10 must have Event Organiser Skills

Original post by WILLIAMTHOMSON, Gallus Events What skills do event organisers need to be super charged #eventprofs? I’ve been organising events since 1996 and those events – as a whole – haven’t changed that much. Conferences, exhibitions, festivals, road-shows are much the same as they were twenty years ago. However a lot has changed around the edges and it’s […]

The Future Smart City Will Be Built Around You and the Internet of You

Original post by Mike Steep via Forbes Pssshhhhhhtttt. Like a shot of steam in your morning latte, the sound of train doors opening injects vitality into any urban commute. But imagine that at 7:18 a.m. on Monday in the London Underground the red doors stay open and quiet, and stay, and stay . . . Inside the […]

Smart London vision

Original post by LONDON.GOV.UK London is the greatest city on earth. A world centre of commerce and a global cultural hot spot – London is diverse, connected, international and cosmopolitan. Its dynamic economy – with renowned specialisms in creativity and design, science and technology, banking and finance – offers the most competitive and productive business […]

14 top tips for hackathon success

By  Kirsty.Cooke  Taking part in a hack day? As we have recently emerged, triumphant but tired, from a pretty successful hacking event, the FusePump team are pleased to present this handy guide for hackathon victory… 1. Know your client The FusePump Hackathon was carried out in partnership with an existing client, Chain Reaction Cycles. (We used their data […]

The first step in planning a successful hackathon

By  Dave Fontenot  People come to me all the time expressing interest in throwing their own hackathon. It’s nearly always a great idea to throw a hackathon. The hard part is actually doing it right. The first and most important step in planning a successful hackathon: The Team, The Team, The Team You’ll need to […]