Mark Thompson

"One of the new pieces of emerging WFH-i-quette I’ve noticed is the business of background!" Mark Thompson reflects on the impact of remote working

"I’ve actually found the transition to home working remarkably smooth.  Sure, we all need to operate a plethora of online platforms: Skype for…


Healthcare

‘Social distancing – let’s keep it personal’ Richard Oakley recommends tools and behaviours to maintain a healthy workforce and healthy projects

We are very fortunate as a company to be able to send all of our colleagues home to work, modern technology means that the Tech Consultancy &…


Remote Working

Building Team Resilience: 6 top tips for remote working

With the long term impact of Covid-19 remaining unclear, organisations are rightly considering the potential impact on both their productivity and…


Public Sector Innovation Conference

Chair's Blog | The Public Sector Innovation Conference - Reflections on the Day

Chair's Blog - reflecting on the huge opportunities, but also unique challenges, for digital innovation in our public services   Introduction…


council 4.0

Methods hosts Council 4.0 - a meet up for 'innovators' and 'disruptors' from 35 local gov organisations

On February 13th Methods launched the Local Government meet-up, Council 4.0, at their new offices in Farringdon. Over 50 ‘innovators’ and…


Facial Recognition

The real user need is no need at all: Using intelligent technology more proactively

Technology is evolving too fast to keep up, but one thing we do know is that it is becoming a great identifier and predictor of things. Newsworthy…


Every Mind Matters UX

Every Mind Matters: Reflections on usability testing for a mental health and wellbeing platform

  Poor mental health is one of the most significant issues in England. Irrespective of age, income or background, we all know of someone who…


The integration of data into our personal decision-making has been so universal, that we no longer see it for what it is. Why are we not using data to help drive our business decisions?

Do you check your balance before making a financial purchase?  I’m not necessarily talking about a coffee or lunch but let’s say before spending on…


Mark Thompson

Real digital modernisation – a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the new UK government

"A new UK government with a decisive majority offers a unique opportunity to finally introduce public services for the digital age – if the…


Council 4.0

Can councils truly transform the way they work, utilising leading edge technologies to become the "council of the future" - Council 4.0?

Methods is excited to host a meet up for Local Gov Digital Innovators and disruptors on Thursday 13th February in partnership with the Public Sector…