• Handy tips for Creating Dashboards

    Creating & Maintaining Impactful Dashboards Part One The earlier blog post Who Needs Dashboards? explored different types of dashboard in a business and why dashboarding is important. It also explored how dashboarding increases transparency and communication in a business, and the benefits of this. This series of posts will cover...


  • What's up in Nott's?

    Nottingham's excellent tech scene and offerings. Nottingham is a great place to be in tech, and not only because of the brilliant businesses and projects see the Tech Nation report from last year. It has a fantastic community and culture, as well as events and experiences to enjoy. Here is...


  • Changing your Google Adverts

    Improve your online life. Change your targeted ads. Why this might be helpful Google enables you to change your targeted adverts so you can indicate what you do and don’t want to see. There are numerous reasons why I think this is and amazing feature. First, there is gender targeted...


  • Who Needs Dashboards?

    An overview on the different forms of dashboards, what they are useful for and for whom. What is a dashboard? Dashboarding is part of the instrumentation portion of monitoring. The main purpose of a dashboard, no matter its type, is to enable the ability to quickly process information that a...


  • Implementing Instrumentation For Business Need

    A proposed approach on how to make the most of instrumentation, and how to unite the development and business overview of products. Mostly opinion, but this has been applied at work to test the theory. Monitoring is an expansive topic which I have gained a strong interest in this year....


  • Goodbye WIT & Thank You

    A look back at my time founding and organising Women In Tech Nottingham after handing over the reigns Women In Tech Nottingham had it’s first event in April of last year. It had taken months of discussions with sponsors, venues, organising social accounts, meeting potential speakers, getting advice from current...


  • NDC Oslo 2017

    A summary of my time as a volunteer at NDC Oslo 2017 How it began After having a brilliant time volunteering at NDC London earlier this year blog post here I snatched the chance to volunteer at Oslo. Moreton and I booked our flights and hotel, packed our bags and...


  • Hack24 '17, The Greatest Place On Earth

    A summary of Hack24 2017. Also, a love letter to Hack24. My Tech Life and Tech Notts. Tech Nottingham, Hack24 and the people involved are incredibly close to my heart. Moreton (my taller half) took me to Tech Nottingham before I even started my Computer Science course. I think this...


  • Error! Error!

    An assessment of error levels and what they mean. Introduction This is an exploration of the different levels of error, what they mean and when they should be used. Before we begin, there is a disclaimer: in my opinion logging is very important - but so is avoiding noise. I...


  • My First NDC

    My experience of being a volunteer at NDC London 2017. NDC has been built up in my head as this awesome, magical conference ever since Moreton came back from it two years ago. Part of this was because he came back an excited kid, telling all these stories of the...