Many departments across government are exploring questions of how they capture, organise, and share their research learning, with some departments recruiting digital librarians to build repositories. Here, Salma Patel shares a smaller scale solution she developed to meet the immediate needs in Ofsted.
Salma Patel - Head of User Research, Ofsted
Ofsted recently used a prototyping tool in an innovative way to learn how to simplify a complex form. Salma Patel, a senior user researcher at Ofsted, explains how they did it.
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