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Secerna Blog – Secure Your…

14.05.2024

The Metaverse is surging forward, fuelled by a projected market size of US$74.4 billion by the end of 2024 and a user base expected to reach a staggering 2.63 billion by 2030…

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Future of Recruitment: Embracing AI…

28.03.2024

In the age of artificial intelligence (AI), the recruitment landscape is transforming. AI’s growing influence on job seekers is not only reshaping their application strategies but also posing unique challenges…

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The Power of Content Clustering:…

21.03.2024

Introduction: In the fast-paced world of digital marketing, staying ahead of the curve means embracing innovative strategies like content clustering. With my 15 years of experience in SEO, I’ve seen…

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Six Voice of Customer currents…

01.02.2024

Hey there,   If you’re an insights professional or in customer experience, you’ll know what a difficult and complicated process it can be to understand and act on your customers’…

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Waterstons – Member Spotlight

21.11.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation Waterstons’ team of technical, cyber and advisory experts have been creating digital clarity since 1994. Blending technology with strategy, the 300-strong team…

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Viewpoint – Member Spotlight

23.08.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation  Viewpoint is a division of Trimble Inc. a multinational corporation with major business streams in the Construction, Transportation and Agriculture industries. We…

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Inspiring young people into tech…

14.08.2023

A-Level and GCSE students recently brought their enthusiasm to DWP Digital as part of a work placement. The Strategic Delivery Unit function invited local students to their Newcastle Hub for…

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Connect Health – Member Spotlight

26.07.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation Connect Health is a leading community services healthcare provider encompassing mental health, rehabilitation, physiotherapy, tier-2 MSK (musculoskeletal), chronic pain, functional disorder/long Covid,…

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Mkodo – Member Spotlight

18.07.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation mkodo is an award-winning B2B supplier of mobile and front-end technology to iGaming operators across lottery, casino, sportsbook and bingo. We offer…

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Sellick Partnership – Member Spotlight

06.07.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation. Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist committed to providing trusted and expert recruitment services to everybody we work with.…

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ROAR – Member Spotlight

14.06.2023

ROAR is a full-service search engine marketing agency specialising in SEO and PPC. We have experience supporting businesses from start-ups to enterprise-level businesses. ROAR was born in 2016 by our…

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Radial Path – Member Spotlight

08.06.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation. Radial Path is a niche B2B brand and performance marketing agency that specialises in strategically enhancing digital infrastructure and tech brands, implementing…

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Roadmap MBA – Member Spotlight

07.06.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation. For most of the world’s population traditional business education has been out of reach, largely due to cost, but also time and…

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NHSBSA – Member Spotlight

03.05.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation The NHSBSA is an Arm’s Length Body of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), we provide a range of at scale, national…

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Land Digital – Member Spotlight

25.04.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation We’re a multi-skilled digital agency based in Sunderland, specialising in empowering businesses to achieve digital transformation and success through making data accessible…

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Why talent is key for…

21.04.2023

By Adam Burgess, Senior Manager at Sellick Partnership For decades, businesses have been using data for growth. Today, the importance of utilising data to gain insights into customer behaviour, market…

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HTG – Member Spotlight

18.04.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation With 25 years of industry experience, we are thought-leaders, business advisors and dedicated to providing people-first, innovative and emerging technology solutions as…

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Insight from Invest North East…

29.03.2023

Having just returned from South by South West, an annual conference held in Austin, Texas, Invest North East England Inward Investment Manager Rachel Burdis looks at the opportunities available for our region.…

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Creating an inclusive workplace

15.03.2023

Building diverse and inclusive workplaces is a challenging feat. It takes commitment, attention to detail and ongoing conversations about Equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). We must continually work on Equality,…

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Muckle LLP – Member Spotlight

14.03.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation We’re a leading commercial law firm that supports clients across the public and private sectors, including local authorities, technology, sport and charity.…

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2023 – A year of…

03.02.2023

By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England A new year brings a raft of new opportunities for inward investment. With many businesses focussing on growth plans, the possibility…

