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Working with ADHD: how I harness my strengths and manage the challenges

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For years, content designer Alice Winters assumed she just wasn’t trying hard enough to get things done - then she found out she had ADHD. In this post, Alice shares her diagnosis story, how she harnesses her ADHD in her work and manages some of the challenges it brings.

Beyond incremental change: How (and why) we’re setting the pace for sustainable technology

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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.

How we created a new security training course for the Civil Service

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Bob Mistry and Tony Green, from the Defra security team, share their experiences of working with partners throughout the organisation to develop a new online security training course that will be used by hundreds of thousands of civil servants across government departments in the future.