Members of Birmingham’s arts, media and tech industries are looking forward to a free programme of talks and demonstrations from some of the country’s leading experts, including Google, BBC Three and The Space. Digital Digbeth Day is presented by Fazeley Studios on Thursday 15 June as part of BBC Digital Cities, a week-long event showcasing Birmingham’s last digital innovations.Read more
Raj Mack, Head of Digital Birmingham presented at CISCO’s Internet of Things World Forum this week and not only talked about the challenges faced by global cities today and the smart city work and future innovations and opportunities that Birmingham aims to progress but also touched on some of the trailblazing work the region is involved with, including the innovative Smart Routing project.Read more
Digital Birmingham is excited to launch its grant funded Big Data Corridor (BDC) programme in conjunction with the European Development Fund and partner organisations Aston University, Birmingham City University, Enable iD, Innovation Birmingham, Telensa and Transport West Midlands.Read more
On Tuesday, the Digital Economy Minister introduced the Digital Economy Bill to Parliament. Calling on the Digital Leaders community, he said: "The UK has always been at the forefront of technological change, and the measures in the Digital Economy Bill, which we hope the Digital Leaders community will support, provides the necessary framework to make sure we remain world leaders."Read more
GO ON LOCAL - IMPROVING BASIC DIGITAL SKILLS
Do something to help your local community acquire the basic digital skills to be able to get online! Our partners at Go ON UK have put together a wealth of information to support you or to help a friend, colleague or neighbour get online. Please see https://local.go-on.co.uk/ for more information.
The Science and Technology Committee publishes a report warning that the UK risks being left behind if the Government does not take more action to address the digital skills crisis.12.6 million adults in the UK lack basic digital skills; 5.8 million people have never used the internet...Read more
Digital Summit 2016
Digital World Series, in conjunction with Digital Birmingham, are returning to Birmingham in November 2016 with an amazing speaker line up covering all of the latest digital business trends that are important to you & your company.