Julie Byrne blogs about PDS attending the latest Silicon Milkroundabout and how we brought our Digital Principles to life at the event.
Through user research, we found out that the public want to understand what kind of person is representing them as an MP or a Lord. Parliament holds a lot of this information but we wanted to understand what specific information people want to know about their representatives.
Henry Lau explains how we used guerilla user research to find out what information the public need when contacting an MP/Lord.
This is the Data & Search team's seventh set of fortnight notes. The idea is to keep an ongoing, public record of what we're doing. We'll iterate the notes with a view to making them better over time.
... ok, of PDS for now - but world domination can follow.
The data and search team recently spent a day with the Web Science Institute, discussing some of the challenges facing the team as they deliver new data and search services at parliament.
For the last few months we've been sketching out the details of services the data platform needs to provide, getting the infrastructure in place and working with the new website team. Now we're beginning to explore the data we need to provide.
This is the Data & Search team's sixth set of fortnight notes. The idea is to keep an ongoing, public record of what we're doing. We'll iterate the notes with a view to making them better over time.
Indranil Saha recently attended the Informatica Data Summit 2016 in the City. He shares his highlights from the day.
For those of you who have been reading our blog posts, you may have noticed me mentioning several times the importance of a topic/issue approach to Parliamentary information.