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Atlas Cloud – Member Spotlight

12.01.2023

Give us a brief overview of your organisation Atlas Cloud is a provider of IT services and cyber security services for scaling businesses. We started out primarily helping Construction firms…

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“I’m successful because of my…

13.12.2022

Adam Pickering spent years trying to hide his neurodivergence out of concern it would hinder his ambitions to be a successful consultant. Joining CGI in 2020 made him realise that…

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The Journey to enterprise agility…

13.12.2022

Moving towards greater enterprise agility is essential but the journey there is not always clear or easy. Stephen Rathod draws on his wealth of experience in helping organisations implement Agile…

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Woods & Walker – Member…

07.12.2022

Give us a brief overview of your organisation? Founded in 2015, we are a development, design & digital consultancy studio based in Newcastle Upon Tyne offering high end digital solutions.…

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Dynamites Awards Winners Blog –…

22.11.2022

A brief overview of Waterstons Waterstons is a tech and business consultancy which has been delivering digital clarity to businesses for almost 30 years through cyber security, bespoke software, data…

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Do Amazon and Sustainability sound…

20.10.2022

Dynamo recently collaborated with Amazon Web Services here in the North East for a conference exploring “Digital Innovation’s Role in Sustainability” and I have to admit, the title of this…

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Jumping Rivers – Member Spotlight

28.09.2022

Give us a brief overview of your organisation Jumping Rivers is a Data Science company. We use cutting-edge technology to create bespoke solutions, using statistical modelling and machine learning for…

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Norton Rose Fulbright – Member…

27.09.2022

Give us a brief overview of your organisation Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We…

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Excelpoint Member Spotlight

01.09.2022

Give us a brief overview of your organisation. With a no-code platform developed over the course of 20 years, Excelpoint is established as a key player in the business process…

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North East Tech Sector: Skills…

18.08.2022

Almost half of the North East’s digital organisations found it difficult to fill positions within their companies over the past year. Could the candidates’ lack of experience be to blame? …

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The Changing World of Tech:…

10.08.2022

Sunderland Software City (SSC), with support from Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley (DCNETV), hosted a roundtable discussion on 19 May 2022. Intended as the first instalment in a series…

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Northcoders Members Spotlight

10.08.2022

A brief overview of Northcoders Northcoders are an AIM listed company who are devoted to changing lives through tech with our students learning to code on our award winning coding bootcamps…

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Zest I/O Members Spotlight

29.07.2022

Give us a brief overview of Zest I/O At ZEST I/O, our motto is facilitating and enabling digital transformation and we help our customers digitise, automate and streamline their business…

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Why you should go to…

21.07.2022

If you have never been to Durham University’s brand new Mathematics Sciences and Computer Science Building then here is your opportunity. On 6th September we are holding our flagship #CyberFest…

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Infotel Members Spotlight

14.07.2022

Infotel UK Consulting Infotel UK Consulting is a Newcastle-based software vendor and IT consultancy. We are a subsidiary of French software company Infotel Conseil, which has global operations in over…

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PRIDE Month: Loud & Proud

30.06.2022

Every year we are reminded of the importance of love in the PRIDE month. Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall…

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LDC Member Spotlight

29.06.2022

Give us a brief overview of private equity Private equity houses can help business leaders fund a change of ownership, expansion plans or acquisitions, all while enabling them to stay…

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SR1 Member Spotlight

13.06.2022

A brief overview of SR1 Development We are a leading Office 365 and SharePoint consultancy dedicated to helping businesses and organisations to transform digitally, with the help of Microsoft products.…

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Harnessing the power of listening…

08.06.2022

Blog by Fareeha Usman, EDI Manager, Dynamo North East “Why should we try to improve mental health of our employees at work? Why should we promote inclusion, value diversity and…

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TailHail Member Spotlight

17.05.2022

A brief overview of TailHail TailHail’s mission is to democratize private aviation and allow affordable access to private aircraft through a dedicated mobile based application that utilizes industry unique technology,…

