This is part one of a series on the people team’s recent alpha on members' activity. User researcher, Marttiina Gilchrist, shares the process and practices that were used to get the team immersed in research and understanding the users.
Sara Reis has been a data analyst in the data and search team for eight months. She's blogged about her job, what she's learned and what she enjoys about it.
We set ourselves five goals before the release of an online petitioning service. Now that the petitioning deadline has passed, Lopa Vadgama looks at how the service is doing.
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.
We recently blogged about turning off the old search. We then worked on creating the global search component and this blog post is about what we did from a technical perspective and why.
Gavin Berman, one of our business partners, explains what business partners do and how it works in Parliament.
Our website product teams have people doing a variety of different roles. This gives us a good mix of people with the right skills to build what users need. In this post, we take a look at the part content designers play.
We recently launched an online process for petitioning against a hybrid bill after receiving hundreds of paper petitions against a recent bill. Sarah Purssell has blogged about why this was a good opportunity to develop this as a digital service.
We're building a new website and rather than redesigning the entire website at once, we’re creating little bits of it in iterative steps. You'll probably hear us calling this 'agile' and 'iterative' design. Laurence Grinyer explains what agile working looks like in Parliament.
On the 6 September last year, we turned on a new search service for parliament.uk. On the 19 January we'll switch off the ‘old service’ for all our users and we'll be fully decommissioning the service by the end of January.