Why is it important to be a digital Leader?

ND18 – Transform – will be the 18th National Digital Conference, and happens on 21 June: the centrepiece of 5 days of discussion and debate across…


Digital transformation – What is it? How you play a part

Digital transformation seems like lots of things to lots of people.Central & local government organisations use the term to describe anything…


Councils back launch of open source library for digital services

Today marks the launch of a community driven repository of shared material where local authorities and partners can collaborate by uploading and…


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…


Web Summit 2017 Sign

Web Summit - Applying Artificial Intelligence

According to the Guardian, Web Summit is “Glastonbury for geeks”. This year Web Summit - an annual technology conference in Lisbon, Portugal -…


Framework Win: We're on Technology Services 2

Methods are delighted to have been awarded a place on all Lots of the new Technology Services 2 (TS2) framework (RM3804). This is an important…


Mark Thompson chairing at the National Digital Conference.

National Digital Conference 2017 Roundup

The annual National Digital Conference marks itself out as being one of the highlight gatherings of the public technology year. Featuring speakers…


Digital government: why platform-based businesses are the answer

Strategy Director Mark Thompson was recently invited to act as the keynote speaker of Citizen2020's London workshop on the topic of digital…


The impact and the role of platform models in UK government

The concept of “Government as a Platform” (GaaP) is coined frequently, but interpreted inconsistently. GaaP is often seen as being about technology…