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The Link Between Employee Wellbeing…

21.04.2022

Employee Mental health and wellbeing at work is an important strand of diversity!   “Recently my life turned 180 degrees when a close family member went through a medical complication,…

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“MOTHERS IN TECH”

24.03.2022

“Managing children, work, house and one’s own health altogether, the “juggle” and the “struggle” is real for working moms!” The percentage of mothers working in the tech sector has significantly…

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Our success at the Dynamites…

14.03.2022

I’m Gemma Douglas, an Agile Delivery Manager at DWP Digital. My team are responsible for integration within the department. I’m really proud of the work we’ve achieved with this project…

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My Coding Journey (Week 4)

14.03.2022

I’m halfway through my coding journey! Today marks the fourth week of my 8-week Coding Kickstarter course with Code First Girls. I’m also halfway through my Codecademy Beginner Python course. I’m so pleased…

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Beyond frontiers- Exploring the market…

16.02.2022

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England The UK Space opportunity The UK has a vibrant space economy built on renowned science and technology, along with leading…

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Joe Rogan Spotify saga: University…

07.02.2022

It’s been a controversial start to the year for Spotify. Musicians, including Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, asked for their music to be removed from the streaming giant after criticism…

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Dynamites Winners Blog – Nebula…

02.02.2022

A brief overview of Nebula Labs Nebula Labs is a Newcastle based software house, developing apps, digital platforms, mobile solutions for a whole range of organisations and sectors. Established in 2017 by…

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Dynamites Winners Blog – Baltic…

20.01.2022

Who are Baltic Apprenticeships? Baltic Apprenticeships are a specialist provider of digital and tech apprenticeships. We’re based in Newton Aycliffe and work with employers across the whole of the North…

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Students with PTSD discover the…

18.01.2022

Mature students Simon Green and Su Devine come from very different walks of life, but they have one thing in common – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Simon was diagnosed with…

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10 Opencast predictions for 2022

05.01.2022

1 Ongoing turbulence from Covid, Brexit and climate change “Market turbulence has always been a key feature in business planning, but the pronounced impacts and risks arising from the pandemic,…

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Health and Social Care –…

22.12.2021

I’m certainly not the first person to say how much I respect and support professionals at all levels across our health and social care system, so I listened with interest…

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Infographic shows what we do…

13.12.2021

Opencast’s latest publication, What we do & how we do it, is out in the new year. The new guide will help potential clients and partners to understand better how Opencast…

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Thoughtworks Spotlight

09.12.2021

A brief overview of Thoughtworks We are a leading global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and software engineering to enable enterprises and technology disruptors across the globe to thrive…

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Black Friday or beige Wednesday?…

25.11.2021

Professor Lawrence Bellamy is the University of Sunderland’s Academic Dean for the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism. Here he discusses our ever evolving, post-pandemic shopping habits and asks if…

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Lauren Laverne speaks out for…

15.11.2021

One of the University of Sunderland’s most celebrated alumni is helping showcase the University in a new promotional video. Sunderland-born multi-award winning broadcaster Lauren Laverne voices the video, ‘Think Sunderland’,…

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Baltic Get Gold for Staff…

10.11.2021

Baltic Apprenticeships have been recognised for our commitment to staff development with Gold Membership of The 5% Club. Earlier this year, we were one of 73 employers who took part…

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Creativity, Technology and Opportunity –…

09.11.2021

By Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager, Invest North East England Last month, I watched the Department for International Trade’s (DIT), Global Investment Summit with keen interest.  As an Inward Investment…

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Raising a glass to a…

04.11.2021

Raising a glass to a new career From growing up in a family business to working for a world-renowned glassmaker in Italy, mature University of Sunderland graduate Antonis Koutouzis is…

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Is Tech really all that…

04.11.2021

It’s a momentum that’s really been gathering pace – ‘tech for good’ – people and technology making the world a better place. Tech can do incredible things and the innovation…

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“Geordie Shore has been a…

29.10.2021

Sunderland student Jesse Pye hasn’t even completed her degree yet, but she’s already added a job as content logger for MTV’s hit reality show Geordie Shore to her CV. Jesse,…

