Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy - Issue #29

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This week, Opportunity Knocks -- so don't be shy!
 
March 30 - Issue #29

Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy

This week in the digital economy.

This week, Opportunity Knocks – so don’t be shy!

Please join Surrey Business School’s Department of Business Transformation & Sustainable Enterprise for an Industry-led Research Colloquium in Business Analytics TOMORROW Friday 31st March 2017 2-3 p.m. Free and open to all.
‘BEYOND DATA ANALYTICS: UNLOCKING INFINITE OPPORTUNITIES’
with Dr Aisha Naseer, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe (FLE) Limited
Room 34MS01 (the Business insights Lab), Rik Medik Building, University of Surrey
This colloquium series aims to highlight and discuss the challenges of business analytics in the real world, and create awareness on relevant cutting-edge technologies, tools, methods and processes in business analytics and data science. Get exposure to various research trends in the industry, engage with real-world business problems, and get access to an advanced understanding of industry problems and needs – all to support your career progression in these fields. Contact: Professor Lampros Stergioulas l.stergioulas@surrey.ac.uk 
DigitalSurrey April 2017 Tickets, Wed, 5 Apr 2017 at 18:00 | Eventbrite
Join us on Friday, 7 April for the official kickoff of Silicon Drinkabout, and rub shoulders with all kinds of fascinating types in a convivial yet techie atmosphere. Details and registration here:
Silicon Drinkabout Guildford #3 (The Kickoff) - Silicon Drinkabout Guildford (Guildford, England)| Meetup
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology Tickets, Tue, 25 Apr 2017 at 16:00 | Eventbrite
Register for ‘Wake Up Design’, a design-thinking event for businesses at Surrey Business School, and hear lots more from the CoDE team:
Wake Up Design Registration, Thu, 4 May 2017 at 09:00 | Eventbrite
Our latest blog, right here:
Impact Update: 3 flavours of business experimentation in the Lab
This is a fun read! It is a blend of design thinking and lean start-up….quite nicely put together. Always interesting to see how experienced designers are using these techniques….
Lean Service Creation
Interesting discussion on the role of open source, and its use as a weapon in “democratizing platform” on the web. Now, we could also have a philosophical discussion on what we mean by “open” and what Google means by this term. Much debated….
Here's Google's open secret to cloud competition - TechRepublic
Making yourself understood and heard in the ‘Attention Economy’:
Two Tips That Instantly Improve Your Everyday Writing Forever
Finally, some American history, and some context:
No, Trump isn’t the worst president ever – Indivisible Movement – Medium
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