Whether you live, work or are a visitor in Croydon, it is hard to miss it: construction sites are everywhere and keep popping up like mushrooms. This is part of the massive regeneration of the town centre that is happening over the next five years, known as ‘the Growth Zone’. With so many developments using … Continue reading “Measuring air quality around construction sites”
There are a few new jobs on the croydon.digital/jobs page worth your attention: User Researcher, Home Office Applications Support Manager, Croydon Digital Service C++ Developer, KnowCo 1st Line Support Analyst, Click Enterprise Senior Software Engineer, via Spectrum IT Recruitment Go check them out and help spread the word!
We’re thrilled to have had brilliant contributions from several of Croydon’s finest digital thinkers and doers already since launching this site in December. That’s exactly what croydon.digital is about – showing the world we have a friendly, talented and active tech family here and an ecosystem for tech businesses to thrive, and having conversations in … Continue reading “croydon.digital is now open for submissions!”
When I first got the role of Change Delivery Manager a few months ago, I had no idea of the scale and pace of change I was about to be delivering. But my then manager Matthew Wallbridge (who has now left the Council) gave me “The Little Black Book of Change”. It’s a great read and simplifies delivering transformational change into 7 fundamental … Continue reading “Being the change we want to see”
This is a quick post just to alert you that there’s a bunch of new, interesting digital, data and technology posts listed on our jobs page – and we’re adding them all the time. (As we iterate this site we’ll add email alerts from the jobs page, but for now keep checking back). Of particular … Continue reading “New jobs on croydon.digital – including Head of Digital Place”
We had a lot of fun at our first croydon.digital event before Christmas, which introduced Neil and his plans for the Croydon Digital Service to the local tech community. We wanted to follow up with something really useful to the businesses that make up this community, and so it wasn’t too hard to hit upon … Continue reading “Our next event: selling to government”
2 years ago I arrived in Croydon with a very exciting remit – to engage the local business community in forming a network of Enterprise Advisers to connect schools and colleges with the world of work. Careers education had suffered over the past few years from lack of funding and weak connectivity with businesses and … Continue reading “Inspiring the next generation of digital talent”
On Wednesday, we held our first Croydon Digital Service (CDS) all team meeting and officially laid the name “ICT” to rest. I may mention ICT again in this blog, but it will be the last time I ever do. Somehow, attending this meeting felt different in that we were all actually looking forward to what … Continue reading “New beginnings for the team as we launch CDS”