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From pin-up model to Sunderland…

11.10.2021

Haili Hughes started out as a journalist who went on to become a successful 1950s-style pin-up model. Now, the established author, mentor and teacher of 15 years is bringing her…

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Changing our Spectacles

04.10.2021

Written by Fareeha Usman, EDI Innovation Manager, Dynamo North East Recruiting people from ethnically diverse communities, providing them with equal opportunity to grow and develop, and further retaining them can…

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Going for growth – How…

14.09.2021

A recent blog by our members LDC discussing how the North East SMEs can unlock growth post-pandemic. As we emerge from the pandemic, local businesses are reviewing their priorities and…

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How Architecture is Pushing our…

08.09.2021

Arnold Cleasby, solutions architect at DWP Digital provides an insight into the architecture practice and how they’re using technology to transform and improve government services that millions of people count…

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Meet the Kani Apprentice: Q&A…

16.08.2021

Before we meet Jacqueline properly, a word from our Chief Marketing officer and culture lead, Melissa Beckett “Part of Kani’s mission has always been to build a diverse and inclusive…

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D3 Stack Chart with React…

07.07.2021

Tom Hands, Javascript Developer, Corterum   “Recently we decided to add an Analytics section to our App, after toying with existing analytics software offered by Amazon such as AWS Quicksight,…

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How setbacks have helped us…

30.06.2021

Guest post by Ryan Thompson, Senior Software Engineer at DWP Digital Ryan Thompson, Senior Software Engineer at DWP Digital shares how he uses his skills and expertise to improve the…

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Changing Places: The importance of…

21.06.2021

Guest blog by CGI’s, Carwyn Cook, Director Consulting Expert | Local Government Councils play a unique role as place-makers, delivering essential services which can improve life for their local communities.…

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DWP Digital shares data to…

16.06.2021

Guest post from Nicky Tarry, DWP Digital Nicky Tarry, statistician explains how DWP Digital contributed to the roll-out of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme. As we write this blog, the…

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Reflections

08.06.2021

Guest post by Dynamo member Nick Green of Fatgreen Consuting. “If we can get through this, our business can get through anything” I remarked with relief and elation to my…

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The worst of times and…

24.05.2021

Phil Jackman, Dynamo Cyber Cluster Lead, 24th May 2021 This has been the worst of times and the best of times. This last year or so has been one of…

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Accommodating Beliefs

13.05.2021

Religion can be a hot-button issue in many conversations since a lot of people are very sensitive towards their religious beliefs and do not compromise on anything intolerant being said…

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Mindfulness and the importance of…

10.05.2021

For Mental Health Awareness Week, Craig Eblett, Director of Digital Delivery for Shared Platforms at DWP Digital, shares his experiences and journey exploring different elements of mindfulness and, how reframing…

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Transforming Local Government

06.05.2021

Local Authorities are under unprecedented financial pressure, caused by reductions in funding coupled with rising demand for services. At the same time, the expectations of the Citizen have been shaped…

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Building confidence in the DWP…

26.04.2021

Last month DWP Digital held our first ever Data community of practice virtual event.   The 3-day event also featured a range of guests from other communities of practices, including engineering…

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Govtech Lessons from the Pandemic

26.04.2021

  Dynamo convened four senior experts from government and technology business on 21 April for a special webinar to debate the government’s digital response to the COVID pandemic. An engaging,…

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Is your board ready to…

14.04.2021

Guest blog post by Peter Neal, Founder of The Experience Bank Group A question for Shareholders, Investors, Chairs and Chief Executives of SMEs…. Is your board capable and ready to…

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The next pandemic crisis we…

06.04.2021

Melissa Johnson, Digital Engagement Manager from DWP Digital talks about why we need to make wellbeing and mental health awareness a natural part of our everyday practice. Conversations surrounding mental…

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Adapting Agile for a new…

26.03.2021

Guest blog post by Paul Hands, Head of Technology at Corterum. Adapting Agile for a new industry Or more accurately: How we cannibalised some of the basic concepts and ceremonies…

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Let’s talk about race!

