This is part two of the people team’s recent alpha on members' activity. I'm a designer and I want to share how to turn research findings into real, tangible ideas.
When people think about user research, their image is often of our research lab. Steve Bromley explores the attraction to usability testing in a lab, but also explaind how we decide on the research method used.
We're celebrating Sign Language Week with some BSL parliamentary signs, thanks to Elisabeth Ward who's learning BSL for her 10% time.
Amy Mollett has written the first ever content strategy for the UK Parliament Facebook page. This blog post summarises the main strategy, and what our page will look like in the coming months.
Today (8 March) is International Women's Day. It celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In honour of this, we spoke to women across PDS about their careers, the barriers they've faced, and the women they look up to.
Elisabeth Ward has been learning BSL for her 10% time. We've recorded a video of her telling us more about it, using BSL of course.
Caroline Auty recently went along to a codebar event at the PDS offices. She's blogged about the event and how coding has helped her keep up with her eight year old daughter.
The user engagement team is one of the largest in PDS. Despite being so many, there's probably a lot of people who don’t actually know who we are or what we do. That's what this blog post is for.
Caroline Braibant works in the content team and is using her 10% time to mentor a young refugee. She writes about how this helps with her work and what she's learned from using her 10% time.
PDS is aware that the 650 MP constituency offices around the country don't often get the tech support they need from us. To help staff make the most of the services on offer, we've decided to create a local engagement team. Daniel Crutchfield explains what to expect from this new team.