We try to invest in a strong culture and values but, like most things that are worthwhile, this takes effort. Our head of content shares six things that have helped the content team be collaborative and overcome problems together.
Rebecca is Head of Content for the UK Parliament
Information is the currency of the House of Commons and House of Lords with 37 pieces of new content published on parliament.uk every day, on average. We've created a set of content principles to maintain standards and help our editors.
Our website product teams have people doing a variety of different roles. This gives us a good mix of people with the right skills to build what users need. In this post, we take a look at the part content designers play.
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.
Rebecca Hales talks about how to take a simple, accessible and plain English approach to presenting that will get audiences excited about the work we do in the Digital Service.
Some of PDS went to the first ever One Team Government event. It was a chance to talk about how to make government better by working together and many of the topics applied to Parliament. Laurence and Rebecca talk about what they learned at the event.
With so much work going on at PDS, it can be easy to take our live services for granted. The work to build our new website is challenging our whole way of thinking, especially our approach to content management. In the meantime though, we've been doing plenty of work on parliament.uk.