The UK Parliament YouTube channel recently reached the milestone of 100,000 subscribers. This means we're now the proud owners of a Silver Creator Award but what does that mean for the channel? Matt Instone talks us through the new YouTube strategy.
In this update, we'll be talking about the work that we've done to improve the search results on parliament.uk and how we created a unified search.
Stevey Robertson joined PDS a few weeks ago as design lead. He's written about how he's found it and what the highlights have been so far.
The digital collaboration team have written about what they do and how they work.
Sarah Purssell has written about the new statutory instruments service, the challenges of building it, and what the team learned from it.
Steve Bromley has written about who our website is for and why it's important to be realistic about who our audiences are.
Dan Cook has recently started a new role and has been working in Parliament for eight years. He's written about why he still enjoys working here.
Helen Harrison manages an MP's constituency office. Working for a new MP meant that her team were new too and she wanted to find out how they could use technology more efficiently. So she asked our user engagement team for help.
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.
John Newton from the content team is a big fan of flexible working and he's written about how he juggles work with looking after his daughter.
Sara and Matthieu of the data and search team went to TICTeC in Lisbon. This conference on the impact of civic technology gathered together researchers, funders, and practitioners and was rich in content. Here's a summary from Matthieu.