Colin Banno-Thornton, Director of Major Projects and Digital Delivery, explains how we made some organisational changes in our Digital data and technology organisation earlier in the year to bring together our projects and digital delivery teams into a single, digital delivery portfolio.
In support of International Literacy Day Lucy Hartley explores why literacy is so vital to her team’s work – content design - in particular the need to follow best practice when producing content and using plain English.
In the last of our Blogs celebrating National Fishing Month, Digital Product Manager Melinda Twigg shares some reflections on her team’s work over the past year to develop digital fishing licences.
Senior Content Designer Caroline Vickers and Senior Interaction Designer Joe Horton recently worked together on a GOV.UK service. They share how they found collaborative ways of working and the tools that worked best.
In the latest from our Defra Data Heroes series, Matthew McArthur and Stuart Ashfield tell us about the value and importance of one of their key platforms - the Earth Observation Data Service.
From explaining your role to working out their pain points, Content Designer Anna Scott shares tips for creating great relationships and working well with subject matter experts Hi, I’m Anna. I joined Defra as a content designer just over a …
In World Water Week Mark Harvett, a digital product manager at the Environment Agency, tells us about the impacts of the driest period in nearly 50 years on our water resources and the role of email alerts in helping abstractors comply with conditions on their abstraction licences.
Service Manager Joe Simpson explains how Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers (FEOs) have been making leaps and bounds in licence checking, thanks to a new app designed and built by Defra’s ‘I Want to Fish’ digital team.
Jo Irving shares her thoughts on how working flexibly and being a homeworker too has enabled her to balance a busy home and work life, one which has responsibilities that include fostering children.
Toby Squire, a user researcher working on plant exports, talks about his work as a diversity and inclusion lead within Defra’s Fast Stream network and his role building a mentor network for summer interns.
Do you work in social media but have an interest in content design? Or maybe you’re a content designer and wonder what social media is like? They’re more similar than you might think.