Tag Archives: digital policy

Representing Sheffield to central government

How being part of the UK Tech Cluster Group is raising the profile of Sheffield’s tech scene.

At the beginning of July, Mel attended meetings at Number 10 and the Dept. of Culture, Media and Sport as part of the UK Tech Cluster Group, which is made up of regional tech clusters from across the country. The meetings came about through ongoing conversations with the Department and were an opportunity for us

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

We interview Hannah Kitching and Rob Murphy to find out their plans for Sheffield City Region if elected.

Download the mp3 file Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe to the RSS feed Episode 14 of the Sheffield Digital Podcast is ready for you. It’s a good one, as we interviewed 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.

Sheffield CC publishes the first Digital Coalition plans

Details of the Council's emerging digital approach are now available to read online for the first time.

Mark Gannon, Director of Business Change and Information Solutions at Sheffield City Council, has published the alpha version of the Council’s ‘Digital Coalition’ plans on Medium, and you can now read about them here. As many of you know, especially those who listened to episode 2 of our (awesome, by the way) podcast, we have

Report from Digital Policy Conflab #2 – Spatio-sectoral Planning

Info on all the new incubators and related initiatives from the February Conflab event.

On Tuesday the 28th February, we conducted the second in our series of Digital Policy ‘Conflabs’. The purpose of these conflabs is to bring people together to explore and discuss issues of relevance to the digital tech community in Sheffield, and to provide a forum for the community to openly engage with policy-makers, organisations and