Here at PDS we like to be the first to try new things. We did our first ever Instagram story at the State Opening of Parliament this year. Here's how it went.
We're lucky at PDS to have an engaged blog audience that regularly pops by to find out what we're working on. But we know that in recent years conversations have drifted away from blog comments and onto social platforms.
Laurence Favager talks about his career move from journalist restricted by deadlines, to PDS content designer free to iterate.
During the general election campaign, Parliament's strategy is to encourage young voters to engage in politics. We've done some work on social media and the website to support this ambition so here's what we've done so far.
We're making our content work harder by making it easier to understand. To borrow a phrase from the experts on plain English – this isn't about dumbing down, it's about opening up.
Here's what we've learned about our users, general elections and working with teams across Parliament.
This week, I've blogged about filming on iPhones and the best techniques for interviewing people. This final instalment is about making videos accessible for everyone.
Part two in our series on filming is about interview technique. The first part focused on the basics of filming on iPhones.
As part of Learning at Work Week, we’re doing a series of posts on filming. This first part is about the basics.
We recently wrote about the Parliamentary Archives and the work they're doing to be more accessible to the public. In this post, we're talking about how they're helping to preserve Parliament on social media.