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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 than 400,000 daily 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.

Thinking Digital 2015

My five takeaways from Thinking Digital 2015

Last week Andy and I attended the 8th annual Thinking Digital Conference in Gateshead. Here are five things I've taken away from it to wo...

Smashing Oxford

Smashing Oxford

Last week Jon and Rich went to Smashing Conference, a two day event in Oxford, all about the web, technology, content and UX.

Hyperlocal

Hyperlocal

Hyperlocal is an new monthly evening where young people can learn to code, with help and mentoring from Yoomee staff.

Re-building the Yoomee website

Re-building the Yoomee website

It's a bit of a truism in the web development world that your own website is the one you devote the least care and attention to.

Co-creating the art of engagement

Co-creating the art of engagement

Edward talks about his experience at the Media Trust's recent conference about the Art of Engagement.

 How to ask about gender

How to ask about gender

As web developers, we collect a lot of information about users and it's important that we do this in an inclusive and sensitive manner.