Personal blogging by Steph Gray, former digital agency founder and erstwhile bureaucrat


Engagement on a shoestring

July 27, 2012

You could probably do more digital engagement around a series of stakeholder seminars, but it would be a tall order. For the last month or so, DCMS have been running a little site we helped build for themĀ on our Read+Comment platform, to open up discussion around a series of seminars they’re running to inform the…

UK Nordic Baltic Summit on Read+Comment

January 20, 2011

Just a quick plug for the latest site to launch on Helpful Technology’s Read+Comment platform, which helps organisations build engagement sites around their documents without the hassle and expense of building from scratch. Today, the Prime Minister is meeting eight of his counterparts, and their delegations of over 100 thinkers and doers from the Nordic…

Don’t be down with the kids

August 23, 2010

I started my career in market research, where soliciting the views of under 16s is frowned upon without rather a lot of faffing around getting hold of parental consent. Online, surveys tend to ask if you’re older than 16, and if not, chuck you out. On balance, it’s probably a good thing that dubious marketers…