Office Hours Group: Conversations: Positioning and the customer’s perspective

This week at office hours was a wide-ranging discussion centred around the positioning of product and companies. We explored the idea that putting yourself in the shoes of other people is key in selling products and indeed in having effective problem-solving approaches. Read more

Why Makespace is Unique

Makespace Cambridge Limited is a community workshop. It is volunteer run, open 24/7, a hackspace, a makerspace, a meeting place, and educational venue.Makespace was created by enthusiasts as an accessible workspace filled with tools to make and play in an environment that encourages learning. Since its launch in 2013 Makespace has attracted 1,000members drawn from […]

Encouraging participation from industry and academia

Open Source Hardware: Opportunities and Challenges, June 2016 The development community and hardware industry need to, as the paper states, ‘more vigorously’ collaborate in the open source ecosystem. Encouraging participation from industry and academia Interoperability is the first step to motivating contributes to OSH from both sides – making components work together easily will make […]