You’ve got to be in it to win it! Applications are open now for the Croydon Business Excellence Awards. There are many categories that our fine tech businesses should seriously consider entering, but most relevant of all is the Best Business for Digital, Data and Technology. I’m proud to be ambassador and head judge for … Continue reading “Who will be crowned Croydon’s best business for digital, data and technology in 2019?”
Yes we are, and yes we would. Today, we’re launching strategy.croydon.digital – a public consultation on the vision and strategy for a more digital Croydon. This is a big deal. Croydon hasn’t had a digital strategy before, and we need one to make sure we’re clear where we’re going and how to get there. The new digital strategy will replace our expired IT strategy, update our Smart … Continue reading “It looks like you’re writing a digital strategy. Would you like help?”
Ash Balakrishnan has joined the council to bring some part time support for croydon.digital community facilitation, events planning, and commissioning and managing community content for this site. Ash is a Croydon resident and seasoned tech networker, who has organised events as part of London Tech Week and is eager (as are so many of our … Continue reading “Introducing Ash Balakrishnan and croydon.digital drinks”
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!
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”
In my first post on this blog I announced the new Croydon Digital Service. This post expands on that introduction to say more about who we are and what we’re about, for the benefit of our stakeholders, potential recruits and the team itself while we’re still getting started. The Croydon Digital Service is the team … Continue reading “About the Croydon Digital Service”
The Croydon Digital Service is hiring! We’ve just posted 4 vacancies – the first of several batches of roles to come available as we establish our new digital service in Croydon Council. These 4 roles are in our technology, service operations and business management teams. The closing dates are on 6 and 10 Jan, so … Continue reading “Digital, data and tech job opportunities in Croydon”
Welcome to croydon.digital – a new corner of the web where we hope to celebrate, accelerate and document Croydon’s tech sector growth and the digital transformation of our public services and places. Although started by my team in the council, this is categorically a community blog – for and by the digital changemakers of Croydon. … Continue reading “Croydon is digital and we’re #notmessingaround”