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.
It’s only been 12 months since we last produced our annual emerging technology radar, but already there have been seismic business challenges emerging, and the very rapid evolution of transformative digital technologies.
In ‘Pride’ month, Enterprise Architect Hannah Radley shares her experience of coming out, of dealing with abuse, and explains why she continues to campaign for gay rights.
Technology Innovation Consultant Marcus Melton shares his thoughts on how emerging technologies are explored in Defra, and why it is important we continue to test innovative solutions across the department.
Anne Kemp, a Business Support Officer within our Group Infrastructure Operations team, shares her experiences of being dyslexic in Defra.
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.
Stella Power, Chief Operating Officer in Defra’s Digital, data and technology function, shares her career experiences as we celebrate International Women’s Day, the theme of which this year is #BreakTheBias.
As National Careers Week gets underway, our Head of Strategic Resourcing and Organisational Development Maggie Bosniak shares her reflections of a 25-year career working in various parts of Defra group and highlights the many opportunities for young people to join us.
Will McGeehin, our Interim Deputy Director for Digital Technology Strategy, tells us how Defra has opened his eyes to the possibilities of truly sustainable technology and the many challenges that come with IT going green.
Jan Murdoch, Lead Horizon Scanner in our Technology Innovation team, shares his thoughts on the emerging technologies to watch out for this year and why they matter to Defra.