We have four cultural values here in PDS: care, community, curiosity, and confidence. We recently held a cultural values day which focused on the care value. Dan Cook and John Box have blogged about why we did it and what it involved.
Hugh Griffith has recently joined the content team and he's written about his first few months here and his experience of London so far.
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.
Parliament had never had a content team before so last year, we introduced the team and explained who we are and what we do. We thought we'd do another update and this time, we've done a video.
Since we made beta.parliament.uk publicly available, we’ve been asking users to give us feedback from a banner which is on every page. Gemma Rogers shares some of the feedback we’ve had and what we do with the information.
Stevey Robertson joined PDS a few weeks ago as design lead. He's written about how he's found it and what the highlights have been so far.
Myles is a parliamentary assistant and he's written about how technology is helping him and his MP work more efficiently.
We've been running this blog for a while now and we think it's time we found out what our readers think of it. So we're doing some research.
Colin Pattinson is a product manager who's been writing regular updates about the work of his team. He talks about why he does this, what he's learned, and how he's improved them.
Jack Craig has blogged about the choices we made when choosing our new typeface for the beta website.