Portrait of Jacinta Mellenger

Jacinta Mellenger – Service designer, DWP Digital

What it’s like to run a gov design jam

A small of group of people working together during the Gov Jam, in focus: two young women of different ethnicities, one holding a LEGO figure, coloured sticky notes are behind them on the wall

End of October, public servants from multiple government organisations co-organised Gov Jams in Blackpool, Leeds and London. The hackathon-like events were part of a global event series that took place in 26 cities internationally. In this blog post, 3 organisers share how it worked, what it was like, and how to get involved.