If you live or work in Brighton you might be aware that Brighton is a major UK hub for emerging digital technologies, after all the city currently employs over 12,000 people in the technology sector and it’s been estimated that its worth over £1 Billion to the city’s economy.
A key subset of this is Brighton’s thriving digital learning businesses who are literally world beaters as are its gaming companies, its software development houses and its marketing technology (MarTech) companies.
That’s why Wired Sussex launched the first, of what we hope will be many, initiatives to raise awareness of the
The initiative, designed to raise awareness of the e-learning centre of excellence (COE) in Brighton, kicked off with a gathering of leading local learning companies (and those like Coherence that work with them) with the aim of understanding the opportunities if sector was to speak as one loud voice when appropriate (rather than 50 small voices) and with that in mind how we can foster a culture of collaboration - even when some companies compete directly.
- We need to evidence that we are indeed a COE. Media/investors/government are like the rest of us – lazy. We need to make it easy for people to find out about the sector, its people and the projects it delivers
- The sector needs to elevate its positioning from the functional (we deliver training to help you meet legislative requirements on health and safety”) to transformational (helping organizations develop global leadership skills for their future leaders)
- We need to tell more stories. Between us we’re helping transform some of the world’s largest businesses, supporting the Olympics as they rapidly train teams for each host city and we’re changing how people access
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