Dan Barrett talks about building a new data service for Parliament. One of the things he's learned over the past year is that it’s really hard to talk about Parliamentary data in a way that’s accessible to all. That’s what this blog post is trying to do.
Over the coming months, the PDS blog will feature some posts by the Hansard team. First up is Charlie Browne who talks about why she applied for a job in Hansard and how she's ended up with a job she loves.
Charlotte Littleboy talks about flexible working, why it's important when you work and live in two different countries and how she balances beach life with working in PDS.
Here's what we've learned about our users, general elections and working with teams across Parliament.
Jen joined Parliament through the Speakers Parliamentary Placement Scheme. She tells us what it's like and how she went from a job in a law firm to having a job in Parliament.
The Parliamentary Archives stores more than four million records and are the oldest Parliamentary archive in the world. They recently started working on a transformation project and are planning on building a new website, which is where we come in.
At the end of March I said goodbye to my colleagues in PDS as I'd just finished my six month secondment as a User Researcher. I've talked to a lot of people about what I've learnt and now it's time for a blog post.
Capability for us is making sure we have the right skills to deliver a digital service for Parliament. I lead on capability in the Digital Development directorate so here's an update on what we've done so far and what we want to do in the future.
Our user researchers use collaborative analysis workshops to share the findings of research with stakeholders. In this post, Steve Bromley, explains what those workshops are and why we use them.
We can help to deliver high-quality, strategic outcomes by using clear, simple processes.