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.
We recently launched a web interface to help applications access and query our semantic data in a triple store. Jianhan Zhu talks about what this means for our data.
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.
We’ve been looking at the sign up process and subscription service people use to get email updates from UK Parliament. We’ve just finished our alpha phase and want to share some of what we learned.
Our Editor-in-Chief shares the editorial direction work of the content team for the year to come. As with all our strategic content work, these plans will be iterated and developed as the new website progresses.
We’re building a new data service for Parliament and an important component of it is our triple store, also known as a Graph Database. Matthieu Bosquet explains what this is and what it means for data in Parliament.
We recently did some research into links to other websites on beta.parliament.uk. Colin Pattinson shares some of the insights we found.
A few weeks ago, four members of our user research team took a long train ride to Neath in Wales. Their destination was the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) to do accessibility testing for our digital services. Here's what we learned.
Colin Pattinson, one of the product managers at PDS, has blogged about a recent event we hosted for the wider product manager community.
Caroline Braibant is the webmaster in PDS and a lot of people ask her about her job. She's written this blog post to explain what she does, what she doesn't do and to help people make sense of the webmaster role.