AT GDS we run design training for people across government. Here's how we've been using the principle of active learning to make this design training better.
We've built an International Design in Government Community with more than 400 members from 37 countries. Now we're planning a conference to bring the community together and showcase the work of its members.
We talk to 3 members of the HMRC Digital team about how design works in the department, what brought them to government and the rewards of designing for user needs.
A the start of the year we set up an international design in government community. The community now has more than 250 members from 37 countries. Here's what we've been talking about and how you can take part.
For this year's London Design Festival we brought together speakers including Dan Hill, Sarah Gold and Sarah Drummond for an event at the Design Museum. Here's what we talked about.
We talk to 3 members of the Parliamentary Digital Service about what led them to their roles, the unique challenges they face, and why collaboration is a fundamental part of their work.
Design crits are a way to get constructive feedback on works in progress. In this blog post we look at how crits can help designers and teams and offer some advice on running them.
Our new Design in Government series profiles design teams across departments. For this post we talk to designers at the Environment Agency about how they work and what they do.
GDS is running a series of events for the London Design Festival in September, including a Cross-Government Design Meetup at the Design Museum, which will be open to the public and free to attend.
We're planning a career day for people interested in working in design in the public sector. Read on to find out what we're planning and how to sign up.