Recently it has become commonplace for the flag above Parliament to be flown at half mast. Some of Parliament's followers on Twitter and Facebook have asked why this is done. So, what does flying a flag at half mast represent?
Jocelyn Peachey joined Parliament nine years ago last month. Her Parliamentary career has been varied and challenging and she reflects on what she's learnt during her time here.
Tori Baker has written about the work we've been doing on cultural values and what we've got planning in the coming months.
2017 has included some unexpected things for the PDS. In her first week, Tracey Jessup talks about becoming the new Director, what PDS has achieved so far and what the future holds for us.
In his last post, Rupert Hay-Campbell talked about our technology strategy and its principles. But a strategy with some principles is not going to make change happen on its own so we’ve also decided to look at our technical governance processes.
Rupert Hay-Campbell blogs about Parliament's technology strategy and how it supports our digital strategy.
Dan Barrett recently went on a work trip to Washington D.C. and Ottawa to meet people and talk about data and search. He talks about being more outward looking and what he's learned from others doing similar work.
Gavin Elliott from the Department for Work and Pensions recently came to PDS to talk about imposter syndrome and mental health issues. He talked about the importance of getting help and why it's good to talk.
Editor-in-Chief Carrie Barclay talks about her recent project taking the first ever official portraits of MPs and what this means for the future of Parliamentary images.
One of our new product managers talks about his first few weeks at PDS. How having any new job is pretty daunting and how it's even more so when it's as world renowned and prestigious as Parliament.