Introducing Laura

Hi, I’m Laura and I’ve just finished my 6th week as a developer at dxw digital. I’ve been a developer for nearly 19 years. I started in September 1999 as a junior web developer at Southwark College, and my most recent role was as a Ruby on Rails developer for a blockchain fintech startup called […]

UK Health Camp 2018

Earlier this month, we headed up to Manchester to take part in and sponsor UK Health Camp 2018. UK Health Camp brings together a variety of individuals, all passionate about initiating and implementing better healthcare practices and services in the UK. Having worked with  The Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England and on […]

Introducing Liam

I’m Liam and I’m the new Business Operations Administrator at dxw digital. Whilst studying for my A-levels, I got my first job which involved making thousands of cups of Coffee at a National Trust property owned by the Rothschild Family. It often attracted a few famous faces and I got to meet a few, including […]

Q&A Fridays: User Research

Last week we launched our ‘Q&A Fridays’ where we ask one of our in-house experts to take over our Twitter account and answer our followers’ questions on a particular theme. As we’ve just welcomed our new Head of User Research, John Waterworth, to the team, it was fitting that the first topic was User Research. In […]

Taking dxw digital to the North

After two years as a civil servant, I have now joined the dxw digital team. In some ways it was a hard choice – I had committed myself to help change the way that government does technology and leaving felt like giving up on the wonderful colleagues that I left to carry on that mission. […]

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 […]

My first week at dxw digital…

Well hello everyone! This is my second day at dxw digital. I’m still finding my feet. But I’ve been made to feel very welcome and the excellent induction materials have been very easy to work through. I’ve joined dxw as Head of User Research. So I’ll be looking to develop the user research practice here, help […]

Introducing Olivia

Hi Everyone, My name is Olivia and I am a Trainee Operations Engineer at dxw digital. I changed my career path from from office administration into technology because I was always the go-to person for IT support although that was not my initial role. I decided to take a career break which allowed me to […]

A new head of research at dxw digital

We’re thrilled to announce our latest addition to the dxw digital team – Head of User Research, John Waterworth. John joins us from central government where he was head of the cross-government user research community. His work was to improve user research practices across government and build the growing community of user researchers in departments […]

SPA Conference Report: Day 3

DAY 3 Well what would you do next…? – John Armstrong-Prior Making decisions is one of the most painful areas for me, in life and in work, so I felt I had to go to the workshop that would test and exercise this. It’s a constant battle whether to practice and exercise the things I […]