Blog posts by Agz Deberny

  • Leeds GovJam: sharing and stretching my knowledge

    I’ve written about my experience as a facilitator at Leeds GovJam and what I learned from it, having been a volunteer last year.

  • Hacking the North

    Last month, I headed up to Manchester for Hack the North – I love taking part in hackathons, especially if they are dedicated to social good and solving important problems. It’s a fun way to meet and work with new people, co-create and build stuff together. Also, it was my first time in Manchester, so […]

  • Housing in crisis: how can design help?

    Last week, I attended  ‘Design on the inside’, where five brilliant people spoke up about their experience and involvement in solving difficult social challenges. The topic was “Housing in crisis – how can design help?” Food for thought:  Get passionate people together and let them share and discuss their experiences, challenges on how they work […]

  • GovJam Leeds

    Last week we headed up to Leeds to sponsor and participate in Leeds GovJam. In short, GovJam takes place across the globe for two days each year. Working around a common theme, small teams meet at multiple locations, working for 48 hours on building innovative approaches and solutions towards challenges faced by the public sector. In […]

  • Service Design in Government memos

    So the Service Design in Government conference came to an end. Sitting on a train back from Edinburgh, I have stopped to think about what to write for this post, whilst periodically peeking through the window admiring fantastic moving landscapes. Of course, the conference was great and Edinburgh is such a beautiful place (it was […]

  • Introducing… Agz

    Hey. I’m Agz (Agnieszka) – developer | designer who joined dxw in July. Yes, July 😉 It was a `slightly` late blog post and now it is a late one. Which is a good thing, as I’ve been busy working on some exciting projects. And now there’s even more to write about. My background Before joining dxw, […]