The second Manchester Digital Talent Day was held at Manchester prestigious town hall and was followed by a Digital Skills Summit, breaking down barriers between employers and the education sector.
Manchester Digital (MD) is the independent trade association for the thriving digital sector in the North West and are responsible for creating campaigns and events that ensure new talent stays in the region post-university.
So another Drupal Camp is over, but we are still buzzing from the energy, enthusiasm and quality of sessions we all attended over the weekend.
I was lucky enough to attend the business day that preceded the weekend, and was treated to some quality insights from speakers from MTV, Oxfam and Capgemini along with a fascinating talk from Mark Taylor of Sirius.
We have recently launched a revamped site for Times Education targetting newly qualified teachers with the NUT.
New Teachers is a core asset of Times Education, providing teaching tips, resources, online live advice chat and the latest job vacancies for new teachers.
Ixis have worked with Times Education for 4 years, providing development and consultancy support to a range of sites including assets for headteachers and the provision of careers guidance for schools. We also provide a hosting and support infrastructure that ensures the sites are secure and performing especially under heavy traffic loads at peak times.
Drupal 8 needs as much prodding along as it can get to make the anticipated winter 2013 launch.
With the launch in mind the next worldwide sprint weekend is coming up just after the London DrupalCamp weekend - on the 9th & 10th of March. Yes Mothering Sunday is also on the 10th in the UK so make sure you don't forget those ladies in your life inbetween git pushing code.
The global Drupal event calendar Drupical is doing a nice job of keeping a record of the sprint events coming up over the next few months.