Long live face-to-face: one of the great things about conferences is reconnecting with old friends. I ran into Ian Capstick, a pal from my election campaigning days, at Northern Voice earlier this month.

He pulled me aside and shot a quick video for his company’s blog, MediaStyle. We covered a lot of territory, much of it involving transparency and openness, in particular our Open SoSi project. Have a gander:

Interview with Rob Cottingham from Ian Capstick on Vimeo.

And by all means start reading Ian’s blog. He has some terrific insights and gives you a valuable look inside his many projects.