Blog posts by Ian Dow-Wright

  • Leaving dxw

    Today is my last day at dxw. It’s been an inspiring, educational and exciting four years. I’ve watched the company grow from thirteen people in a small office on Provost Street to the forty-odd strong team in our palatial (if currently pretty toasty) offices in Hoxton Square. And they’re showing no signs of slowing, this […]

  • Two things I’ve learned in my first year at dxw

    It’s been a fun, exciting and eye-opening twelve months since I joined dxw. So as I approach my first anniversary of working here I thought now would be a good time to reflect on what I’ve learnt over the last twelve months. Working in a small team is awesome Before joining dxw I had mostly […]

  • GovCamp Cymru 14

    The first GovCamp Cymru took place this weekend in Cardiff. Rose and I went along to see what public sector challenges face our neighbours to the West. There were a few familiar faces but for the majority of attendees this was their first unconference. It was a varied group encompassing everyone from citizens to civil […]

  • LocalGovCamp 14

    Being the newest dxwer it was my first visit to LocalGovCamp, and indeed my first unconference. The whole event was a blast, you could not wish for a nicer bunch of friendly and passionate people. It was also a good chance to put faces to many of the regulars in my twitter feed, including our […]

  • The award winning MyTVH

    We’re stoked to hear that MyTVH won Digital Innovation of the Year at HouseParty yesterday. We’ve been working with Jayne Hilditch and the team at Thames Valley Housing Association over the past year to create a user-centered customer service platform for TVH’s residents. “MyTVH is Thames Valley’s online customer services platform. It’s not a big vendor out […]

  • Weekly Roundup 23/05/14

    Here is what your friendly dxwers have been reading and sharing this week.