Digital Inclusion project in S Yorks

September 22nd, 2010

Making IT Personal: Joining the DOTs (MITP: JtD) is an EU-funded project aiming to help improve the skills, and the lives, of South Yorkshire citizens through building a network of voluntary Digital Outreach Trainers (DOTs) in the community and in the workplace. This is a model which we hope will be copied outside South Yorkshire [...]

First South Yorkshire Girl Geeks Dinner

September 3rd, 2010

The inaugural South Yorkshire Girl Geeks Dinner took place at the Barnsley Digital Media Centre on 2nd September. The event featured two speakers: Silvia Novak from published Faber & Faber and Rain Ashford from the BBC.  Silvia described how F&F is using social media to engage directly with its audiences, while Rain shared her passion [...]

Free events to inspire CDI businesses

August 2nd, 2010

Business Link Yorkshire has announced a series of free workshops and events designed to support and inspire the Creative, Digital and New Media sectors in the region. In association with Creative Sheffield and as part of the Sheffield Business Festival, “@BLYorks” includes presentations by games entrepreneur Ian Livingstone OBE (Sept 20 at Electric Works) and [...]

MCT Summit comes to York in August

July 28th, 2010

The IT Academy in York is hosting this year’s Microsoft Certified Trainers Summit – MCT Live – from 25th to 27th August. Some 200 trainers are expected to attend the event, which will include various session tracks, including keynotes, IT Pro, developer, Microsoft Office and information worker, BI, SQL, security, IT Academy/MOAC, soft skills and [...]

The rise of social media surgeries in Yorkshire and the Humber

July 26th, 2010

Working with a large number of partners, Digital 20/20 has now been able to stimulate nine regular Social Media Surgeries in Yorkshire & the Humber, and there are more in the planning stage. Current surgeries take place in: Bradford Doncaster Huddersfield Leeds North East Lincolnshire (Grimsby) North West Sheffield (High Green) Rotherham Sheffield Central York [...]