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ETAG Digital Workshop: Technology DIY

30 November 2015 at 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Come along to this workshop to find out all about what technology you can manage yourself, what you should contract for and how you can manage your technology suppliers! If you have a piece of technology work you are considering starting such as a new website, eccomerce solution or if you are want to see what you can manage yourself this is the perfect workshop for you. Understand the basics of technology, digital and social, so you can source technology suppliers with confidence. The workshop will cover:

  • What is programming code, different languages – how they differ
  • Databases – why we need them, what they store, how they interact with code
  • Platforms – CRM/Web/Social – which ones are market leaders and why
  • What is a Server and what is the best way of using one
  • Cloud Computing/Back-up
  • On-line Security
  • Emergence of Big Data – what it means for our businesses and tourism as a whole
  • Finding, hiring and managing technology suppliers with confidence 

Join us for registration and networking at 8.45am

9.00 Start Time

12.00 Finish Time 

Your Tutor: Stephen Whitelaw, Orthic has 28 years business experience with over 17 years in Internet technologies and digital marketing. Stephen led the social media launch of Toowist in 2013 (of which he is also the founder and Director) and has delivered numerous presentations internationally on the Future of the Web, How to Grow your Business through Pinterest and Social Media in General. For more information about Stephen please see, www.linkedin.com/in/stephenwhitelaw

ETAG maintains a 48hr cancellation policy. We are unable to offer refunds for bookings cancelled less than 48 hours prior to the event. This event will be in high demand & places are limited to one attendee per company. ETAG events are aimed at tourism businesses within Edinburgh who operate on a B2C (Business to Consumer) or B2B (Business to Business) basis – unfortunately we can’t offer place to intermediaries, consultants or suppliers of services. Registering for ETAG events means you may be contacted in regards to future ETAG activity, events or market intelligence. 

This event is delivered in collaboration with Digital Tourism Scotland

Where ?

Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue

16 Saint Mary's Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SU