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.
This is part one of a series on the people team’s recent alpha on members' activity. User researcher, Marttiina Gilchrist, shares the process and practices that were used to get the team immersed in research and understanding the users.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation which strengthens people’s rights to understand and control how information about them is used. The user research team has been busy preparing for it.
Victoria Payne is the Head of Information Rights and Information Security in the House of Commons. She explains what her role is and what it means for Parliament.
We recently blogged about creating a new guide to procedure for MPs. John Newton has written about what it was like being part of the product team from a content perspective.
Sara Reis has been a data analyst in the data and search team for eight months. She's blogged about her job, what she's learned and what she enjoys about it.
UK Parliament has a new visual identity and we wanted to share our process behind collaborating and developing the new look for UK Parliament.
We set ourselves five goals before the release of an online petitioning service. Now that the petitioning deadline has passed, Lopa Vadgama looks at how the service is doing.
When people think about user research, their image is often of our research lab. Steve Bromley explores the attraction to usability testing in a lab, but also explaind how we decide on the research method used.
We're celebrating Sign Language Week with some BSL parliamentary signs, thanks to Elisabeth Ward who's learning BSL for her 10% time.
Amy Mollett has written the first ever content strategy for the UK Parliament Facebook page. This blog post summarises the main strategy, and what our page will look like in the coming months.