Dynamo16 – NISDI and Big Employers

Over 350 delegates from the region’s leading and growing IT and Software companies, Local Councils, Specialist professional services, Universities and other related industry attended Dynamo 16 on Thursday 23rd June. This was the third annual conference organised by Dynamo North East and hosted at the University of Northumbria. Since it’s first conference in 2013, the IT sector…

Charity Sector Hackathon Success

The Digital Catapult Centre North East & Tees Valley partnered with Barclay’s, MADTA and Newcastle University to hosted a charity data hack from Wednesday 16th May – Sunday 20th May. The aim of this hack was to identify challenges and limitations and overcome them through the innovative use of data. The Challenges The participants were able to chose…

National Institute for Smart Data Innovation

Newcastle University will establish a new £30 million institute to unleash the potential offered by big data. The UK government announced that they will invest £15 million in a National Institute for Smart Data Innovation (NISDI) in Newcastle, this funding will be matched by Newcastle University. NISDI will bring together industry, the public sector and world-leading…

Cyber Essentials Workshop – 12th April 2016

Cyber Essentials is a government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks. Dynamo North East, law enforcement agencies, universities and colleges are teaming up to provide free Cyber Security training to businesses within the region. From March 2016, Dynamo will host six free training events in the North East. These events will provide practical security guidance…

If Big Data is to Solve Britain’s Productivity Crisis, Then We Need to Get Cracking Now

Paul Watson, Professor of Computing Science, Director of the Digital Institute, writes for The Conversation on how the Cloud Innovation Centre is helping to tackle Britain’s productivity crisis. Full article is at the bottom of this page. Britain has a serious productivity problem – levels have not risen since 2008, and are now around 20% lower even…

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Cloud Innovation Centre
Digital Institute
The Core, Science Central, Bath Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 5TF