Blog posts by Vanessa Montgomery Williams
Humans of dxw: my dad’s role in my career and my love of tech
I inherited my dad’s love of computers even though it’s not been a typically technical one, and it eventually brought me to dxw.
Our flexible working policy at dxw
We recognise that different people have different needs and want to provide a working environment that’s welcoming and empowering for all.
Ada Lovelace all year round: Own your place in the digital world.
I was fortunate enough to celebrate this year’s Ada Lovelace Day twice, and both events made me reflect on how Ada Lovelace and the community around her is a year-round inspiration. dxw started running a panel event last year, and we had another four inspiring women in tech (Stephanie Marsh, Coca Rivas, Olivia Campbell and […]
As we entered our workshop room on Day 1 of the retreat, everybody commented on the number of chairs there were around the circle; it was evident that our team has grown considerably since last year. This made the retreat even more meaningful, as (for most of us) it was one of the first occasions […]
A healthy bit of comPIEtition!
It’s that time of year again! We were concerned as snow and sickness had delayed this auspicious annual company event, but fortunately we held the Great dxw Mince Pie Tasting (#GDXWMPT) today! As you will all know, the winner of this rigorously user tested and highly coveted award will be the mince pie of choice […]
The importance of unconferences… or why the best bits shouldn’t happen in the pub!
Last weekend I attended UK Health Camp, one of a number of unconferences dxw sponsors. I was also lucky enough to be part of the organising committee for the event, giving me another perspective on why this event and others like it are so important. In public sector digital, we speak a great deal about […]