Blog posts by David Mann

  • dxw Returners’ Programme

    As dxw grows, we want to build an inclusive, diverse company based on our values. Simply put, we believe that diverse teams create better services. The diversity of thought we get from teams of people from different backgrounds means we can approach problems with greater empathy. One of the ways we can create more diverse […]

  • dxw in Leeds

    Opening in Leeds marks the beginning of an exciting new phase for dxw and our clients and I’d like to share the thinking behind the move. Expanding outside London dxw is here to help public sector teams make good technology decisions and build better services and we can better achieve this with truly national reach. […]

  • New leadership at GDS

    Big changes are afoot at the Government Digital Service with the arrival of Kevin Cunnington from DWP in place of Stephen Foreshew-Cain. First off, I’d like to make a personal tribute to Steve who I had the good fortune to work with at GDS. I know from conversations with him that he passionately believes leadership […]

  • Design by building

    At a client meeting for a project recently, we were planning a sprint and I was asked “But when do you do the design?” Since joining dxw from the Government Digital Service, I’ve found myself working with organisations that don’t follow the same agile, iterative product development approach that both these organisations take. It seems […]

  • Introducing Dave Mann

    After 14 years in government digital, I’m excited to be the newest member of the dxw team. Harry recently wrote about what business development looks like for an agency like dxw and I’m here to help shape that as head of engagement. I’ve joined from the Government Digital Service (GDS) where I was a product […]