Digital South is an Action Group of the Business South organisation. We cover any business that uses digital technology in the Business South region. We are an active group always wanting to hear how we can benefit every business in the region
A knowledge based economy relies on information which will more often than not be the result of some type of digital interaction, be it a website, your smartphone, a podcast or a connected sensor sending data to the cloud. Therefore, for Digital South, the aim is to make the South the best place to live work & play but from a Digital viewpoint.
Digital South covers any business that uses digital technology in the Business South region. These digital business’ are diverse and cover every sector from hardware and embedded systems through to gaming, system integrators, data scientists and digital agencies.
Digital is pervasive and touches every aspect of our lives. As adoption of technology grows and matures, the digital sector impacts more and more in other sectors such as Healthcare, Transport, Manufacturing, Finance, Energy, Marine, Construction, Retail and Defence.
The digital economy is growing and is integral to the regions future success and whilst there are many groups, organisations and initiatives already doing great work, our mission is work in collaboration with everyone in the region to support and promote the great work going on. We aim to be a 'go to' resource for those new or looking to improve their knowledge of the digital world or find out about the amazing happening in our area.
Resetting the agenda
Digital South has been around since 2016 but in 2018 reformed and regrouped with new faces and new ideas. Rather than being 'another digital group' we are currently exploring how we create the most value for the region and don't end up duplicating the work of the dozens of other amazing groups already helping the digital community and beyond.
The first half of 2018 has allowed the Digital South group to review their purpose and reason for being which is outlined below
Why Digital South exists
To help businesses in the South grow by improving knowledge, insight and intelligence of technology.
What Digital South does
We work collaboratively to bring together businesses, organisations and talent to showcase best practice and experiences of the digital world to help you understand how to use all aspects of technology.
How we do it
We facilitate in-depth conversations by curating content, engagements and events based on our research & connections within the Business South network.