Tag Archives: digital skills

Realising value in the agri-food industries: the next wave of digital innovation

ShareTweet In an earlier post I wrote about how digital was changing incubation needs in the creative industries.  At the time, I was putting together a proposal for a virtual incubator at Southampton, but before anything could be put in … Continue reading

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Opentech 2013 – how conferences should be

ShareTweet One of the best pieces of advice I ever received was from Simon Phipps (@webmink) – and that was to go to the Opentech conference.  That was around 4 years ago and I’ve been going ever since.  It is one … Continue reading

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Crossing the social media bridge

ShareTweet Social media has been around for such a long time now, but some academics have been reluctant to bring it into their everyday working practices.  I was a fairly early adopter, as I immediately saw the value for connecting and … Continue reading

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#SXSC2–just the start

ShareTweet Still buzzing from what was a really vibrant day, with over 150 people attending, staff and students from across the University, and from the wider community (Southampton and beyond). We’re still collating all the Storifys, but for now here … Continue reading

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What comes next? #SXSC2

ShareTweet Another question that people have asked me to elaborate on is, what comes next?  We can see we’re generating a huge amount of energy, and we want to take that forward into new things.  Here’s some thoughts: 1.  Building … Continue reading

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bigger and better– #SXSC2

ShareTweet   After the success of Creative Digifest SXSC1 in May, we had a lot of demand for ‘what’s next’? so here it is! Creative DigiFest #SXSC 2 Date: 11th October 2012 Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm Location: Garden Court, Highfield, … Continue reading

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21st Century hunter-gatherers

ShareTweet As I moved around from friends’ houses and hotel to hotel over the Christmas and New Year period, I reflected on the need to continually charge devices, becoming ever alert to plug sockets on trains, planes and unfamiliar living … Continue reading

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Social Media: Encouraging Entrepreneurship

ShareTweet Looking forward to working with Lisa Harris, Alan Rae and Cristina Cost tomorrow, giving a workshop in Southampton on how to get out there using Social Media.  My part of the presentation is here but for more detail, see … Continue reading

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A great PhD Opportunity

ShareTweet Update I’m  pleased to say that I have had some good people applying for this opportunity – sorry to say the deadline is now passed, and I’m working on the selection.  Of course, I’m always interested in new colleagues … Continue reading

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Collaboration in Trondheim

ShareTweet Just a quick post to say how much I enjoyed my visit to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim this week.  Thanks to Ole Jonny Klakegg and Hans Petter Krane for making my visit so pleasant … Continue reading

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