22.03.2021

Ambika Natarajan is a Senior Digital Project Manager in Portfolio and Delivery Assurance at DWP Digital. To recognize International Day for the Elimination of Race Discrimination, Ambika shares her journey…

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Neurodiversity – A different way…

04.03.2021

By Fareeha Usman, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Manager, Dynamo North East.  People who are “neurotypical” have a brain that works according to the conventional standards of our society, anyone…

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“Dare Mighty Things”

02.03.2021

Dawn Dunn, Cluster Engagement Manager, 24th February 2021 February’s spacecraft landing on Mars could be the only excuse to have missed the launch of Bottlepay; a Newcastle based start-up revolutionising…

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10m Smart Meters: the role…

22.02.2021

Guest blog by Dr Martin Brown, Senior Vice President Consulting Services, CGI UK The recent announcement about the milestone installation of the ten-millionth smart meter onto the secure national network by the…

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Data access and user experience:…

17.02.2021

Guest blog by Mark Thompson, Director Consulting Services at CGI UK. In September 2020, CGI sponsored the Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival for the fourth consecutive year, where we ran a Design…

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Join the dots – a…

10.02.2021

Sophie Mazrekaj, 10th February 2021 The thread that ran through the first two Advisory Board Meetings of the year – and will no doubt continue to advise all of Dynamo’s…

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Why clusters?

05.02.2021

Phil Jackman, 4th February 2021 Initiating, developing and supporting clusters is one of the cornerstones of Dynamo’s work. From fairly humble beginnings a few years ago we now have several…

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Why is having a gender…

29.01.2021

Gender has diversified itself. People are becoming more aware than ever regarding different sexual orientations that exist today. Nowadays, people from the LGBTQIA+ community can find safe-space to express their…

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A game changer for Net…

27.01.2021

Guest blog by Rich Hampshire, Vice President Consulting Expert at CGI UK This blog is going to be a bit of a diversion for me. Some of you may well…

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Our innovation eBook: 8 rules…

27.01.2021

Guest post by Simon King, Head of User Centred Design at DWP Simon King draws on his experience setting up DWP’s Innovation Lab. He shares 8 key rules to consider when…

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My tech career at DWP…

12.01.2021

Stephen Southern, Senior Technical Architect, shares his career journey through his different roles at DWP, highlighting the importance of the data in transforming services. I joined DWP way back in…

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Inside the mind of a…

07.01.2021

Sam Hehir shares what it’s like to be a security architect at DWP Digital, providing a deeper insight into the world of security in the largest government department.  I’ve worked…

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ETHNOCENTRISM – We all do…

16.12.2020

By Fareeha Usman, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Manager, Dynamo North East.  Ethnocentrism is a belief that one’s ethnicity or culture is superior to another. Ethnocentric people judge and compare…

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Intersectionality – The multiplications of…

24.11.2020

Fareeha Usman, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Manager, Dynamo North East.    Intersectionality – an introduction Intersectionality – a term that that was first coined by the black feminist scholar…

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Race to Net Zero –…

17.11.2020

Guest blog by CGI’s Rich Hampshire, Vice President Consulting Expert Following the first blog in this series on making sense of the jargon and the challenges facing organisations on their race to…

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Dynamo’s October Advisory Board Meeting

02.11.2020

October’s board meeting saw a reflection on a busy September; starting with a review of the 11 #Cyberfest events that attracted more than 700 attendees. The board was reminded that…

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The “SAME” difference is binding…

27.10.2020

Fareeha Usman, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Manager, Dynamo North East.  We are different, very different from each other. Some of us wear a mini skirt whereas some of us…

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Race to Net Zero –…

19.10.2020

Guest blog by CGI’s Pulina Abeywickrama, SME Senior Consultant | Agile Project Manager Having recently been part of the CGI team facilitating a design sprint on how to accelerate Net Zero at…

