CoSector Blog

Key points to take away from the Accelerating Digital Transformation in Higher Education conference

Yesterday we hosted the Accelerating Digital Transformation in Higher Education conference, and boy did we learn a lot. 

Mar 08, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Higher Education

Your Cyber Security weekly news: 03/03/2017

This week has seen the publication of the UK Government Digital Strategy, which includes the aim to make the UK “the safest place in the world to live and work online”. The strategy has come up against mixed reviews, however.

Mar 03, 2017

Topic: Cyber Security

How to spot the right internship

Throughout my university career, I have completed a number of internships, and whilst none so far have actively hindered me, I have definitely learned some lessons that I can share about how to choose a worthwhile internship.

Mar 02, 2017

Topic: Recruitment, Higher Education

How to make class more interactive with edtech for higher education

It is estimated that $252 billion (£200 billion) will be spent by colleges and universities on campus edtech by 2020. It is estimated that on average, a student has 5 digital devices, so to keep up with students’ expectations, there needs to be a...

Feb 24, 2017

Topic: Higher Education, IT and Digital

Dynamic links – what do they mean for digital preservation?

Today I’d like to think about the subject of dynamic links. I’m hoping to start off in a document management context, but it also opens up questions from a digital preservation point of view. 

Feb 22, 2017

Topic: Digital Preservation, IT and Digital

How to get the most out of your graduate interns and temps

Eight months ago, in my role as Communications Director at CoSector, I had to build a team from the ground up after two previous experienced team members flew the nest to pastures new.  

Feb 20, 2017

Topic: Recruitment

Digital Preservation Coalition Student Conference 2017

Last month we hosted DPC's Student Conference, aptly titled: "What I wish I knew before I started." We asked some of the attendees how they found the conference and how important they believed digital preservation would be in their future.

Feb 15, 2017

Topic: Digital Preservation, IT and Digital

Analysis of the government white paper on housing 2017: part 2

Roland Shanks analyses the government white paper on housing 2017 so you don't have to. Check out part one of the analysis here.  

Feb 13, 2017

Topic: Housing

Your Cyber Security weekly news: 10/02/2017

Your weekly round-up of cyber security news, including Mr David Beckham (still no knighthood, sorry guy). 

Feb 10, 2017

Topic: Cyber Security

Analysis of the government white paper on housing 2017: part 1

No-one is in any doubt that we need more housing both in London and elsewhere.  As the White Paper acknowledges, the Housing Market is fundamentally broken. All governments since the 1970s have failed to fix it. Does this government finally have...

Feb 10, 2017

Topic: Housing