Teacamps are…

....regular meetups of gov/non gov digerati in a cafe over a cup of tea. Teacamps are informal and you can just turn up. Next teacamps are:

Thu 1 May: #identityassurance #teacamp @JanetHughes @gdsteam
Thu 5 Jun: digital communities #teacamp tbc
Thu 3 Jul: accessibility #teacamp tbc
Thu 7 Aug, Thu 4 Sep, Thu 2 Oct, Thu 6 Nov, Thu 4 Dec - #teacamp original, speakers tbc

 

Thu 1  May  2014, 4pm – 6pm  #IdentityAssurance #teacamp

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

@JanetHughes will tell us about the identity assurance work at Government Digital Service.

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Alex or Sarah and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 4.55pm:  @JanetHughes will talk

4.55 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers….

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@baskers

 

 

Thu 3 April 2014, 4pm – 6pm  #teacamp #opendata making banks better

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

@merici will talk about how opening up data is making banks behave better and how she built the tech and web team for a new (at that time) government agency in the USA, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). It’ll be a case study on the impact of open data on the banking industry.

You can have a look at where the data is published on the CFPB website , check out Merici’s ignite talk at strata  and her website.

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Alex or Sarah and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 4.55pm:  @merici will talk

4.55 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers….

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@baskers

 

 

Thu 20 March 2014 4pm – 6pm  #agiletea 

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

  • Phil Dungey, Atos – organisational change. Phil’s a Partner at Atos Consulting heading up the Government Practice. His background’s in large scale organisational transformations and business design and launches particularly as a result of changes to legislation. He’s going to talk about using agile techniques to effect sustainable organisational change.
  • Emily Webber, GDS - agile and lean. Emily is an agile delivery manager at GDS. She has recently been working with non software teams at GDS that are not used to working in agile ways, but has been using agile and lean techniques with them. In this session she’ll talk about how this works.

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Sam or Alex and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @neontribe

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 5.20pm:  our speakers will have 5-10 minute slots each

5.20 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub… (usually the Old Monk)

 

Contact info


@agiletea

@slhelliar samantha.helliar@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@lexij alex.jackson@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

 

Thu 6 March 2014 4pm – 6pm  #teacamp #UKGC14

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

What did you think about UKGovcamp14 #UKGC14?  Is there anything you would like us to change for #UKGC15?  We want all your views so we can make it better for you next year.  Sarah Baskerville @baskers and Alex Blandford @blangry will lead a feedback session.

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Alex or Sarah and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 4.55pm:  @baskers and @blangry will lead the feedback session

4.55 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers….

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@baskers

 

 

 

Really sorry folks but #teacamp Thu 6 February 2014 is cancelled because of the tube strike

We will be back Thu 6 March as usual

 

Thu 9 Jan 2014 4pm – 6pm  #teacamp #opendata #culture

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

@KatyBeale from @wearecaper will talk about the opportunities and challenges of creating new digital work and opening up data in the culture sector. Showcasing Caper’s new @culturehack data site, a repository signposting to arts and culture open data in UK and beyond. http://data.culturehack.org.uk/

 

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Jane, Alex or Mark and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 4.55pm:  @katybeale will do her session

4.55 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@maakusan mark.smitham@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

 

Thu 23 Jan 2014 4pm – 6pm  #agiletea 

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

For the first agiletea of the new year, we have:

  • Josh Russell, GDS – Digital Services Framework. Josh has been part of the small GDS team working on the Digital Services Framework which launched in November last year. He’s going to talk about what the DSF and how it’s helping government to work with smaller, more agile suppliers.
  • Zoe Cunningham - What happens if you run a retro looking forwards rather than backwards? Zoe’s the MD of digital agency Softwire and the founder of Tech Talkfest, and has a particular interest in happiness and workplace culture. She’ll be talking about retrospectives and sharing a new format based on the individual coaching format from The Solutions Focus

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Sam or Alex and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @neontribe

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 5.20pm:  our speakers will have 5-10 minute slots each

5.20 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub… (usually the Old Monk)

 

Contact info


@agiletea

@slhelliar samantha.helliar@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@lexij alex.jackson@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

 

Thu 5 Dec 2013 4pm – 6pm  #teacamp #UserResearch

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

We have a great line up of speakers on user research for you this month:

  • Dr Rebecca Gill from Bunnyfoot @becstah talking about legislation.gov.uk
  • Alex Blandford from DXW @blangry talking about minimum viable discovery on projects
  • Leisa Reichelt from Government Digital Service @leisa  talking about user research in the discovery phase of projects
  • Michele Ide-Smith from University of Cambridge, @micheleidesmith talking about getting out of the building and doing research in context

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Jane, Alex or Mark and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 5.20pm:  our speakers will have 5-10 minute slots each

5.20 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@maakusan mark.smitham@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

 

Thurs 21 November 4 – 6pm #agiletea 

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria Street 

4pm – 4.30pm: people arrive, have a chat and a cup of tea

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events etc
4.40 – 4.50pm: speaker
4.50 – 5.00pm: speaker
5.00 – 6pm:  Q&A, group discussion

Contact info
@agileteasamantha.helliar@digital.cabinet-office.gov.ukalexandria.jackson@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

 

Thu 7  Nov 4pm – 6pm  #teacamp gov.uk/performance

Cafe Zest, 2nd floor, House of Fraser, Victoria St, London, SW1E

Phil Buckley @philbuckley5 will tell us about the gov.uk/performance platform – Government Digital Service is building this platform which reports in real-time how well government services are working for their users, it is currently in alpha. Phil has blogged about the work if you want to find out more about it.

How does teacamp work?

If you want to come to teacamp, just turn up on the day, it is open to everyone. It is in the corner of the cafe and very informal and friendly. If you are coming for the first time or on your own, ask for Jane, Alex or Mark and we will introduce you to some teacampers.

4.00 – 4.30pm:  free tea and cake, sponsored by @thedxw

4.30 – 4.40pm:  introductions and you can plug any events, projects, etc

4.40 – 5.00pm:  @philbuckley5 tells us about the gov.uk/performance platform

5.05 – 6.00pm:  Q&A, group discussion

6.00pm: #beercamp in nearest pub, often led by @baskers

 

Contact info


@teacamplondon jane.oloughlin@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

@blangry  alex@dxw.com

@maakusan mark.smitham@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk

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