How Educators can support Digital Skills

How Educators can Innovate Aside from specific aptitudes like coding and programming, I would recommend educators supporting the development of creative problem solving, and qualities like personal initiative, collaboration, persistence and resourcefulness. The techniques from ‘service design’ are all about human insight, and understanding what the real problem is that needs to be solved. Once […]

Foster a Data driven culture

for effective decision making The coming economic downturn will impact businesses in four major areas: the funding environment, purchasing power of customers, macroeconomic conditions, and internal operations. Businesses that will survive and thrive through this scenario will need effective decision making based on a data driven culture. Digital transformation is how you compete and win […]

How to Democratise Data Engineering

Using data to drive decision-making Tech London Advocates DataTech Group held their first meetup of Year 2020 by holding the first of their Data Driven series! The series explores the value and techniques of using data engineering to drive decision-making in organisations big and small. The event held 4 February at Mindspace Shoreditch and was hosted by Nas Radev […]

Service Design meetup

How service design eats the World

Exploring the relationship between ethics and service design Though it’s long been on the fringe of my awareness, attending the Service Design Lab London Meetup event was a paradigm shift for me. The keynote talk “ISSA TRAP: the future isn’t just a connected fridge” explored the relationship between design and ethics and Speakers were Alex […]

Russ Shaw on Closing the Skills Gap

Closing the Skills Gap at BeyondTech

Russ Shaw in Conversation about the digital skills gap Russ Shaw, Founder of Tech London Advocates (TLA) & Global Tech Advocates, and Sarah Luxford, leader of TLA Women in Tech discussed the prevailing skills gap, and offered insights to one of the greatest challenges the tech industry faces. BeyondTech 2019 conference was held 1-2 May […]

Diversity In Tech with Black@ Facebook

Black History Month The Black@ Facebook London community organised a special version of their monthly #ThirstyThursday event, to focus on Diversity in Tech, at Facebook office, 1 Rathbone Square at 6pm on Thursday October 18th. #BlackHistoryMonth Welcome AddressAdwoa Baah explained the background of Black@ Facebook and gave the 4 pillars “Support.Educate.Grow.Celebrate’ with a presentation of […]

Look forward to UK tech growth in 2018

Look forward to UK tech growth in 2018 As you prepare for the New Year, it’s a good time to re-evaluate and refocus your business growth plans, since last year was a hugely successful year for the UK tech industry. There were great gains and innovation in the FinTech sector, while British startups have shown […]