Guilds are our communities of practice across PDS - find out what they do and hear from guild leads about their experiences.
Amanda McArdle has written this blog post to talk about the team behind a recent project and how they used the PDS cultural values to drive the work.
One of the teams in PDS has recently used agile to help structure and improve their approach on a project. Ben Atkinson shares his thoughts on using agile beyond software development.
Franny Gant writes about bringing everyone together for user research for a recent project and why it's important to have the right people in the room.
Jane McCarthy reflects on how her team completed a complex programme with very tight timescales and how the team culture got them through a challenging piece of work (as well as lots of cake).
We recently completed a project with the Parliamentary Archives to create a new website and we talk about the lessons we learned in this blog post.
We've recently been looking to improve how our users get their software and hardware when they join Parliament. Dan Barrett and Sian Hodges have written about the last eight weeks of work, what they did, and what they learned.
The House of Commons recently asked staff to identify changes that could help to reduce bureaucracy. So we started a digital forms project which didn't turn out exactly as we'd planned and we've written about we dealt with change.
One of our director's objectives is to have a healthy and happy team. One way we do this is with a team health survey so now that we've reviewed the results, what are we doing with them?
Here in PDS, we’re constantly looking for new ways to solve (old) problems and to engage staff in different ways so we recently held an unconference. Caroline Auty talks about the unconference format and what we got from it.