North East Collaboration

How times have changed. For the first time ever, I found myself on a female only panel. Did it feel odd? No, not really as apart from Vicki who I had only spoken with on the phone I knew all of the other panelists. The panel had nothing to do with gender anyway, yet it … Continue reading North East Collaboration

My first blog from #Dynamo17

It seems a long time since Sarah, Ed and I first talked about holding the Dynamo17 conference at Durham University. A lot has happened since then and I have ended up not as involved as I was at the start. This is the fourth conference that Dynamo has held as part of its drive to … Continue reading My first blog from #Dynamo17

Fixed term

I have now been Chair of the North East ICT Managers group, or Partnership as it is really called, for over four years.  How time flies’ when you are enjoying yourself.  A part of me feels like it is longer. It was our annual general meeting this week and I was, once again, elected for … Continue reading Fixed term

Digital Leads

Those who have been in my company for more than fourteen seconds will know that I have a great interest in the success of the North East region. I have been trying for many years to work with its component parts to improve collaboration. Sometimes I have been successful and at other times not but … Continue reading Digital Leads

A year of work in progress – day 139

Day 139 – 19 August 2014 The back of my neck and shoulders were stiff this morning. A plasterer once told me how it took several days for the muscles in his arms to get used to the work again after his holidays. That was a long time ago and it’s funny how you remember … Continue reading A year of work in progress – day 139