Environment Agency Data and Intelligence Manager Andrea Purdy reflects on the work to modernise an ageing records management system and the learning that has been gained from the project.
As people around the world mobilise for the Global Day of Action for the Climate, the Environment Agency’s Mark Harvett, one of the Product Owners for the Water Resources Licensing Service, explains how a new email alert service will enable abstractors to be more in-step with available water resources.
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.
To celebrate Libraries Week, Library Officers Laura Graydon and Kimberley Stansfield share their passion for library work and explain why they work in the Defra Library.
Amy Dyde, a lead user researcher in our Digital Data and Technology Services (DDTS) function, explains how creating a motivated and excited team drives great user research.
Lead Content Designer Jeni Street shares her tips for anyone out there who's considering applying for content design roles at Defra.
Tracey Friday, a product owner in the Digital Transformation team at Natural England working on delivering digital services for Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), shares her experience of being on the ‘other side’ of the customer-supplier fence.
As International Stress Awareness Week gets underway one of our content designers, Sally Davis, opens up about her own experiences of managing stress and offers some tips for spotting the signs and dealing with them early.
Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. When it comes to the web, accessibility means making online content usable by all. It’s a subject close to the Defra content team’s heart.
Emma Cuthbert, Defra content designer, shares her experience of having mild coronavirus symptoms and the impact of the outbreak on her usual working from home routine.