Outstanding 15 percent growth for Hull's Digital Sector

Outstanding 15 percent growth for Hull's Digital Sector

The 2018 Tech Nation report is now out and has highlighted tremendous growth in Hull's digital sector with an outstanding 15 percent increase in the number of tech jobs recorded since 2014. The report indicates that there are now over seven thousand digi-tech jobs in the City and the annual digi-tech turnover is a reported £568m with a calculated turnover per employee being an impressive £133k - the highest in the North of England and beaten only by London, Bristol and Plymouth.

A Successful Launch for Good2Learn

A Successful Launch for Good2Learn

C4DI startup bridges the gap between classroom and home learning by embracing the power of digital.

Good2Learn is the brainchild of Paul Mandalia, who has worked closely with several members of C4DI to develop and create a series of curriculum-based video lessons. These short, bite-sized clips are integrated into an online platform that allows children to complete exercises, track their progress and gain rewards…

Trade Chimp’s new BDM shows Trades the route to greater profits

Trade Chimp’s new BDM shows Trades the route to greater profits

Greater profits for small electrical and trades businesses are one step closer as Trade Chimp roles out the next stage of its tech-savvy trades service across the UK.

The Hull-based company’s new specialist business development manager, Donna Smith, is now showcasing Trade Chimp’s operational and administrative support service to the country’s tradespeople and small trades businesses. 

Saab Receive a Huge C4DI Welcome at their New Office Space

Saab Receive a Huge C4DI Welcome at their New Office Space

Saab’s Swedish-themed Elevensies went down a treat on Thursday, with a whole host of C4DI members popping across to have a nosey around the company’s brand new offices. Specialising in security and defence, the global company joined C4DI around one year ago, basing a handful of developers at the building. Recently, they have upgraded their space to suit the growing needs of their rapidly expanding team…

Connecting Businesses and Schools with Clikd

Connecting Businesses and Schools with Clikd

Entrepreneur Phil Benson has a passion for social enterprise. His latest project aims to bridge the gap between the business and education sector.

Phil already has a number of ventures under his belt. One of these is Xing Education; an enterprise-based learning opportunity for local schools and college-aged children.

By working with these young people and helping them to develop key business and life skills, he has been able to gain a fresh insight into the benefits of a business-to-education relationship...

Transitioning to the Cloud: Is it necessary?

Transitioning to the Cloud: Is it necessary?

Cloud-based computing and its amazing capabilities are currently hot topics, with many companies wanting to transition to the Cloud, whilst others are left wondering how this technology can improve their businesses.
 
We spoke with C4DI member David Gilbey, Director and IT Specialist at Just Gilbey Ltd, to uncover the benefits of the Cloud and find out whether the move truly is for all businesses...

 

Looking for your startup office - It's more than just bricks. 5 things to consider.

Looking for your startup office - It's more than just bricks. 5 things to consider.

Healthcare IT Specialist Darren Crombie shares his insights on how to pick a place to base your company:

"I'd worked for years in big consultancies with big offices.  With the traditional reception, cubicles, and coffee room chat, but I had never considered how to rent a space, or what kind of options there are out there"...  

EdTech Startup Good2Learn awarded Best E-Learning Content UK 2018

EdTech Startup Good2Learn awarded Best E-Learning Content UK 2018

Good2Learn - an edtech startup based in the C4DI has just won its first award of the year for best e-learning content UK 2018. The award was the result of a joint collaboration between Good2Learn and learners in the Grimsby Institute. Together, the group produced 30 online maths and English video tutorials for children aged between 7 and 11, with content written by qualified teachers and linked to national curriculum.

What is the future of your industry?

What is the future of your industry?

Currently, digital disruption is one of the most significant global forces that is having a huge impact on all sorts of different industries.

It’s easy to see that technologies, such as mobile, cloud, Wi-Fi, big data, the blockchain, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and artificial and virtual reality are all fuelling this incredible transformation of a number of diverse sectors.