I’m a startup addict

I’m a startup addict

Hot on the heels of Leeds GovJam I recently took part in the 10th Startup Weekend Sheffield, where people come to build skills, meet incredible people, and launch successful startups. All in 54 hours. If that sounds great, just watch out — it’s addictive! There’s something special about being at an event where people have paid to […]

Jamming take away

Jamming take away

The Jamming Take Away: What can we learn from doing not talking? “Tuesday 16th May saw the launch of this years Global GovJam, a worldwide series of service design events designed to involve people from all backgrounds in the future design of public services. Rolled out starting from Australia, the concept of 48 hours to […]

A quick toast to GovJam

A quick toast to GovJam

On Tuesday 16th May I took part in the kick off meeting for Leeds GovJam, part of a global event where people across the world volunteer their time to develop something to change government — all in under 48 hours! I’ve spent the last few years working in digital roles across the public sector and am passionate […]