Caroline McCabe wrote her way around the world, not realising that she was learning the skills that would make her a content designer. Read her story.
About the team
‘Design can’t fully exist until it’s put into practice’, service designer and PhD student at Maria Marinovic, talks about how her research in sustainable design is helping her work at Essex County Council.
Gentle nudging, heavy punning and getting things done: departing delivery manager, Matt Cole, talks about what he's learned being part of an Agile team.
While the temperature has cooled down this week we’ve just been warming up in the office, with the team busy in workshops, user research interviews and all manner of other things in-between.
Georgiana's embarking on a user research journey travelling the country and tackling biases, and she's taking us with her.
With more work and a growing team, we found a user-centred approach to getting the most out of our workspace.
Two of our project managers went undercover in an agile Service Design team. Here's what they found.
Bing Crosby is playing through some laptop speakers, there’s a stack of mince pie boxes on the secure document disposal and if you squint your eyes, there might just be snow in the air. In Chelmsford, it’s beginning to feel …
Hi, I’m Vicki and I’m Head of Service Design at Essex County Council. Over the past few months I’ve been working on what the new service design team will look like. I’m pleased to say we’ve settled on the structure, …
In Stockport and Essex we’ve both been on journeys that brought us to an important conclusion: Flexibility of our content offer and collaboration across Local Government are key to how we redesign our services and engage with citizens.