I’m not local but…

…everything happens somewhere, that’s geography. It’s hard to think of anything that doesn’t have an inherent x, y, or z value – and that includes the businesses that exist in our towns and cities throughout GB. So, with that in mind, I’m keen to raise awareness around the positive impact that location data can play … Read more

Getting in to ‘Good Trouble’ at the Winchester Unconference

Getting into Good Trouble I am very excited about the Winchester Unconference. This is because the last unconference I went to got me into a lot of trouble. Good trouble that is. This was the BluelightCamp 2014, hosted by Ordnance Survey in Southampton. I went along as one of the organisers said it would be … Read more

‘Unconferences’ and Innovative Ideas……..

Having been to many conferences over the years, you get to witness the good, the bad and the uncomfortable…panelists, facilitated discussions, ted talks, predefined agendas, topics and the networking opportunities. Of course, all these events are fun and educational and have enabled us to make important, worthwhile connections. However, in the same breath perhaps you … Read more

Unconference: Be a Voice for the Voluntary Sector

An unconference is a novel concept – it implies the inverse of everything we’ve come to expect from business-oriented events. The plethora of organisations attending the Winchester Unconference are preparing for the unique opportunity it presents to participate in the question: How can Winchester be a premier business location? Thanks to the recent spate of … Read more

Confessions of an Unconference Virgin…

This post was originally published on Catherine Turness’ LinkedIn. I’m very much looking forward to the Winchbiz Unconference on Friday although I have to confess, I am an unconference virgin! So akin to a curious teenager asking their peers who have proudly lost their virginity, what does it feel like?, a sense of intrigue washes over me. We … Read more