One man and a baby – taking an agile approach to fatherhood

Joining the estimated 2% of UK fathers that take advantage of shared parental leave was a fantastic experience that I feel has really enriched both…


Everyone can get started with AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere at the moment, from the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the UK’s announcement of nearly £1 billion for AI…


Reflections on a digital leader's keynote

Kevin Cunnington in his keynote set the tone for today’s Digital Leaders Conference. He’s rightly proud of GDS’s achievements.  The UK is the No1…


Build lasting change with your users, to ensure you both cross the finish line at the same time

Transformation. Change. Innovation. - The world is an exciting place at the moment. Overlooking any anxieties around complex political situations at…


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…


More positive publicity for the Race Disparity Unit, Ethnicity Facts and Figures Website

I am delighted with the publicity the Race Disparity Unit – finalists in the Digital Leaders team of the year – has recently received. The Women and…


Mentoring, coaching and upskilling

Two of the things I find most enjoyable about my role as a delivery manager, are mentoring clients so that they become self-sufficient once the…


The Wonderful AWS World

On 9th and 10th May, Excel arena, East London hosted the AWS Global summit. I joined 12,000 enthusiastic people queuing around the building, all…


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 get better at communicating user research findings

Communicating intangible and non-actionable user research findings User research is becoming a fundamental element of successful digital…