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Call to join our first…

13.10.2020

It can be difficult knowing where to start with automation; which process do you begin with? Should everything be automated? And what to do you do if the process isn’t…

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Cybersecurity in the new era…

08.10.2020

Guest blog by James Milligan, Global Head of Technology, Hays Cybersecurity breaches have recently made global headlines, many of which have been attributed to a rapidly expanded online world because…

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Dynamo’s September Advisory Board Meeting

25.09.2020

Dawn Dawn, Cluster Manager, 25th September 2020 Following the summer recess, Andrew Besford opened the September Board Meeting with a positive flourish, announcing a total of 85 entries for the…

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I don’t need it

28.08.2020

Phil Jackman, August 2020 The biggest issue faced by the economy is not Coronavirus, nor indeed Brexit but the realisation that we can do without many of the things that…

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Supporting policy change and service…

28.08.2020

Joe Rice, Twitter’s Lead Product Solutions Sales Manager, August 2020 The UK’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) supports families and children in the UK through its Child Maintenance Service…

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Why now is the right…

03.08.2020

Guest blog by Alan Nunn – Communications Subject Matter Expert at CGI. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the subject of countless forecasts that predict exponential growth of devices and…

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The future of work

27.07.2020

Laura Kemp, Dynamo Cluster Manager, July 2020. Are we returning to our offices anytime soon? What does the future of work look like? If you weren’t considering this question pre…

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How IoT can create a…

27.07.2020

Guest blog by Graham Hainsworth – Director Consulting in CGI’s Water Sector Business Talk to anyone in the industry right now, and the message is the same: we need to…

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A time to collect our…

16.07.2020

Guest blog by Chantal Constable – Vice President Retail Banking and Payments in CGI’s banking sector business I’m sure we’ve all become accustomed to hearing the word ‘unprecedented’ since our…

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Dynamo North East – July…

14.07.2020

Clare Nicholson, Dynamo Account Manager, 14th July 2020 Yesterday we held our last board meeting before our usual summer break for August. We had a great turnout with 25 of…

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Is the Role of Pharma…

29.06.2020

Guest blog by Balaji Kuppuswamy, Director of Consulting Services – Life Sciences at CGI Recently I have been considering an important question arising from the pharmaceutical industry: is it the…

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How immersive technology is changing…

25.06.2020

By Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England Having recently started as the Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England, I, like a lot of people…

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Dynamo is evolving but its…

22.06.2020

Sarah Thackray, 22nd June 2020 It seems a lifetime ago now when, back in December 2013, I first met Charlie Hoult and he told me about the group he and…

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Dynamo North East — June…

18.06.2020

Sophie Mazrekaj, 18th June 2020 There was a great turnout for our third virtual Advisory Board meeting which was held last week on Zoom. Connecting remotely is the norm for…

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Personal planning tips for business…

15.06.2020

Guest post from Andrew Moorby, Managing Partner of MHA Tait Walker Don’t compound the problems One of the most commonly heard expressions at the moment is “it’s a strange world in…

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Digital Transformation in Challenging Times

15.06.2020

Guest blog by Mark Madden, Digital Transformation Director within the Emerging Technologies Practice at CGI I recently discussed what the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic could be on in-flight digital…

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BLOG 5G at the time…

04.06.2020

Before COVID-19, 5G was a priority not only for most mobile network operators but also for government and industry. Now, the pandemic will inevitably impact 5G deployment plans and present…

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Business Comeback Plan

26.05.2020

Phil Jackman, April 2020 This document is an attempt to explore a methodology to create a business comeback plan, which is in many ways the reverse of business continuity plan.…

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Is now the time to…

26.05.2020

As we settle into some kind of normal, albeit a temporary one, with teams working remotely and staff redeployed where necessary, we can begin to think of business as usual.…

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Dynamo’s May 2020 Advisory Board…

26.05.2020

Usually the Dynamo advisory board meets monthly on the second Monday, however May’s meeting was moved to a Tuesday to ensure we were available to attend the launch of the…

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Dynamo’s April 2020 Advisory Board…

