Tag: UX

  • Year of the Dog: Notes from Major Heat

    dà shǔ 大暑 Five things that happened 一 I introduced a GDS style ‘firebreak’ to the team for the latest sprint that has just finished. The idea of this is to give the team an opportunity to ‘scratch their itches’ on things that don’t make the top of the backlog sprint on sprint. Whether that is tech […]

  • Looking sideways (and forwards)

    Simon has written about the importance of looking sideways before and in the past it has been something I’ve tried to do quite a bit of. Last summer in particular I took a tour of product teams in Government and other bits of the public service world — it was ended sooner than I planned due to […]

  • Internet of Public Service Jobs — 11/06/17

    ‘Internet of Public Service jobs’ is a weekly list of vacancies related to product management, user experience, data and design in…you guessed it…the ‘internet of public service’ curated by @jukesie every Sunday. Sign up for it as an email every Sunday afternoon! [01] Digital communications managerJiscBristol [02] Head of Digital ServicesThe National Archives [03] Innovation […]

  • [What is it you actually do?] Ben Cubbon

    ‘What is it you actually do?’ is a series of blogpost ‘interviews’ that ask interesting folk working on digital products in and around public service the age old question — ‘what is it you actually do?’. Shamelessly copying from Lifehacker’s ‘How I work’ series and ‘The Set Up’ blog. Who are you and what do you do […]

  • myWeek (s4e04)

    Four weeks. Doesn’t time fly when you are desperately trying to learn a new role! I remain in the somewhat unusual position (for me) of really enjoying the job — that isn’t to say I haven’t been in that position before but in the past it has snuck up on me and then taken hold after several […]