Interested in joining Defra as s Service Designer? Hannah Rutherford-Roke tells us about her role as a Senior Service Designer and why she chose to work for Defra.
In Libraries Week Defra library officer Cathy O’Sullivan shares some reflections on her learnings from the pandemic and how it’s changed the way in which the Defra library service works.
Pippa Sumner sets out how Defra is taking further strides towards being an increasingly data-driven organisation.
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.
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.
In National Marine Week, we hear from Jocelyn Henderson and Stace Oliver about their work to develop a new digital service that enables fish and shellfish caught by UK flagged vessels to be exported.
On Samaritans Awareness Day, Domain Lead Ulrike Hartmann-Cadey shares her experiences of volunteering for the Samaritans, and how she has discovered that active listening can really help those who are struggling in some way.
Even in the world of Digital transformation the work of the Future Farming and Countryside Programme’s Strategic Payments Service team (SPS) is obscure. As is often the case with these things, small obscure cogs can turn large machines, as Dr Morgan Di Rodi, Programme Delivery Manager, explains.
Jazz Austin, a Product Manager in the Extended Producer Responsibility team, explores why Product Management is important for Defra in building digital services, and shares some insights from her experience of having recently joined the Civil Service.
In the latest instalment from our Defra Data Heroes series, we hear from Sonja van Montfort, Defra’s Head Librarian, about how her team keeps colleagues across the Defra organisations informed through a range of print and online resources, and the vital work the team does to manage a unique library collection.