Today, we celebrate World Water Day with an update on our Water Resources Licensing Service (WRLS) from Product Owner Mark Harvett and Principal Developer Tim Tamimi.
To celebrate Compost Week UK, Senior Interaction Designer Christina Gyles shares her love of composting and reflects on how lucky she is that her passion dovetails so nicely with her work.
On the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, Defra librarian Abbi Smith shares her passion for reading and explains how this passion has been passed to her 10-year-old son, Walt, who is already an avid reader himself.
Defra Digital Delivery Manager Mike Douthwaite tells us about a working typical day for him which includes everything from agile working to supporting product managers, to recruiting new team members, and celebrating success.
Laura McNulty, from the Resources and Waste team, explains how users are helping to design a digital waste tracking service, and the benefits of creating a user panel.
Head of Interaction Design Cathy Dutton lifts the lid on the changes she is making in her team to create opportunities for service designers which enable them to visualise the full service as a user would understand it.
Dave More from Defra’s Digital Robotics Automation Centre of Excellence (DRACoE) shares his reflections on a year which has seen his team turn a fledgling robotics capability from concept to reality.
To mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day today, Dan Leech (Interaction Designer) shares his experience of designing accessible maps for the check for flooding service.