Webcasting

“Like a Harry Kane free-kick it hit me… Webcast it!”

In a somewhat tongue-in-cheek post, Project Manager and football fanatic Adam Ward talks about his vision for a transparent selection process for the next England manager. Last Monday night, draped in my England shirt I let out a long sigh as the final whistle blew in Nice. Watching yet another international football tournament pass me by with ...

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Being digital and informing the electorate

Following the EU Referendum, the question we must be asking ourselves is how do we ensure there is enough factual information for our electorate? 30 million people voted and voiced their opinion on the 23rd June. This equates to 72.4% of the population - the highest voter turnout since the 1992 general election. So what’s the problem? ...

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Using webcasting to save (and make) money

Sound too good to be true? Maybe. But thinking outside the box can lead to some innovative cost-savings, and sometimes even money in the pocket. The pressure on our public bodies to reduce costs is well known. The 2007-8 financial crisis triggered many things; the closure of some famous banks, a (temporary) stagnation of the UK ...

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Leave them all behind…

How do geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans know when it is time to move on? As with migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within if only we would listen to it, that tells us certainly when to go forth ...

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Live streaming – democracy in its purest form?

Although we have five senses, it is sight that I consider to be the most important. Humankind has been creating and sharing images throughout its evolution from cave drawings, tapestries, paintings to photos shared on social media such as Instagram and Snapchat. The written word is a powerful medium but the cliché about a picture being ...

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