Postbureaucrat

Personal blogging by Steph Gray, founder of Helpful Digital and erstwhile bureaucrat

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Carrying on Campin’

March 8, 2012

Six weeks on from UKGovcamp, you’d be forgiven for thinking the only thing 2012 has left to offer us is those silly running races in the summer. But oh no. MailCamp returns for 2012 on Thursday 17th May, this time hosted by the lovely folk of the National Audit Office. If last year’s event is…

The republic of UKGovcamp

January 22, 2012

Dan Slee’s  excellent suggestion of a ’20 thoughts’ format for reflections on UKGovcamp seems to have caught on, so here’s mine – more about the format than the content, in many cases. That I think Dave Briggs and Lloyd Davis are the very finest of fellows goes, I think, without me saying. No royalty: we’ve…

Walk a mile in our sandals

November 28, 2011

I’ve written a piece for the Guardian’s Public Leaders Network on UKGovcamp, as part our plan to broaden the reach of UKGovcamp in 2012: Informal, social-media driven events like UKGovcamp and the recent WordUp Whitehall have an important role in bringing together SME suppliers, open source specialists and government digital teams to share practical experience and make connections. Participants in the…