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.
Experts in what we do
The Data and Search team are working to improve the search function on parliament.uk. It’s the start of more work we’ll be doing on search in the future.
We're making our content work harder by making it easier to understand. To borrow a phrase from the experts on plain English – this isn't about dumbing down, it's about opening up.
This week, I've blogged about filming on iPhones and the best techniques for interviewing people. This final instalment is about making videos accessible for everyone.
Part two in our series on filming is about interview technique. The first part focused on the basics of filming on iPhones.
As part of Learning at Work Week, we’re doing a series of posts on filming. This first part is about the basics.
We recently had our first Cyber Security Month event which helped staff understand the risk of online threats. In this blog post we talk about some of the things we did and what we're doing next to educate staff about these threats.
We've started using pair writing as a technique for people to work together when writing content. We recently did some training on this and three of us also did some pair writing together. Here we talk about pair writing and how we found it.
Last month, the Content Team finally ran its first SEO training. I say finally as it took about 2 months and many rounds of revisions to get it to this first version. Here's our 'journey' (in reality TV show speak) of why and how we created this workshop.
Rob Greig talks about the threat of cyber attacks and why we have Cyber Security Month in Parliament