24.04.2020

Dynamo North East normally holds the Advisory Board meeting at a different member’s office every month. It’s a great way for us to build a deeper understanding of local organisations…

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Baltic’s Apprentice of the Year:…

14.04.2020

The Apprentice of the Year competition is hands-down our favourite time of year. It’s a time to recognise and reward excellence, and to really reflect on and showcase the exciting…

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April in Lockdown

02.04.2020

Phil Jackman, 2nd April 2020 A lifetime seems to have passed by in the last few weeks, everything that we took for granted has been turned on its head. Social…

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Dynamo’s March Advisory Board Meeting

24.03.2020

Sophie Mazrekaj, 24th March 2020 This month, England’s No. 1 college Gateshead College kindly hosted the Dynamo Advisory Board meeting. First, we heard from Dawn Dunn, Dynamo’s Fintech Cluster Manager.…

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Allergen control and traceability are…

06.02.2020

Mike Chadwick, Supply Chain Consultant at Indigo Software Who could have expected Greggs’ Vegan Sausage Roll would become the iconic snack for a new generation of plant-based foodies and spawn…

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Dynamo … & Co.

30.01.2020

Dawn Dunn, 29th January 2020 The dictionary gives two very different interpretations of  “collaboration” : a) “the action of working with someone to produce something” OR b) ”traitorous cooperation with…

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Six technology enhancements being adopted…

30.01.2020

Indigo’s Chief Technology Officer, Carl Green, shares his vision for Indigo’s software development as the company enters its fifth decade as a WMS (warehouse management software) solution provider. We asked…

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A Northern Geeks trip, well,…

09.01.2020

Andrew Waite, 24th November 2019 Back in the annals of time (2011) I wrote about my first experiences at a security conference; the first UK BSides in London. To say that…

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How data science is used…

30.12.2019

Andrew Besford, Monday 30th December Data science is now seen as an important theme in virtually every industry.  Bringing together techniques from statistics, computer science and other disciplines, it promises…

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Dynamo’s December Advisory Board Meeting

16.12.2019

Sophie Mazrekaj, Monday 16th December This month, global shipping insurer North P&I kindly hosted the Dynamo Advisory Board meeting at their enviable offices overlooking the Gateshead Millennium Bridge on Newcastle’s…

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Closing the gaming skills gap…

19.11.2019

It’s widely accepted that there’s a shortage of talent in the tech sector in the region and we’re not unique in facing this problem. What does make us unique however;…

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Dynamo’s November Advisory Board Meeting

12.11.2019

Andrew Besford, Tuesday 12th November 2019 Every month we hold the Dynamo Advisory Board meeting at a different member’s office. Yesterday, Orange Bus kindly hosted our November meeting at their…

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‘Cyber Skills for App and…

28.10.2019

Cyber Skills for App and Web Developers On the 26th of September myself and two other members of tombola attended the event titled: Cyber Skills for App and Web Developers,…

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Cloud Employee, an answer to…

21.10.2019

Founder Seb Hall created Cloud Employee, as a solution to the UK tech skills gap by entering the tech talent pool in the Philippines. Izy, Marketing Manager from Tech Recruitment…

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OWASP talk September 2019: Stalk…

21.10.2019

The Open Web Application Security Project, or OWASP, is a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. The mission is to make software security visible, so…

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(ISC)2 North East England Chapter…

21.10.2019

On 10th September, the (ISC)2 North East England Chapter teamed up with Dynamo North East for the second year running to take part in the #CyberFest series of events. The…

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Is this the flight of…

17.10.2019

You can decide for yourself now and for the next few weeks at PROTO, Gateshead, thanks to forward-thinking artist Charlotte Windle Mikkleborg’s collaborative project with British Airways; Fly. The fully…

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Why I joined Dynamo, by…

17.10.2019

More than five years ago now, when I was still working at Durham and involved with the North East ICT Managers’ group, we became aware of a new tech group…

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New post: Northumbria students launch green awareness campaign for Metro operator dynamonortheast.co.uk/northum…

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