Hack Winchester: Information for participants

There are just a few days until Hack Winchester! Here’s a bit more info on what’s happening. What is it A community hack When is it Saturday 8th September, 9am to 6pm Where is it Winchester Business School, West Downs Campus, Romsey Rd, Winchester, SO22 5HT. More info Social networking Twitter Hashtag: #hackwinchester Twitter list … Read moreHack Winchester: Information for participants

Next steps for Hack Winchester!

In case you’re visiting this site for the first time, here’s a quick recap: Winchester City Council held its first ever unconference in May – it was awesome. Lots more about that on the blog. Unconference participants identified three priorities they would like to see addressed at a community hack event. These are: Supporting local … Read moreNext steps for Hack Winchester!

Winchester Unconference – output, links and thanks!

This is a quick post to share some of the initial output from the Winchester Business Unconference, which was on Wednesday 9th May 2018, hosted by Winchester City Council. Session Grid The Session Grid includes links to all the individual session documents, and any associated live-blog posts and related ideas on CitizenLab. Tweeters All the tweets … Read moreWinchester Unconference – output, links and thanks!

Reflections on guest-hosting #HampshireHour

Last week I had the pleasure of guest hosting #HampshireHour. In case you’re not already familiar with it, #HampshireHour is a weekly, hour-long chat on Twitter every Tuesday evening 8-9pm. It’s very informal and to join in all you need to do is tweet using the #HampshireHour hashtag. It’s a great opportunity for businesses to connect … Read moreReflections on guest-hosting #HampshireHour

Unconferences: “Engineering Serendipity”

I rather like the phrase: “Engineering Serendipity” which – as I choose to interpret it – means something like ‘creating conditions which maximise the chances of good stuff happening’. I’ll come back to engineering serendipity a bit later. Please bear with me in the meantime, however, as I veer off-course to talk briefly about TV … Read moreUnconferences: “Engineering Serendipity”

Here’s one we prepared earlier: From idea to unconference session

If you have read the first three posts on this blog, you’ll understand some of what is going to happen at the WinchBiz Unconference. There’s less than a week to go, and ideas for sessions are already well underway. CitizenLab: a place to rehearse ideas ahead of the unconference CitizenLab makes it easier for people … Read moreHere’s one we prepared earlier: From idea to unconference session

Arrangements for the #Winchbiz Unconference

This is the second in a series of posts about the WinchBiz unconference, which takes place on Friday 2nd March 2018. In case you missed it, the first post was Introducing WinchBiz. This post is intended for attendees, and provides a ‘quick gist’ of what to expect on the day. Quick Gist Because this is … Read moreArrangements for the #Winchbiz Unconference