To mark international volunteering day, Defra’s user centred design (UCD) team talk about what inspired them to take part in volunteering days and how they went. This is our first instalment of a two-part blog on volunteering.
Ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Senior User Researcher Clare Hussey reflects on how she discovered that she has dyslexia, and the difference this has made to her working life, and to life outside of work.
User research panel manager Jason Stockwell explains what a research panel is, why we have them and the value they bring to large-scale projects and programmes.
Chris Howes on his learnings from COP27 and how we need to think differently about sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Paul Wilkinson and Danielle Vincent share their experience of their teams working together to make information on GOV.UK simpler and clearer for cattle keepers.
This year has been a transformative period for sustainable ICT, and the publication this week of the 2021-22 Greening Government ICT report marks the latest milestone on our important journey.
Defra IT Training Lead, and Royal Air Force (RAF) veteran, Tony Horseman, explains what remembrance means to him and why he attends the annual service at The Cenotaph each year.
Rose Rothery shares her passion for business analysis and explains how Defra’s purpose, and the variety of work she does, has kept her wanting more.
Malcolm McKee shares his thoughts about visible leadership, the future of CTOs like him, and the benefits of volunteering.
Defra Chief Digital and Information Officer Chris Howes looks ahead to COP27 and sets out the benefits of the new Government Digital Sustainability Alliance charter.