One of our new product managers talks about his first few weeks at PDS. How having any new job is pretty daunting and how it's even more so when it's as world renowned and prestigious as Parliament.
Laurence Favager talks about his career move from journalist restricted by deadlines, to PDS content designer free to iterate.
Charlotte Littleboy talks about flexible working, why it's important when you work and live in two different countries and how she balances beach life with working in PDS.
Elisabeth in the Content Team talks about raising awareness of disabilities by speaking about her own experience.
Jen joined Parliament through the Speakers Parliamentary Placement Scheme. She tells us what it's like and how she went from a job in a law firm to having a job in Parliament.
At the end of March I said goodbye to my colleagues in PDS as I'd just finished my six month secondment as a User Researcher. I've talked to a lot of people about what I've learnt and now it's time for a blog post.
It's been three months since we've had a Blog Editor at PDS. Last month we did a review of how the first three months have gone so here's what we found.
Capability for us is making sure we have the right skills to deliver a digital service for Parliament. I lead on capability in the Digital Development directorate so here's an update on what we've done so far and what we want to do in the future.
The Digital Development team in PDS has rapidly expanded, and there are a lot of new faces. Feedback from our last away day showed that staff wanted to get to know colleagues. With this purpose in mind we decided to get everyone together to do some user research.
You do a project, make mistakes, find some solutions, and then forget about them. It’s a depressing thought, and has too often been true of IT projects and initiatives. Alan Bedford talks about what PDS has done to make sure we don't keep making the same mistakes.