Holly Jennings is a programme and project officer in PDS. She started her career by training to be an accountant and has written this blog post to talk about how she ended up at Parliament.
Kieran Dunlop is a SharePoint Analyst in PDS. He doesn't have an IT background so you might wonder how he got here. He's written this blog post to explain how someone with a music degree ends up working in IT.
Trine is a user research lead but she wasn’t always a user researcher. She's done loads of jobs from making props for TV to working in web design so she's written about how she got to where she is.
Kat Cimetta is the social media editor for UK Parliament's channels and she's written about joining forces with Parliament’s curators, collection managers, and archivists to get involved in the global hashtag campaign #AskACurator.
Laboni Paul is a performance analyst and has written about what the job involves but also how analysts can be used better in product teams.
Steve Bromley has written about who our website is for and why it's important to be realistic about who our audiences are.
Helen Harrison manages an MP's constituency office. Working for a new MP meant that her team were new too and she wanted to find out how they could use technology more efficiently. So she asked our user engagement team for help.
Colin Pattinson is a product manager who's been writing regular updates about the work of his team. He talks about why he does this, what he's learned, and how he's improved them.
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.