LGC Awards 2020 Finalist

IoT Barnsley has been shortlisted in the Innovation category

Posted on 17 November 2019

We've branded our "Digi" series

Digi"NAME" is the format we ultimately settled on, giving us DigiBook, DigiDesk and DigiMeet so far.

Posted on 06 August 2019

DigiDesk v3 is alive!

Today we've completed the breadboard development of DigiDesk v3 and it works an absolute treat!

Posted on 24 July 2019

DigiDesk - the next iteration (v3)

Having received funding from the Commercial Investment Fund for our work on the DigiDesk solution, we're introducing some design changes to create a version 3.

Posted on 26 June 2019

DigiBook is taking shape

Having succesfully trialled our visitor management system in the Town Hall, Gateway Plaza, Westgate Plaza, Smithies and the DMC, we've been working behind the scenes on getting it market ready - that is to say, sell it and generate an income from it.

Posted on 24 June 2019

We need your help!

I'm pleased to report that despite a few teething issues early doors, our new visitor sign in/out system is being well received ​

Posted on 02 April 2019

Visitor Sign In / Out System

Following my earlier post about the Innovation Group and the Commercial Investment Fund, we've started rolling out some kit.

Posted on 07 March 2019

Meeting Room Screens

They're a little way off being ready yet, as we have a lot of work to do in finalising the control software and handling the touchscreen interfaces​ but I'm very pleased with how the Meeting Room Screens are turning out.

Posted on 25 January 2019

The Innovation Group and the Commercial Investment Fund

On Wednesday last week I attended the Commercial Investment Fund board with a view to securing some monies to progress three of our innovation group projects from prototype to product.

Posted on 21 January 2019

The innovation group so far

Yesterday I was invited to our Digital Leadership Team to present the progress we've made at the innovation group since it began.

Posted on 25 October 2018

Iterating the desk buttons

At the innovation group, in anticipation of seeing results from the workforce mobilisation theme of our Digital First programme, we've been busily beavering away with our Desk Occupancy Monitors.

Posted on 09 October 2018

An update from the innovation group

Our desk occupancy monitor prototypes are built and ready to rollout after only three sessions putting them together.

Posted on 29 August 2018

Success at the Innovation Group

Our innovation group held it's first official hackday today and I'm pleased to say it went amazingly well and has already produced the makings of its first prototype.

Posted on 30 July 2018

The Barnsley Innovation Group

A few weeks ago I was challenged by the head of our department to create and drive forward what he described as an innovation hub within the workforce.

Posted on 08 April 2018