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Introducing Katie

Hiya, I’m Katie. I started at dxw digital last month as a user researcher. I’m originally from Nebraska, in the States, but I moved to London eight years ago with my family. I’m a bit of a science geek and studied a degree in Biology at Queen Mary University of London. I focussed on a […]

Introducing Stuart

Oh hai, I’m Stuart, and I’ve just joined dxw as a developer. I initially trained as a journalist, studying for a degree in Communications and doing a pre-entry certificate in Newspaper Journalism post-university (I have an 80wpm shorthand qualification, but don’t ask me to do that now!) After gaining my qualification, and finding the cut […]

Growing with the company and taking on a new role as Service Designer

The theme for last year’s company retreat  was “how can we  grow personally and professionally as the company grows?” We came away from those two days brimming with ideas and in the six months that have passed, lots of new things have been put in place. I was definitely able to learn and develop as […]

UK GovCamp 2019

I’ve been reflecting on what I learned at UK GovCamp a couple of weeks ago. As many others have already said, the twelfth annual UK GovCamp was a real success. dxw digital has been sponsoring and attending GovCamp since the beginning, and this was my first one. As someone still pretty new to digital, I […]

Discovery isn’t just for digital

Last week, I attended my first networking event in the North. Run by Design Network North, it was called Rise & Design: Innovations in Health. The topics being covered were focused on physical products entering the NHS, but I thought it would be interesting to hear what people were talking about and learn a bit […]

TechUK Central Government Council: vote for Harry!

TechUK is asking its members to vote for candidates to form its Central Government Council. The CGC represents the tech sector’s views on big issues to central government.  It sets the strategic direction of TechUK’s central government programme and ensures it reflects what’s important to members. Our founder, Harry Metcalfe has been on the council […]