The workload was intense, the scale of project vast. Programme Manager Jane McCarthy describes how Microsoft Teams was rolled out to 9,200 staff during the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
After successfully developing a remote voting system for the House of Commons, PDS turned attention to the House of Lords. Senior project manager Iain MacKinnon tells us how a new platform that does more than count votes came to life in 5 short weeks.
PDS is working hard to help MPs and their constituency offices cope with the disruption and changes brought about by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Our head of local engagement reveals how his team is coping with its biggest ever challenge.
Two reporters from our colleagues at Hansard offer a glimpse of what it is like to report on parliamentary business in a virtual world because of the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday 12 May, history was made with the first ever remote division (vote) in the House of Commons. How does remote voting work, what were the challenges, and what’s next? PDS Director of Software Engineering tells the story.
Here's what our head of social media learnt when shadowing her counterparts at Scottish Parliament.
By forming a ‘CrossGov Digital Business Partner’ group, a PDS team hopes to build a sustainable support network, share success stories and navigate difficult terrain that comes with the job.
Two members from the PDS User-Centred Design team went to a leading industry event in the user experience field. Here's what they discovered.
Parliament Live attracts millions of viewers who want to watch parliamentary debates and committee meetings as they happen. So why are we changing something that's working well?
How should we define success? The performance analyst team in PDS has been working on a way to help teams measure performance of Parliament's websites.