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Replacing Parliament's intranet

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Parliament is a busy workplace, and our intranet has information about everything we need to know, from important news stories and events happening on the parliamentary estate, to health and wellbeing resources, or the practical information every workplace needs to …

A toolkit for developing technical digital careers

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Recruiting people into technical digital roles and helping them develop their skills in-post has been a long-standing challenge for Parliament. We’ve been working to improve our offer for technical roles, helping people to build a career that brings long-term rewards and challenges. 

A new digital strategy for Parliament

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Parliament’s previous digital strategy ran from 2016‒2021 and focused on a set of aspirations and principles that underpinned an ambition to provide excellent digital services to a modern Parliament. During a challenging time, our digital service responded robustly to cyber-attacks and …

How we launched remote voting in the House of Lords and made history

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After successfully developing a remote voting system for the House of Commons, PDS turned attention to the House of Lords. Senior project manager Iain MacKinnon tells us how a new platform that does more than count votes came to life in 5 short weeks.

MPs and their offices during lockdown - how we've helped

PDS is working hard to help MPs and their constituency offices cope with the disruption and changes brought about by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Our head of local engagement reveals how his team is coping with its biggest ever challenge.