In the latest of our Blogs celebrating National Careers Week, junior developer Holly Adamson tells us how her fascination with languages and gaming led her to a career in Defra.
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.
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.
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.
Tony Hunt, imports delivery lead in the Digital Data and Technology Services Major Projects team, has been looking at how food comes into the UK this World Food Day.
A multi-disciplinary digital delivery team in Defra’s Environmental Quality Directorate is driving an exciting initiative which is central to the Government’s ambition to reduce packaging waste and improve the way we use material resources.
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.
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.
Lead Content Designer Jeni Street shares her tips for anyone out there who's considering applying for content design roles at Defra.
James Alderman is a Programme Manager in Defra’s Digital Data and Technology Services (DDTS) function, working under a supplier arrangement through James Harvard. James has been working on a major project to upgrade and migrate a key IT system that manages Environmental Stewardship (ES) agreements for the Rural Payments Agency (RPA). The project has generated valuable information and insight that will help projects in the future.