At PDS we like to push ourselves and aim big. After our visit to GDS at the end of November we felt inspired to get our user testing lab set up. Our Christmas wish was to do user testing on mobile devices by January.
We're continuing our research into members information on the website. This time, we spoke to constituency offices about the enquiries they get and how they manage them.
Last week I attended an Amazon Web Services (AWS) event about digital skills. There was lots of discussion about the difference in the skills needed for traditional IT and cloud technology. Given the huge growth in cloud technology, the skills gap is bigger than many people think.
First things first, a very Happy New Year to all of you from us! We have been away for a while this time, but we promise to be back every fortnight. Now on to our ninth set of notes to …
What we do, who we are, what's coming up for us and what we don't do
Turns out you lot really like chairs ...
A look at our #ParliamenTree campaign to crowdsource Christmas tree photos
It’s been nearly 20 months since the Parliamentary Digital Service (PDS) sprang to life. By rolling together the House of Commons Web and Intranet Service (WIS) and Parliamentary ICT we created PDS. And we didn’t exactly do what people expected.
Three of our business analysts went to the DWP Digital Academy to find out more about the work of business analysts in a digital environment.
Elisabeth Ward recently joined the content team at PDS and she blogs about coming from a small agency to working in Parliament, what it's like to work here and how she's spent her first six weeks.