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AI for social good

Using Artificial Intelligence to keep people safe

How we used AI and machine learning to help protect vulnerable people using online peer support.

Learning more about Design sprints

Learning more about Design sprints

Last week I had the pleasure of spending a day at Tate Modern to find out more about the Design sprint approach from its creator Jake Knapp.

Printed By Us

Printed By Us

Here's the backstory to Printed by Us, an internal project started at Yoomee last year as part of our investment time.

Mindwell wins award

MindWell wins patient engagement award

We're delighted one of our client projects, MindWell, recently won the Medilink Award 2017 for patient engagement.

Participatory Design Workshop

Thoughts on participatory design

Last week I was asked to share my thoughts on co-designing services with users, in particular vulnerable communities.

All change in 2017

All change for Yoomee in 2017

After 10 years, it's time for Yoomee to change its business model to continue doing tech for good with the same vision and values.

What it takes to launch a sharing economy

What it takes to launch a sharing economy

We've been working with the visionary team at Kirklees Council to launch a new sharing economy platform called Comoodle.

Design sprints

​Design sprints for charities and nonprofits

How we use design sprints to help clients quickly unpack and test their digital ideas to see if they are what people really want.

Elixir – a tonic for sites that scale?

Elixir – a tonic for websites that scale?

We went to the Elixir London conference to learn more about how to make online services that scale massively.

Creating a new space for Yoomee

Creating a new space for Yoomee

Yoomee is creating its own custom space, specially designed for collaborative, open and Agile working.

Elefriends: Mind’s online peer support community where you can be ...

Elefriends: Mind’s online peer support community

How we helped Elefriends grow to 50,000 members and more over 600,000 monthly interactions.

Lessons from the refugee hackathon

Lessons from the refugee hack day

Lessons learned from the second Sheffugees hack day held at Yoomee earlier this month.

Hello, I'm a producer

Hello, I'm a producer

An introduction to Iain, our new Senior Producer, and some insight into what a producer does and the tools they use to do it.

Back from Bath Ruby 2016

Back from Bath Ruby 2016

Dan spent his second Yoomee day at Bath Ruby 2016. Read his highlights from the conference and what he brought back.

Sheffield Tech For Good

Sheffield Tech for Good

Sheffield Tech for Good is a new meet up we're running for people interested in using technology to positively impact our city.

Start with Why

Embrace the unknown

Our Creative Director recently gave a lecture at Sheffield Hallam University about a few things we've learned over the years.

first-refugee-hackathon

Sheffugees

Thanks to everyone that attended the Sheffield hackathon for refugees last weekend. It was a very productive session attended by over 25 ...

Sheffield Digital

Sheffield Digital

I recently had the pleasure of designing the identity for Sheffield Digital, a new voice for Sheffield's digital community.

Investment time

Investment time at Yoomee

What sort of future do we want to make? A question that is often overlooked. Find out how we address this at Yoomee.

Why Ask About Gender

Why ask about gender

A follow up to How to ask about gender; why you may want to ask about gender and when is it appropriate?

Techfuges in London

Techfugees in London

Last week Andy headed for London to join 300 techies who'd gathered to discuss what can be done to help the refugee crisis.

Before you can build the future you have to imagine it

Before you can build the future you have to imagine it

We've changed everything, say tech companies, when they release the same phone in a new colour. Are we imaginative enough in our industry?

Refugee Crisis: Get involved with a Sheffield Hackathon

Refugee crisis: Sheffield hackathon

We're looking for Sheffield geeks interested in volunteering their time and skills to build open source solutions to pilot in Sheffield.

Festival of Code 2015

Festival of Code 2015

In the first week of August Yoomee was a centre for Young Rewired State's Festival of Code. This is a look at our teams and how we got on.