Senior interaction designer, Anne Chan, explains why her team created a set of 9 principles for the interaction design community.
For 2022's Mental Health Awareness Week, Alison Walker talks about her experience of loneliness and how it has led her to setting up the DfE's fertility network, which is a great support to colleagues.
In our community we have shared values and principles. We call these our design imperatives. Here’s how we imbue our imperatives into our work across DfE – its all about setting and achieving design community objectives.
In the first of 2 posts Jas Kang talks about what designers value most and how that informs the more detailed work they do in their design community.
In this post, Interaction Designer, Rinto Cyriac, explains how to name a service. He describes the do’s and don’ts of choosing a name, and how his team decided on ‘Manage an academy transfer’.
Post-pandemic, we're working more flexibly from both the office and home. Hybrid meetings are the new way forward, with people attending online and in person. Here Alex Rippon, Digital Communities of Practice Manager, shares her 10 top tips on how to make hybrid meetings a success.
Laura Croft and Simon Hurst give us some fascinating insight about how the wiring in their brains helps them to flourish as digital professionals.
We wanted to get better at responding to incidents, so we built our own Slack bot. James Glenn explains.
Our design community is flourishing and we’re looking for more designers to join us. We ran open sessions with potential applicants to share the things that make our community unique – and tips on how to apply.
In this festive bonus episode, Shaf Gunton talks to Adaobi Ifeachor about her role as a programme delivery manager in the Get help with technology service. She has advice for people interested in joining this digital profession, and tells us why she set up an engineering academy in Scarborough.
How did the critical Get help with technology service come about? Rachel Hope, Deputy director for Teacher services, and Shaf Gunton, Programme delivery manager, talk to Adaobi Ifeachor about the complexities and obstacles they faced and what's next for this essential service.