Author Archives: James Clay

What can we learn from the TFL?

At Digifest 2017 , the closing keynote was from Lauren Seger Weinstein, chief data officer at Transport for London (TFL). Lauren Sager Weinstein, head of analytics at Transport for London, has responsibility for the analysis of customer data, supporting operational and planning areas in delivery of services to TfL’s customers. She joined TfL in 2002, … Read more

Is there any space in the library?

In my previous blog post I asked the question So do you already have such a system in place, does it do what it’s supposed to do, what would you do differently? Using the power of the Twitter I received a few responses, one was from Ruth MacMullen. .@UoYLibrary & @UoYITServices used Google (& dark … Read more

Hijacked vending machines cause chaos

A university had been receiving an increasing number of complaints from students across campus about slow or inaccessible network connectivity. It turned out that hijacked vending machines (and 5,000) other Internet of Things (IoT) devices attacked the university network and slowed it right down. The investigation into the campus network slow down found problems with … Read more

What are our new priorities, and what next? #codesign17

There has been plenty of hype over artificial intelligence and the internet of things. We believe it may be time to put aside the cynicism that this kind of hype generates and look seriously at how we can take advantage of these emerging technologies to improve the student experience, research and the management of our … Read more

Join us for a live Tweetchat 20th January 2017

Join us for a live tweet chat on the subject of the intelligent campus by using #codesign17 on Friday 20 January 12:30-13:30. There has been plenty of hype over artificial intelligence and the internet of things. We believe it may be time to put aside the cynicism that this kind of hype generates and look seriously at how … Read more

Why connecting all the world’s robots will drive 2017’s top technology trends

By Tom Garner, University of Portsmouth If you want to make predictions for the future, you need to find the trajectory of events in the past. So to work out what shape digital technology will likely take next year, we should look back to the major developments of 2016. And the past year’s developments point … Read more

Intelligent Campus: Next stage of Co-Design 2017

Late last year we kicked off a consultation to identify what big new ideas Jisc should focus on once we have completed our current R&D projects. That consultation focused on 6 possible challenges: What does the imminent arrival of the intelligent campus mean for universities and colleges? What should the next generation of digital learning … Read more