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.
We had a good go at sticking to our 2017 blogging resolutions, but like a lot of people, our intentions didn't quite live up to reality. So we're looking back at what went well last year and what we could do better in 2018.
A few weeks ago, four members of our user research team took a long train ride to Neath in Wales. Their destination was the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) to do accessibility testing for our digital services. Here's what we learned.
Something we realised recently was that we’re not very good at identifying the benefits we bring to Parliament. Tracey Jessup talks about the work we're doing to help measure benefits.
Colin Pattinson, one of the product managers at PDS, has blogged about a recent event we hosted for the wider product manager community.
The digital strategy for Parliament is an important thing. For the first time we have a statement of our digital ambition. It’s also significant that Parliament owns the strategy – it isn’t a strategy for PDS as a department. So we're looking for someone to join our Digital Strategy Board.
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.