In September, we took an exciting step in transforming how we do digital in Parliament by launching a new Product directorate, bringing together the content, customer experience design and software engineering teams.
The workload was intense, the scale of project vast. Programme Manager Jane McCarthy describes how Microsoft Teams was rolled out to 9,200 staff during the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
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.
Sarah Purssell has written about the new statutory instruments service, the challenges of building it, and what the team learned from it.
We’ve just finished the alpha phase of improving Parliament's online visitor information, where we did rapid prototyping and testing. Here's what we learned.
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.
We recently launched an online process for petitioning against a hybrid bill after receiving hundreds of paper petitions against a recent bill. Sarah Purssell has blogged about why this was a good opportunity to develop this as a digital service.
We recently did some research into links to other websites on beta.parliament.uk. Colin Pattinson shares some of the insights we found.
Colin Pattinson, one of the product managers at PDS, has blogged about a recent event we hosted for the wider product manager community.
Product manager Elliot Richardson shares findings from a recent alpha phase into creating a guide on House of Commons procedure for MPs.