September 22, 2014 08:24 AM
I’m a bit ambivalent about Trello as a project management tool – I know others love it, but me, I prefer something that looks a bit more spreadsheety.
If you’ve not heard of Trello...
September 21, 2014 11:50 AM
So I got my new iPhone 6 on Friday – don’t judge me, I was due an upgrade anyway – and have been using it all weekend.
Here are some early thoughts.
1. The size – it’s a...
September 19, 2014 09:54 AM
Recently on my visits to councils and to conferences, and in the conversations I have with people across the public sector, leadership in digital has been identified as an issue.
I think the problem...
September 17, 2014 03:54 AM
I’m at Channel Shift Camp in Birmingham today, organised by my good friend Nick Hill.
It’s an opportunity for people involved in customer services in the public sector to talk about ways...
September 17, 2014 11:49 AM
I will be leading a workshop at the Participatory Budgeting Conference in Oakland next Friday:
1.4 How to Integrate Technology to Strengthen Your PB Process (Workshop)
This workshop is aimed at PB...
September 15, 2014 12:42 AM
It isn’t said enough, I don’t think, that change – particularly in big organisations – is hard. Really hard!
If it wasn’t, it would be happening all the time.
September 14, 2014 01:31 PM
I was never a regular user of Whatsapp, the mobile messaging app recently purchased by Facebook for gazillions of dollors, but now I’m never touching the thing again.
Well, after a recent...
September 12, 2014 11:37 AM
I will be traveling to Seoul, South Korea next month and hope to be spending some time learning about the local participatory democracy scene there.
A few interesting tidbits that have caught my...
September 12, 2014 07:38 AM
When planning a new project or activity, it’s easy to decide to get something new.
For instance, you might see it as the perfect opportunity to buy a cool web service to help you deliver this...
September 12, 2014 10:00 PM
Y Combinator (Photo: Paul Miller
Leading Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator posted a list of sectors it’s interested in hearing pitches from in a “request for startups” that...