DSC Podcast Number 8

Welcome to our eighth Podcast.  We are now a weekly show with news and an interview on alternate weeks.  We hope you enjoy this new format! 

Please leave comments and let us have a conversation. Also, come and “Like” us on Facebook if that’s your thing, and follow Shirley and Stuart on Twitter:

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/DisruptiveSocialCare
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Stuart Arnott on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/MindingsStu
Shirley Ayres on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/ShirleyAyres

The DSC Team

LAST FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP

MICRO-PROVIDERS

Community Catalyst
Social enterprise working to harness the talents of people & communities to provide high quality small scale, local care & support services.
http://www.communitycatalysts.co.uk/
https://twitter.com/CommCats

MDH Support
Helping adults with autism or learning disabilities to achieve their goals however modest or ambitious they may be.
http://www.mdhsupport.co.uk/
https://twitter.com/mdhsupport

Buy Back Time
For when there are not enough hours in the day. Let us help with cleaning, ironing, shopping, errand running, organising trusted local tradesmen and much more.
http://www.buybacktime.co.uk/
https://twitter.com/Buybacktime

Rumbletums Community Café
A community cafe offering training and work experience placements to young adults with learning disabilities.
http://www.rumbletums.org.uk/
https://twitter.com/rumbletums

The Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar
http://pulpfrictionsmoothies.org.uk/
Pulp Friction Smoothie Bar Project provides volunteering opportunities for young adults aged 16-24 to develop work-readiness, social and independence skills by taking theirsmoothie bikes to different community events.

Open Data
Unlocking the Potential of Open Data event 18th September  information and resources
http://bit.ly/lasaodevent
https://twitter.com/LasaICT
#lasaopdata #lasaopdata #opendata

Open Data Resources
https://twitter.com/kanedr
https://www.evernote.com/shard/s29/sh/830cfc35-d509-423e-906c-7bae08e384fc/dff3600599caf051c8eb8a16b2851b70
Open Data presentation
https://twitter.com/kieronkirkland  
http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/news-events/events/unlocking-potential-open-data-2012

VCS Open aims to provide a directory of VCS Open Data across the web with a showcase of “opened data” – data which has been hacked or analysed to yield exciting re sults. You can also find a page of resources to help you get started.
http://vcsopen.wordpress.com/
#opendatachallenge

Open data and charities Nominet Trust
http://www.nominettrust.org.uk/knowledge-centre/articles/open-data-and-charities

Open Charities
A quick and simple project to open up the information on the UK’s Register of Charities.
http://opencharities.org/info/about

LASA has been funded by Google to run a series of flagship events on pressing technology issues for the third sector. This programme runs until April 2013
http://www.lasa.org.uk/ict/lasa-technology-events-and-conference-programme-2012/

LASA Charity Digital Survey benchmarking how charities are using digital technology
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/lasadigitalsurvey

Online Influence Conference
Oiconf review: Wow!
https://twitter.com/radiojaja
http://completelyfreesalesadvice.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/oiconf-review-wow/

Let’s not dismiss online influence scoring altogether
https://twitter.com/helreynolds
http://acedigitalcomms.wordpress.com/2012/07/27/my-first-perk-and-does-blindly-targeting-influencers-follow-the-all-news-is-good-news-theory/

Research
Creating an Impact: Social Care Evidence in Practice
https://twitter.com/GeorgeJulian
http://georgeblogs.wordpress.com/2012/09/02/getting-social-care-evidence-into-practice/

Alliance for Useful Evidence
http://www.nesta.org.uk/areas_of_work/public_services_lab/alliance_for_useful_evidence

Campaign for Social Sciences
http://www.campaignforsocialscience.org.uk/

Communicating impact is as important as measuring it
http://bit.ly/S2PGno

The Great Divide?
https://twitter.com/PaulBromford
The real challenge is digital literacy, not being online.
http://bit.ly/SQAo7R

Casserole Club on BBC Breakfast
http://www.casseroleclub.com/
https://twitter.com/Casserole_Club/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19698152

Workforce for the Future Event – Edinburgh 17/18 September
http://www.iriss.org.uk/news/workforce-future
Full coverage of the two-day event, including blog, sound bites and photos is available at:
http://www.amplified10.com/workforce-of-the-future/
http://www.sssc.uk.com/
http://www.iriss.org.uk/

#FF (FOLLOW FRIDAY)

How to report #Twitter hashtag spammers!
https://twitter.com/jangles
http://bit.ly/NklG5C

Facebook & Twitter: the art of unfriending or unfollowing people
https://twitter.com/guardian
Interesting question about how social media builds social capital?
http://bit.ly/O4V2iM

Useful guide to Twitter’s language & acronyms
http://tnw.co/PEQFtC
https://twitter.com/TheNextWeb

https://twitter.com/commutiny
Well worth following for her insights about evaluating the return on social investment and live tweeting from lots of interesting events.

https://twitter.com/OiConf
https://twitter.com/radiojaja
For organising the excellent #oiconf

https://twitter.com/markwschaefer
Keynote presenter sharing his knowledge & wisdom about the significance of online influence at #oiconf

#oiconf speakers
https://twitter.com/jaycoopertweets
https://twitter.com/emmameese
https://twitter.com/marcwebber
https://twitter.com/MrsMoti
https://twitter.com/jamescridland

https://twitter.com/nominettrust
Supporting internet-based projects that contribute to a trusted, accessible internet and promoting digital innovations which improve the lives of individuals and communities.

https://twitter.com/dansutch
Head of research development at the Nominet Trust promoting innovation through digital technology and exploring how to evaluate and evidence social impact.

https://twitter.com/kieronkirkland
#oiconf speakers
https://twitter.com/GdnVoluntary
http://gu.com/p/3adz4/tw

NEXT FORTNIGHT ROUND-UP

The Virtual Dementia House at the University of Stirling Dementia Services Development Centre
https://twitter.com/dementiacentre
http://dementia.stir.ac.uk/virtualhome

Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival: 1-24 October 2012
http://www.mhfestival.com/
https://twitter.com/SMHAFF
http://andy-mackie.net/
http://www.thegalleryonthecorner.org.uk/
https://twitter.com/GalleryOTC

The Mobile Show
47 speakers: 3 women
No discussion about seniors or accessibility.
http://www.terrapinn.com/2012/mobile-show-europe/

EPILOGUE

Disruptive Social Care on Facebook – LIKE US!!!
http://www.facebook.com/disruptivesocialcare

Stuart Arnott on Twitter
https://twitter.com/MindingsStu
Shirley Ayres on Twitter
https://twitter.com/ShirleyAyres

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