Southwark Council – Digital Futures Month Talk
Here was the brief:
“Find out about the ethical use of data to inform decision making and how it can solve real world problems for real people”
In this session I hope that I can help to switch your Mindset and make you all want to do something different. …
A short blog on LinkedIn about legacy systems suppliers back in March attracted a great deal of interest amongst local government and Small and Medium sized software companies.
So we decided to see if people would come to an unConference to start to unpack the issues.
The University of Birmingham Business School CityREDI offered a free venue and 5 suppliers kindly sponsored the event.
About 50 people attended during the day – we’ll try for more in future – with such a short period of time to get people on board we were pleased with the numbers – more so…
There is a huge range of jobs in Technology – something for…
This was my original pitch for Sleuth Cooperative – and what we have in mind for the end game
7 issues I care about and have personal experience of:
I believe in a data informed public service revolution.
The Technology skills shortage is slowing innovation – particularly data scientists.
Technology establishment organisational culture is causing stress and retention problems – with very unclear standards of behaviour.
Diverse and neuro diverse technology teams work faster and get the best results – if they work to their strengths (my team in Camden).
Very late diagnosis of women with autism / Asperger’s (often…
My talk yesterday to the Commonwealth Parliamentarians Conference on the 4th Industrial Revolution
About me – these are my human characteristics
Three new priorities – using the General data Protection Regulation as a spur for the Public Sector
My hobbies are wild swimming and high diving. I like to dive in – an approach I take in all aspects of life, not just the swimming pool!
I try to bring a different perspective to old problems or established ways of thinking. Today, I’d like to offer my own take on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) challenge.
GDPR – a great opportunity
Be honest – are you really thinking that GDPR is an expensive headache and a distraction from your main…
Can UK Local Government innovate and save money faster by less reinvention –…
Sleuth Founder - Wise woman in Public sector technology and information. Wild swimmer and competitive high diver.