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Launching MyHub.ai
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I officially launched the MyHub.ai alpha phase right smack in the middle of the 2020 coronavirus crisis.

21/03/2020
Are data visualisations for scientists or policymakers?
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Our scientists are publishing sophisticated data visualisations for policymakers to use. But are policymakers using them? ... I interview Annie White and Nil Tuzcu of Harvard’s Growth Lab about their use of data visualisations for policymaking... summarise the resulting guidance we’re giving Knowledge4Policy publishers.

Refocusing a Community Platform
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Some sites are a victim of their own initial success. A decade after launching, an EC community platform was struggling to remain relevant. Over the intervening years it had offered a flexible, powerful publishing solution to many different parts of the EC...

Research exploitation platform, META Group
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IPBooster is the ‘launch project’ for META’s research exploitation platform, which is one of the three externally-facing platforms we’re building for META Group (context).

Design competition for SocialChallenges.eu
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Running a design competition to transform a research result into a commercial platform product.

Building six departments for four companies
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A brief summary of my experience in building company structures and supporting processes, role definitions, etc.

Creative, Local, Young: what do Europe's young superheroes need?
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A workshop proposal for EuroPCom 2018 with @albawhitewolf, Mike Galsworthy (@Scientists4EU) and the original Captain Europe, reposted to Facebook by popular demand.

Knowledge4Policy platform for evidence-based policymaking
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May, 2018: the EU Commission’s cross-EC Knowledge4Policy platform for evidence-based policymaking goes live in Beta mode.

Knowledge4Policy Medium Publication
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Managing a Medium Publication to share our the journey as we build Knowledge4Policy: "share our experiences … as transparently as possible, and invite ideas and perspectives from experts in evidence-based policymaking around the world"

EU SuperGirl meets Luca Jahier
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The second meeting Madeleina Kay had was with Luca Jahier. It went longer, and the wifi cut out midway this time - see the 2nd part of this lovely chat.

SocialChallenges.eu: an interactive platform pilot-testing a new approach to stimulating startups
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SocialChallenges.eu is a new, highly interactive platform dedicated to pilot-testing a new approach to stimulating startups, making innovation ecosystems more efficient and solving social and environmental problems. 

Storytelling and EU projects: guidelines for the 2017 “EU in my Region” blogging competition
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Storytelling and EU projects - some guidelines I wrote for the 2017 “EU in my Region” blogging competition, which I’m managing for the EC’s DG REGIO.

Digital Transformation, European Training Foundation
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The European Training Foundation asked a partner and I to help them map out a digital transformation strategy. Through running workshops and interviewing staff in a highly structured process, we are currently developing actionable change management recommendations to steer them towards a more efficient and innovative use of digital tools. …

Business coaching to a media startup
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Business coaching to a media startupOne of the smallest, yet sweetest, projects of 2016 was helping specialist online media Borderlexrethink its business and relaunch its website. Coaching ranged from overall business model right down to the nuts and bolts of social media promotion, engagement and monitoring.

01/12/2016
Vlogging the EU Week of Regions & Cities
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One of the vlogs I did at the EU Week of Regions & Cities with the winners of the #EUinmyRegion blogging competition I ran for the EC. All vlogs can be found in this Moment.

EuropCom2015 workshop on the potential of online communities
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A workshop I organised at EuropCom2015 on the potential of online communities led to a first workshop with an EU Agency on how communities could help them deliver their mission.

17/09/2016
How nice to see Intrasoft to wake up to the nice Tumblr I built for them a while ago ;)
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How nice to see Intrasoft to wake up to the nice Tumblr I built for them a while ago ;)

17/09/2016
Blogging competition for the EU Commission’s Regional Policy department
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Had a great time setting up and running a blogging competition for the EU Commission’s Regional Policy department. It’s not over yet, though: the three winners announced today are coming to Brussels this October as fully accredited journalists to European Week of Regions and Cities. 

12/09/2016
Integrating IT, internal and external communications for META Ventures
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META Ventures provides venture capital fund management, entrepreneurial training and innovation consultancy to cities, regions and national governments in several countries, as well as EU Institutions.

Institutional communications: strategy & tactics
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I’ve just spent a few days running the Discovery phase of a new project to further develop the communication strategy of an EU Institution, with a particular focus on retooling its online, social media and publications tactics. Apart from focusing on developing a new information architecture, I’m running the overall …

Tested & approved: communication strategy development process
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I’m now at to the point where I can spend a few days interviewing key people in an organisation to develop a complete communication strategy.

06/02/2016
Blogging & CRM strategy development for Drop’pin
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The EC set up Drop’pin to help young people find training, apprenticeship and intern opportunities across Europe. I did some content marketing (blogging, enewsletter, social media support) and developed a global CRM strategy.

Back to EurActiv for some media innovation
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It’s good to be back, albeit part-time, to help EurActiv’s Media Innovation team. Because once you look back, it’s actually quite a story. But it’s the next few years which interest me most

09/11/2015
Press campaign for ECC-Net
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Quite enjoyed helping put together a press campaign for the ECC-Net, one of the Commission’s under-appreciated projects. 

02/07/2015
Living Monuments
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One of those projects you feel privileged to work on. It’s not often you get to experiment with crowdsourcing, augmented reality, faceted search and commemorating US war dead in one project.

Communication strategy, Science for Environment
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Came up with a winning communication strategy to promote worthy-but-heavy pdf reports from the European Commission.

What are the top Success Factors for EU eParticipation?
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Anthony Zacharzewski of the Democratic Society and I facilitated an EuropCom 2014 WorldCafé session on improving citizens participation in EU affairs.

16/10/2014
EPALE online community of practice
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I won the epale online community of practice project and steered its inception phase. Years later, it is still one of the EC's most successful online communities, notably by its ambitious multilingualism strategy and high userbase, despite lacking any financial rewards for participation.

Digital Agenda: 1st site created on the EC’s new Drupal7 “Multisite” platform
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The first site launched (in 2011-2012) on the EC's Multisite Drupal7 Platform, thus pioneering EC Drupal Platforms in terms of technology, user requirement defitinition and governance.

3 Drupal sites for smart energy (2009-2012)
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Some of the drupal websites my team and I launched for the EC's energy research programmes.

01/11/2011
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