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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

[EVENT] #DesignForGov in Manchester

Back from a packed, but very useful day, my iPad based notes: Dominic Campbell CEO How do all the services come together and meet the needs of society? Not just about ‘digital transformation’ which often translates to ‘buy a laptop’ and ‘share a document’, rather than cultural change. Public sector - a bit coy about sharing our successes, but also not brilliant at sharing our challenges. We’ve now had around 10 years of austerity, and…

[EVENT] Being a Judge for #PremDac19

It's always a pleasure to be invited to judge awards, and I've been involved in the Premier Digital awards/conference for a long time. A day's work of judging has arrived in my inbox - and if you click on the image, you can see the categories/other judges: As judges we are given the shortlist, which has been created by a number of others, then we make the final decisions. You can also vote for the…

[MEDIA] ‘We need to stop demonising online communities’, with @PremierRadio

'Dr Lewis said the Church can model healthy and diverse communities, as they give us the opportunity to connect with people from all different perspectives and backgrounds, which we can then apply to our online conversations. "I think one of the things that can happen with social media is you end up connecting with only the people who think like you and you have to make a real effort to do that differently. So actually,…

[DIGITAL] Joined @McrDig Programme #DigitalHer

Based upon the slogan 'If she can see it, she can be it', Manchester Digital have set up this excellent initiative with this mission focus: To engage more young women across Greater Manchester to consider careers in digital and technology To use the power of real role models in the industry to bring this to life Provide valuable awareness and insights of tech employers and access to local opportunities for young women To provide support…