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Social network aid for Africa? I’ll retweet to that

Social network aid for Africa? I’ll retweet to that

Parliament Street director Steven George-Hilley writes for Third Sector about how aid workers can use social media to meet their aims. “Organisations in the third sector should look towards a new generation of connected volunteers, many of whom start their journey on a traditional holiday to a developing country, but end up working for good causes for the long term. […]

by · 19th December 2012 · News
Fuelling Europe’s Digital Economy by Unlocking Data Treasures

Fuelling Europe’s Digital Economy by Unlocking Data Treasures

Currently, far too many barriers exist blocking the free sharing of data across borders due to out of date data protocols and procedures that have for too long been holding Europe back. The proposals for driving through very fast internet are laying the foundations for better connectivity, but unlocking valuable data is critical to stimulating the wider economy by providing […]

by · 26th October 2012 · News, Research
To Catch A Thief With Business Intelligence

To Catch A Thief With Business Intelligence

Writing for Business Computing World, Steven George-Hilley writes of the potential for business intelligence (BI) to help the government tackle crime. There can be no excuses for the Government to delay fully embracing BI in the fight against crime. Thanks for the explosion of social media, a wealth of data exists to track the movements, analyse and identify potential or ongoing […]

by · 22nd October 2012 · News, Research
Report offers MPs guidelines on how to best use social media

Report offers MPs guidelines on how to best use social media

Our report on MP’s use of twitter is covered in Wired. Parliament Street determined that the most “successful’ tweeting MPs would follow four basic rules: updating their Twitter account regularly; retweeting and answer questions when possible; offering links to campaigns and groups linked to their constituency or party; and, possibly most importantly, maintaining a funny and normal persona on their […]

by · 10th October 2012 · News
How Many Tweets Make A Tory

How Many Tweets Make A Tory

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by · 8th October 2012 · News
VIDEO: Defence in a Multi-Polar World: A Parliament Street Event

VIDEO: Defence in a Multi-Polar World: A Parliament Street Event

by · 20th September 2012 · News
Shaun Bailey chairs defence debate

Shaun Bailey chairs defence debate

Special Adviser to the Prime Minister Shaun Bailey chairs a Parliament Street Panel Discussion on ‘Defence in a Multi-Polar World’.

Speakers included John Glen MP, Member of Parliament for Salisbury and Member of the Defence Select Committee, James Cleverly AM – London Assembly Member for Bexley and Bromley, and Major in the Territorial Army, and Professor Eric Grove – Naval Professor, Author and Commentator.

by · 6th September 2012 · News