When Sharan Dhaliwal first heard the words ‘self care’, she thought “oh cool, pedicure and mimosa day right?” But she's since learnt what to do to take better care of herself.
This is a regular event that brings together consumers and producers of open data services. The data and search team were there and they've blogged about the event and why open data should be a dialogue, not a broadcast.
We recently completed a very short discovery on research briefings. We interviewed 33 people and here's what we found.
Everyone hates meetings. But meetings don’t have to be your nemesis. Joe Strawson offers some advice on how to make meetings better.
Today is National Mentoring Day, set up to raise awareness and promote the positive benefits of mentoring. Gemma Rogers has been seeing a mentor, Louise, for the last few months. Here they blog about their experiences of mentoring.
Jocelyn Peachey joined Parliament nine years ago last month. Her Parliamentary career has been varied and challenging and she reflects on what she's learnt during her time here.
Tori Baker has written about the work we've been doing on cultural values and what we've got planning in the coming months.
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?
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.