An overview of how we assess the health of mature product teams at dxw. We’ll share what we’ve learned and when the right time to do this is. Plus the secret of it all – conversation is equally, if not more, valuable than tangible outputs.
We’ve been working on affordable housing monitoring with Southwark Council. This is the second of a series of blog posts about why this is a national issue and our approach to tackling it.
To balance the need for flexibility against the need for consistency, our delivery leads have created a handful of guides to help on projects.
We’ve been working on affordable housing monitoring with Southwark Council. Without knowing where our affordable housing provision is, we don’t have the tools to detect fraud or know how effective current policy is so we’ve been working on a solution.
I’ve written about the challenges of adopting the principles of the Local Digital Declaration for local authorities and how most councils still have a long way to go.
If you were enjoying a coastal walk and someone fell down a cliff, who would you call? In an emergency we know to call 999, but which emergency service do we then ask for? Police? Fire? Ambulance? However over 50% of people surveyed by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) don’t know who to call if someone’s in trouble at the beach, coast, or sea.
2019 has been a great year for dxw. I wanted to write this post to reflect on the team’s achievements and look forward to 2020.
We recently had a delegation from the South Korean government visiting our London office. They wanted to find out from us about our experiences of the G-cloud framework so that they can plan their own version.
No, I won’t be talking about curiosity and empathy. These words have been so overused in the research and design community that they’ve lost meaning. At least to me. They’re up there with buzzwords like sense-making. So unless you’ll figure out what that means for you in practice, focus on other soft skills. And that’s what I’ll do in this post.
Charlotte is an executive assistant (EA) to our managing director and recently joined dxw. This is the first blog post in a series focusing on people who work here and their careers so far.