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Roundup: stand ups, hexagons, markdown, trash
April 20, 2018
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Discovery beyond a website: a new online presence for the UK NSC
April 20, 2018
Problem: a fragmented user journey Screening is the process of identifying healthy people who may have an increased chance of a disease or condition. This involves offering information, conducting tests and recommending treatment in order to red...
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Welcome to Design Club
April 17, 2018
For me, being part of a club during my school days was of great importance. Having barely taken a bite of a sandwich during my lunch hour I’d rush off to various clubs, be it choir, hockey, rounders or.. ahem.. Geography Club. As you’ve probably g...
Roundup: meal kits, GDS on services, Gmail addresses, user off-boar...
April 13, 2018
Roundup: PWA on iOS, recurring Stripe payments, measuring time, and...
April 6, 2018
Roundup: Addresses for the homeless, Facebook, Amazon, Profitable S...
March 30, 2018
Roundup: Longitudinal research, hi-tech and lo-tech Sci-Fi, and mac...
March 23, 2018
Roundup: A history of WaSP, EU regulations for open source code, cl...
March 16, 2018
Roundup: Alexa uneasiness, defining 'blockchain', good seniority
March 9, 2018
Roundup: GDPR, Yubikeys, lotteries, trusting third parties, soap
March 2, 2018
Roundup: Sharing data, usernames, interpreting results of experimen...
February 23, 2018
Roundup: Making SVGs, monolith advice, JS canvas magic, user interv...
February 16, 2018
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User interviewing in sensitive situations
February 15, 2018
Interviewing is one of most effective methods of drawing insights from users. By engaging in these valuable sessions, we’re able to begin uncovering what our users are thinking, what they’re feeling, their pain points, their current experiences, v...
Roundup: User research, GIFs, Malvertising, Kubernetes rate of chan...
February 9, 2018
Roundup: Fast JSON serialization, visualizing bird flights, terrafo...
January 29, 2018
Roundup: Automating front-end development, a Ruby REPL, and kimchi-...
January 26, 2018
Roundup: problems with CPUs, maps, and longevity; also best stuff o...
January 19, 2018
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Designing for outcomes: digital innovation in healthcare
January 17, 2018
Outcomes-based commissioning has been around for a few years now and with the NHS under ever greater pressure for cost efficiency, many of the commissioners see it as the best or even only way they could meet the financial, quality and transforma...
Roundup: Levels of delegation, a guide to command line search tools...
January 12, 2018
Roundup: Zero day MacOS vulnerability and robots that behave like b...
January 5, 2018
Roundup: SSH + VPN, iPhone performance, event sourcing, maps, and s...
December 22, 2017
Roundup: Rebuilding Slack, Chrome and .dev, Flexbox and CSS grids, ...
December 15, 2017
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4 types of prototyping to use when creating new digital products an...
December 13, 2017
Prototyping is a core activity when designing a new digital product or service. It’s also a key part of the GDS Service Standard Alpha phase for creating new digital services within central government. Starting with a problem to solve or a new id...
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Local Government Digital Service Standard - TeaCamp #6: Assisted Di...
December 8, 2017
As a network for digital practitioners in local government, LocalGov Digital is on a mission to raise standards in web provision and the use of digital by councils across the country. The London Peer Group is aiming to focus on raising awareness ...
Roundup: Git file systems, ABBA puns, PostgreSQL exercises, Netflix...
December 8, 2017
Roundup: Ikea game, the root bug deconstruction, AWS news, and codi...
December 1, 2017
Roundup: Go concurrency, dumpster diving, Destiny 2 netcode, and fa...
November 24, 2017
Roundup: team structure, data visualisation, manipulation, time bet...
November 17, 2017
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What’s on our bookshelf?
November 13, 2017
The Unboxed bookshelf is an ever-growing area of interest and conversation. Each month, there are more and more new additions to this corner of our office. Especially since the introduction of the (aptly-titled) #unbooksed Slack channel, where we ...
Roundup: email markup, handling documentation, global warming, spot...
November 10, 2017
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