Online anthropology: audiences and analytics

It ain’t easy being an arts graduate in digital. In the increasingly distant past, I trained as a social anthropologist. Our first week as undergraduates was punctuated with talks about our future career possibilities: lots of mention of the fact that all sorts of companies like Microsoft and Intel employed anthropologists in their head offices […]

Passing the Public Interest Test – Government and Blogs

Writing for the web is one of those sorts of concepts that gets bandied around at seminars in Shoreditch and claustrophobic training courses. As a concept, it’s had a rough few years: it has been tarred with the SEO brush and for the longest time assumed that the most important reader was the search engine […]

An interactive tool for GCN’s Competency framework

The Government Communications Network have blogged about the interactive pages we designed to help them present their new professional competency framework. You can see the pages here, but it is interesting to look at the ways in which this sort of design work is becoming a bit more common across government digital. Portable Document Format […]


Hi, I’m Alex and I’m starting at dxw as the new account manager. I’ve come over from the web team in Parliament where I’ve been working on projects including open data standards for Hansard and MPs biographies and social media and online presentation for the House of Lords select committees. I’ve also previously worked as […]