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…


Tree Art Work

Sense and sustainability – how to ‘green’ our digital work

Acknowledging feelings Frequently nowadays I am overcome with worry for my children. This is a natural state of mind for most parents, however, for…


Police Uniform

Disruptive technology and it's impact on redesign within policing in the UK

There are 43 police forces in the UK doing a fantastic job but under huge pressure on the frontline. When we look at the back end, they have…


Happy lady

Returning to Work - How organisations should not lose great talent through lack of support and flexibility

  I’ve been wondering how to write this as I’ve never experienced returning to work after a break. So my thought is this – you can write it.…


Wanted: Someone brave enough to fill the biggest job in government tech

After being left vacant for two years, one of the biggest jobs in government tech could soon be filled. But candidates face a long list of…