Lincolnshire has a growing digital business sector and community but an important piece has been missing... until now. Lincolnshire Co-op is redeveloping part of Thomas Parker House on Free School Lane into a custom designed shared working space dedicated to the digital sector.
The goal of the WiT Takeover is to celebrate, promote and encourage women working in (or thinking about working in) the tech industry. This will be a special event for one evening only, so we are taking the opportunity to let the audience control with Lightning Talks!
Our tech community is full of bright and interesting people each with their unique experiences and points of view. Each and every person has something they can share that some of us would benefit from. You are one of these people. But how do you conquer that first step to submit a talk, and what’s in it for you?
Luke is a Cyber Protect Officer with Lincolnshire Police. They help to protect businesses and organisation against the growing threat of cyber and digital crime. In his talk, Luke will explain about some recent cases and emerging threats as well as tips to keep your business and personal information safe online.
LincolnHack is a FREE 24 hour coding competition where teams of up to four people compeate for fantastic prizes. Everyone starts with an idea and builds it in to something. Hardware hacks, software hacks, games, API mash-ups, funny things, arty things, wierd things, noisy things... whatever you decide to create, you’ve got 24 hours to do it!
Lizzie will come and talk about 'How we killed our Imagination and now we want it back'. Creativity is something that all businesses want employees to switch on in an instant, but it just doesn't work like that. Exploring how we've crumbled the imagination we're all born with, and how to build it back up and establish a creative mindset.
Jonathan Leafe spent three years in a large advertising agency from 1985, three years in Spain and then set his own agency up in 1989, one of the very first to universally use Macintosh for digital artwork. Going from one to ten employees in two years before being bought out. Working for someone else didn’t suit and he returned to start his own business, Strawberry, in 1993.Starting with two going on to be 40 strong and innovating services along the way. First website build in 1996 and digital marketing over 10 years ago.
Jon will be talking about his journey building a digital agency and what makes a great entrepreneur. As always there will be plenty of time for socialising with like-minded people along with drinks and pizza provided by our kind sponsor, the Lincoln Science and Innovation Park.
Digital Lincoln is very happy to welcome UX consultant Helen Clark. Why do designers and developers love to hate clients? Sometimes it feels like clients 'don't get' what we're trying to achieve or that they focus on the wrong details. It's up to us to achieve great results for our clients — creating an inclusive relationship is the first step.
Code Jam calls on programmers around the world to put their skills to the test by solving multiple rounds of algorithmic puzzles. The online rounds conclude in the World Finals, which rotates globally. In addition to being challenging and fun, Code Jam problems can help you develop your coding and programming skills
Gary Payne (FInstSMM), a GDPR Practitioner, has been in business since leaving school. With his business partner and wife, they have been running The Gill Payne Partnership Ltd since 1992, delivering management programmes, trainer, assessor and internal quality assurer programmes.
Inzpire are a Lincoln based company who develops mission critical software for the Ministry of Defence. They scooped two accolades at the recent Lincolnshire Digital & Tech Awards, feature in the Sunday Times Top 100 small businesses to work for and hold a Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation.
As a part of Lincolnshire Techweek, Digital Lincoln is pleased to welcome UX expert Robert Whiting who will give a talk on Tuesday 16th May at the Boole Technology centre in Lincoln.
Rob is currently working as Head of User Experience for The Spencer Group. Prior to this in a varied career Rob has helped design better experiences for Eurostar, The BBC, The Royal Mail Group and ebuyer.
We are pleased to announce the next Lincoln event which will take place on the Tuesday 28th March at a new venue, the fantastic new Boole Technology centre in Lincoln.Our keynote speaker will be Katharine Childs who works for the Raspberry Pi Foundation leading the Code Club programme in the East Midlands.
Come and join us for an evening of casual conversation with techies about technology, working with technology and life as a techie.
The Tech Heads night will an opportunity to meet like-minded people, share experiences and hopefully learn a few new things. For this first event, to give things a bit of structure we'll be running in an Agile Coffee style - where the agenda is set by the participants, making sure there is something for everyone.
Our main speaker for the evening will be Stuart Green, a cyber security specialist from SJG Digital. Stuart and his team of information security professionals work with businesses and organisations making sure that their computer networks, data, and any connection with the Internet, is safe, reliable and secure.
We're delighted to announce the first Digital Lincoln Meetup which will take place on the 29th March at the Think Tank in Lincoln. Our speaker will be Jon Moss, an inspirational technology leader who helps people, brands and businesses be more successful online.