We’ve blogged before about language and gender. We’ve found that removing masculine words and gender coding from job adverts has a huge effect on applications from women. This got us thinking, how gendered is the PDS blog?
Colin Pattinson recently worked on the discovery for a guide on Parliamentary procedure and he's blogged about the findings.
Gemma Rogers has blogged about why making videos isn't always a good idea and what you can do to make your videos better.
We recently tried using the Google Ventures design sprint methodology on our committees project for beta.parliament.uk. Rachel Elliott-Potter talks about what we did and what we learned using this new way of working.
The content team is responsible for managing @UKParliament's presence on social media and recently we went to Social Media Week London. We've blogged about some of the lessons we learned and what new things we want to try.
2017 has included some unexpected things for the PDS. In her first week, Tracey Jessup talks about becoming the new Director, what PDS has achieved so far and what the future holds for us.
As we’ve already shared experiences from the editorial side of Hansard, we thought we should mention that our broadcasting team will be filling you in on what they do too.
Julie Byrne talks about the latest work she's been doing on capability, including setting up a mentoring framework for PDS that will help with staff development and retention.
You might have heard of companies which let their employees spend a percentage of their time on creative projects that will benefit them. Emma Allen introduced this in the last organisation she worked for and she's blogged about doing the same for her teams at PDS.
Parliament currently offers various search functions and our vision is to offer a unified search experience. Replacing the current search on the website with the new search service is the first big step towards that goal.