheffield Digital Become a member of Sheffield Digital Did I miss something you’re looking for? Just get in touch and let me know. Join the conversation We’re really keen to get your feedback on the podcast. You can share your thoughts with us on Twitter or on the channel in the Sheffield Digital Slack community. Thank you for the music Thanks again to Alex Mclean – aka Yaxu – for the show’s intro music, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.