Sara and Matthieu of the data and search team went to TICTeC in Lisbon. This conference on the impact of civic technology gathered together researchers, funders, and practitioners and was rich in content. Here's a summary from Matthieu.
Experts in what we do
George Lamb recently worked with the House of Commons Library to help them with a new product they hope to release later in the year.
Bryony Watson recently attended a two day conference called Bath Ruby. She's blogged about the community that surrounds the language and the talks by some of the big names who code using it.
Sian Hodges is a business analyst and she's written about her career, what you need to be an analyst, and why you might want to become one.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation which strengthens people’s rights to understand and control how information about them is used. The user research team has been busy preparing for it.
Victoria Payne is the Head of Information Rights and Information Security in the House of Commons. She explains what her role is and what it means for Parliament.
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.
We recently blogged about a new online service to petition against a hybrid bill. In this post, we’re talking about the behind the scenes systems that allows the petitions to be processed and sent to government departments.
The user engagement team is one of the largest in PDS. Despite being so many, there's probably a lot of people who don’t actually know who we are or what we do. That's what this blog post is for.
When presenting findings from usability testing, we often get asked ‘how many people had that issue’. In this post, Steve Bromley explains why we don’t answer that question.