Tag Archives: joint working

Getting IT together and connecting people

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” That’s one of my Dad’s sayings that sort of make sense if you don’t take them too literally….or if you tweak them slightly. I’ll come back to this. The other week I … Continue reading

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Sociable city anyone?

This time last year I’d just been asked to lead on developing and implementing social media strategy at Leeds City Council. I’d run some social media cafes. Of the relatively few people that came, the majority were a bit despondent … Continue reading

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Social Media – So What ?

In the latest post on the sociable organisation blog, Ian Street tells the story of how @recoveryleeds was created and what difference it has made so far. From my perspective, working with Leeds City Council, ‘So What?’ was often the response … Continue reading

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#HSCLeeds

#HSCLeeds is the hashtag/callsign that folk in health and social care in Leeds are using as we join up to discuss and develop the use of social media to help make a difference for people who need support in our city. Anyone … Continue reading

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Learning together

Like other cities and towns no doubt, staff in organisations across Leeds are getting to grips with new ways of working, including networking and amongst other things; use of social media. To some, this can be a daunting task, to others; … Continue reading

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It’s good to share

Part of being a Sociable Organisation must be about sharing in an open and transparent way with others. Data is something we at the council have in abundance and with the right context it could be of significant value to … Continue reading

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Not a jolly

In October 2012 I attended one of the events at Leeds Digital Festival. Titled Facebook v Reality, it was a session exploring what the perfect social media platform would look, feel and sound like if we had wellbeing at the centre … Continue reading

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