2017 has included some unexpected things for the PDS. In her first week, Tracey Jessup talks about becoming the new Director, what PDS has achieved so far and what the future holds for us.
Laurence Favager talks about his career move from journalist restricted by deadlines, to PDS content designer free to iterate.
Elisabeth in the Content Team talks about raising awareness of disabilities by speaking about her own experience.
The theme of this year's International Women's Day was "be bold for change". A good mantra for everyone, men and women. As I went to a Parliamentary reception to mark the event, I thought of that other quote, "Be the change you want to see".
Miran from the IT Support Desk talks about his apprenticeship at PDS and what it was like to be earning while you're learning.
Jo Clay, Head of Inclusive Resourcing at Equal Approach, explains what the "bro code" is and how to improve diversity in digital.
As I settle into my new role as Parliament's Director of Transformation and embrace the challenges ahead, I'm reminded of the importance of diversity in today’s changing world.
It’s been nearly 20 months since the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) sprang to life. By rolling together the House of Commons Web and Intranet Service (WIS) and Parliamentary ICT we created PDS. And we didn’t exactly do what people expected.
Last week the Parliamentary Digital Service had the pleasure of hosting codebar.
I have been the Head of Data & Search for 6 weeks, working in Emma Allen’s Digital Development team. It is a new role, and I’m fortunate because it’s something that I wanted to do for a while.