To improve PDS focus on delivery and its ability to effectively prioritise work on a new website for Parliament, our development team is moving to a new way of working.
Information is the currency of the House of Commons and House of Lords with 37 pieces of new content published on parliament.uk every day, on average. We've created a set of content principles to maintain standards and help our editors.
In the Digital Service, we’ve spent the past four years delivering a lot of change but we also realised that we need to re-think some aspects of how we operate. Rebecca Elton, director of service design, explains what this means for Parliament.
Understanding how and what users search on Parliament’s website helps us continually improve the search function. We wanted to understand if there was a difference between parliamentary language and what users are searching. Data analyst, Sara Reis, shares the findings.
Online content manager, Rosie Barber, has written about improving a previously overlooked section on parliament.uk.
Caroline Auty attended the recent ANZPIT forum in Australia, which is an annual gathering of parliamentary IT people, and she's blogged about the best bits.
Marttiina Gilchrist talks about what to do with research when work or projects get paused and how not to lose momentum.
When the content team was created a couple of years ago, we blogged about who we are and what we do. We've since made a video about our work using the minimum viable film studio - a mobile phone. Louise Duffy describes the filming process and the lessons she's learnt.
Team health has become Dan Cook's passion in the past few years. In this post, he talks about how happy and healthy teams deliver at the peak of their capacity and capabilities and how they can be incredible things to be a part of.
We recently published a Guide to Procedure for MPs on the beta website. The product owner and the content designer explain how they created the guide and how the team worked together.