Ben Lyons-Grose

How to teach service design using wands, wizards, owls, and Hogwarts – Part 2

This is the final instalment in a two-part series about the service design technique: blueprinting, and how the Methods team applied it to the world…


How to teach service design using wands, wizards, owls, and Hogwarts - Part 1

What on earth does Harry Potter have to do with service design? Well, as it turns out, quite a lot… At Methods, we run monthly workshops on a Friday…


What does 'digital' mean?

Originally, the word digital was used to describe types of signals that could be interpreted as either 1 or 0. Like holding up fingers or digits - as…


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Future Decoded 2015

We joined up with our partner Microsoft to engage with an inspired audience at Future Decoded 2015. Mike Beaven and Sean Tubbs from our strategy team…


Breaking down cultural barriers to deliver digital transformation

Mike Beaven, director of digital at Methods Digital, who was until recently the transformation director for the Government Digital Service, talks to…


Digital transformation

Computer Weekly interviewed our Digital Director Michael Beaven, during GOV ICT 2.0 last week. Here is an excerpt of the post, you can read the…


Gov ICT 2.0

Tomorrow we are exhibiting at the Gov ICT 2.0 event at the QEii Centre, Westminster. Mark Thompson provided us with a little insight into what we…


Local Government as a Platform

  Local Government-as-a-Platform from Methods Digital Like many other Local Authorities, Adur & Worthing (A&W) Councils, were…


Adoption of Cloud for Public & Private Organisations in the UK

“Cloud’s elastic model means IT capability can be flexed to mirror changing business demand, while turning capital spending on IT into an operating…


The Government Digital Service Chooses Box to Enable Content Sharing and Collaboration

As prominent Digital Government transformation partners and Box implementors, Methods Digital is delighted to hear the following announcement from…