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Grants aim to help Scottish Councils open up their data

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Up to £25,000 is being offering to support four projects which will see local authorities in Scotland open up more of their data and collaborate with developers to build useful, … Continue reading

Topics for a Social Media Unconference

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Tomorrow morning, I’m heading up to Stirling for a Local Gov Social Media Unconference, kindly arranged by the Improvement Service, under the banner of the Customer First programme (enabling councils … Continue reading

ScotGovCamp 2011 tickets now available

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We’ve updated the ScotGovCamp website with a few more details of the 2011 event, and I’m pleased to say that booking is now open. The event takes place on Saturday … Continue reading

Diary of a Social Innovation Camper

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I’m delighted to report that, following an intense weekend, our project came away with the IRISS award for technology based solutions to social isolation. There will no doubt be better … Continue reading

“Lend-a-Hand” chosen for Social Innovation Camp

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I’m thrilled to report that the idea which we submitted to Social Innovation Camp has been chosen to be developed further. The SI Camp judges met last Friday and sifted … Continue reading

Social Innovation Camp – an idea

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Earlier today I met with some associates to discuss a possible idea for the upcoming Social Innovation Camp in Edinburgh. The idea had come from a colleague’s personal experience of … Continue reading

Social Innovation coming to Edinburgh

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Social Innovation Camp is coming to Edinburgh in June, and the call for ideas is already bringing in some fascinating submissions. Social Innovation Camp brings together software developers and designers … Continue reading

Working in a Wired World – a talk by Euan Semple

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Tonight I went along to the Informatics Forum in Edinburgh to listen to an inspiring talk by Euan Semple on how social media can make organisations more effective. I furiously … Continue reading

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