All things tech in the west

Category: Blogs

Threads #14: Top tips on getting the best from grant funding

Guest blog: Tips from founders, to founders, about the role of grant funding and how to maximise chances of winning a bid for a grant.
16th January 2019 Read more...

Opinion: Bristol tech could change PR forever

OggaDoon's Emily Perkins shares her ideas about the future of PR and the Bristol tech organisations that could help to shape it
17th December 2018 Read more...

Opinion: Silicon Gorge 5 years on, a growing ecosystem

How has the Bristol & Bath start up scene changed since we started our investment competition
7th December 2018 Read more...

Threads #13: Top tips on how to get technical people to lead and manage

Guest blog: Tips from founders, to founders, about good ways to persuade your technical people to give management a try.
3rd December 2018 Read more...

Opinion: Bristol has a unique opportunity to lead a socially responsible AI revolution

Social anthropologist, Dawn Walter, thinks Bristol has a unique opportunity to lead in the development of AI.
29th November 2018 Read more...

Could these four programmes help you grow your business?

Briony Phillips outlines four programmes designed to help you scale
20th November 2018 Read more...

Threads #12: Just because you can, doesn’t mean it will or should sell.

Guest blog: from Andrew Callard, helping founders understand how to get your product fit right, and to ensure it both will sell, and that you should sell it.
16th November 2018 Read more...

Threads #11: Top tips on how to appraise staff and deal with poor performance

Guest blog: Tips from founders, to founders, about good ways to appraise staff and how to get the best from those that are underperforming.
31st October 2018 Read more...

Blog: Learnings from A Practical Guide to Equality

Tips and tricks to be more inclusive from our event at Bath Digital Festival
30th October 2018 Read more...

Threads #10 Product management has evolved – has your company?

Guest blog: Tips from founders, to founders, on how to use outsourced skills to expand your core internal capabilities and capacity.
3rd October 2018 Read more...

Opinion: Class can’t be forgotten in the battle for representation

Social anthropologist, Dawn Walter, thinks Silicon Gorge can be a place to cross the class bridge
24th September 2018 Read more...

When Automation Goes Wrong

Oggadoon's Emily Perkins points out the flaws in our automated society
12th September 2018 Read more...

Small Businesses and Staffing: An Annual Disaster?

Oggadoon's Emily Perkins shares a few secrets for coping with a staffing time bomb
5th September 2018 Read more...

Dear E-me: Marketing – how to plan ahead, and stay on plan.

Struggling to get your team to collaborate, and hit important deadlines? Here’s how to plan ahead, and stay on plan:
3rd September 2018 Read more...

5 top events for professionals at Bath Digital Festival 2018

BDF 2018's Jo Duncan gives us the lowdown on a few of the festival's unmissable offerings
31st August 2018 Read more...

Gaffes and Mistakes: Every Business’ Nightmare

Oggadoon's Emily Perkins shares her top tips for future-proofing your company against PR disasters
30th August 2018 Read more...

Threads #9: Top tips on maximising your IP, patents and exploiting value

Guest blog: Tips from founders, to founders, on how to identify, protect and exploit value within your business
29th August 2018 Read more...

Opinion: It’s an extreme experience, but families and startups can play nicely together

HellyHolly’s Lisa Matthews lends us her survival tips for middle-aged entrepreneurship
20th August 2018 Read more...

Opinion: “Excuse me?” AI really needs to change its tone

BJSS SPARCK consultant Josh Dresner has some choice words for the AI revolution
14th August 2018 Read more...