Hacking the North

Last month, I headed up to Manchester for Hack the North – I love taking part in hackathons, especially if they are dedicated to social good and solving important problems. It’s a fun way to meet and work with new people, co-create and build stuff together. Also, it was my first time in Manchester, so […]

Waltham Forest Hackathon

Another week, another hackathon, this time in Waltham Forest which will be the first London Borough of Culture in 2019. The hackathon is the last event in Waltham Forest Council’s Digital Month. dxw digital joined a group of local developers and designers to work on the first Map of Culture, mapping the borough’s cultural hotspots. […]

NUX Leeds

NUX Leeds We’re very pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the next 10 NUX Leeds events, supporting the amazing community activity in our new home in the North of England and developing our understanding of clients’ needs outside of London. About NUX NUX (Northern User Experience) is a group of enthusiasts who like to […]

Product People North

Last Friday I spent a day in Leeds, attending Product People North. It was a nice excuse to go and see dxw digital’s new second home city, and also gave me the opportunity to catch up with some people I haven’t seen in a while and meet some new ones too. I like events like […]

Silicon Milkroundabout 2018

We’re looking forward to attending SMR, a tech-specific recruitment held at The Old Truman Brewery on 24-25 November. The event is spread over the course of the weekend; Saturday being dedicated to product, design and marketing, while Sunday is aimed at data science and developers. As we’re hiring for multiple roles, we’ll be there all weekend. On Saturday […]

#CauseAScene Conference 2018

Last month, dxw digital had the pleasure of sponsoring the first #CauseAScene conference. It is a part of our Diversity & Inclusion initiative to create awareness of job opportunities for marginalized people and to gain a better insight into obstacles they have faced and what they’ve done to try and make a difference. Kim Crayton, the main organiser […]

DevOps London

Last month I attended a 2-day conference called DevOpsDays London and also spoke to delegates on the dxw digital stand. At the conference, Kate Whalen spoke about how to filter unimportant notifications in her talk titled, ‘How to Leverage AWS Features to Secure and Centrally Monitor Your Accounts’. She suggested creating your own custom dashboard […]

UK Health Camp 2018

Earlier this month, we headed up to Manchester to take part in and sponsor UK Health Camp 2018. UK Health Camp brings together a variety of individuals, all passionate about initiating and implementing better healthcare practices and services in the UK. Having worked with  The Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England and on […]

Housing in crisis: how can design help?

Last week, I attended  ‘Design on the inside’, where five brilliant people spoke up about their experience and involvement in solving difficult social challenges. The topic was “Housing in crisis – how can design help?” Food for thought:  Get passionate people together and let them share and discuss their experiences, challenges on how they work […]