Flying the flag for agile development

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is responsible for the UK ship register. You might know it if you have a yacht or a dingy. The register isn’t just for boats in the UK though. Large commercial vessels that sail around the world still have a home country for whom they “fly the flag”- and […]

Proud sponsors of UK Health Camp 2017

This Saturday will see the third free Health Camp in the UK, bringing together healthcare professionals, policymakers and service managers with designers, digital specialists and technologists. The aim of UK Health Camp unconference is to make both health and care services better for everyone involved – patients, carers and health professionals across the board. The […]

Our work with The Department for Education

We’ve recently partnered with the Department for Education to help improve how permanent teacher vacancies are advertised and filled. Schools have told the DfE that the teacher recruitment market is hugely complex; both for schools in publishing vacancies and for teachers searching for jobs.   Increased commercialisation and the use of agencies in the marketplace […]

Beyond slide decks and reports

Beyond slide decks and reports: Running workshops to share research findings and help others apply design thinking We recently worked on a discovery project with the Government Digital Service (GDS) to improve the tools and systems that support the Cabinet Office spend controls. We worked with the Standards Assurance team at GDS, who are responsible […]

Introducing Hilary

Hello, I’m Hilary, the newest user researcher to join dxw. Before joining dxw, I led the UX writing team and managed the digital help service for a global eReading company. I wore several hats during my tenure including product owner, editor-in-chief, and of course, user researcher. After years of working on product and content strategy […]

Not for profits and ‘digital’

I went to Barcamp NFP a couple of weeks ago. It was incredibly refreshing to see so many people working so hard to bring their organisations up to speed and to share things that work with each other. A special word of thanks to Laila (@spirals) for organising such a fantastic day. On a personal […]