The Tech Community Gains Unprecedented Recognition at the Hull Daily Mail Business Awards

The Tech Community Gains Unprecedented Recognition at the Hull Daily Mail Business Awards

It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces from the C4DI at the Hull Daily Mail Business Awards. 

Software development company Sauce was rightfully crowned Start-up Business of the Year and Young Achiever of the Year, Amy Knight was rewarded for her hard work at social marketing agency eskimosoup...

Have you heard about Edenic innovation?

Have you heard about Edenic innovation?

C4DI Member Rob Lewis has 30 years of experience in corporate innovation. A year ago Rob founded 54DegreesNorth to leverage his experience to create a digital health innovation pipeline. Building on this foundation Rob has launched a brand new, co-developed process called Edenic Innovation with partners yesyesBD.

The process helps companies address 3 key challenges facing all businesses today - how to prevent themselves being disrupted; how to use digital technology; and how to think differently.  The process comes in various tailored packages to meet companies needs, it leverages digital talent and a framework of innovation scopes that forces a company to think differently and digitally...

How can Agile benefit your business?

How can Agile benefit your business?

Agile is a new method of delivering projects that is more efficient at delivering results, can save time, reduce costs and minimise the associated risks of traditional 'waterfall project management'. Agile emphasises responding to change, collaborating with clients, breaking down work into manageable chunks and frequently delivering a working product for feedback.

This week, we caught up with Steve Bowman to find out more about Agile and how he uses the method in his everyday life.

RB launch partnership with C4DI to help support technology start-ups in Hull

RB launch partnership with C4DI to help support technology start-ups in Hull

Leading global consumer health and hygiene company RB is helping Hull’s technology start-ups gain access to extra support in order to help them flourish. The company has partnered with Hull-based digital hub, C4DI (Centre for Digital Innovation), to launch the RB Mentorship 100 programme...

Experts to Debunk the Myths Surrounding Grants and Funding

Experts to Debunk the Myths Surrounding Grants and Funding

On Thursday 2 November, SparkFund will be popping into C4Di to chat about funding and grant opportunities for start-ups, SMEs and freelancers. This will include 1 - 2 - 1 surgeries for delegates which will focus on exploring the specific opportunities relevant to their needs and that of their business alongside support on...

Summit is Revolutionising the Way that People Purchase Cars

Summit is Revolutionising the Way that People Purchase Cars

The UK automotive industry is having a bit of a moment. With sales, jobs, and turnover at an unprecedented high, there doesn’t seem to be much that can keep it down. However, in an increasingly technological world, where customers can order their lunch from their phones, send a virtual card from their desktop and check in to a flight before they even get to the airport, customers are expecting more and more from their online buying journeys, particularly when it comes to a lifestyle purchase, such as a car...

Fuzzfeed at the Turner Prize

Fuzzfeed at the Turner Prize

C4Di based company My Pockets have been running a year long project for Hull 2017 called Fuzzfeed. 

My Pockets record the real conversations of Hull teenagers then make puppets that look like the teens. The puppets lip sync to the conversations. The project is funny, original and gives the rest of the work insight into the hidden mind of the teenager... 

 

Digitull Wins Best Use of Technology within Education at Hull Digital Awards

Digitull Wins Best Use of Technology within Education at Hull Digital Awards

Digitull is just one of those well-deserving winners. The exciting project is a collaboration between Hull Children’s University, Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and C4DI member, Forward Thinker. The online platform allows pupils from schools across the city to upload their creative work so it can be viewed by their fellow classmates and the general public...