We recently carried out research among our colleagues to understand how they felt about their day-to-day working experiences. Here's how we did it.
User researchers we have a responsibility to consider the safety of participants and of themselves. This blog post looks at some ways in which researchers can do this.
We’ve worked with colleagues across government to create a set civil servant profiles. In this post we explain how we created the profiles and how they can help you provide better services within your organisation.
Being resilient isn’t about toughing it out, or suppressing or ignoring your emotions. It’s about taking care of ourselves.
I expect you’ve already heard of High Speed Two (HS2). It will be the UK’s second high speed rail line, running North from London, initially to Birmingham. And the first main line railway to be built in the UK since …
Government services should be usable by as many people as possible, including those who are disabled. It’s our sixth design principle.
At the end I last year I told you about the discovery I've been doing with user researchers at GDS, and with the teams they work in. During my discovery, I repeatedly encountered examples where user research uncovered significant problems …
Once a month at GDS we hold a 'Real User Story Slam'. At the story slam, people from across GDS gather to hear stories about what we’ve learned in user research.
I’m part of the user research team working on Defra’s Rural Payments exemplar, and I’m constantly grappling with where to carry out research with farmers and their agents.