Smarter working practices help people perform at their best, be more productive, and generally, be happier. To mark National Work Life Week, David Hutchinson, Test Engineer at BPDTS, shares his experience self-isolating during the lockdown. In his story, David shares his experience living in isolation and the challenges he faced; his account showcases how flexible working policies helped him cope.
Tristan Thorpe, Lead IT Service Manager at BPDTS elected as a new itSMF UK board member. Tristan’s experience in both private and commercial settings will allow him to fully represent the interest of organisations in itSMF UK’s Corporate and Enterprise membership bracket.
My product management journey began before joining BPDTS; I'd like to share how I transitioned my career from an accountant and business analyst to where I am today in product management. Starting a new position is always a hurdle; in my new role as a Senior Product Manager, the uncertainty around the pandemic meant I was stepping into an unknown, and it couldn't have been more exciting or satisfying.
John Kiely, a BPDTS End User Computing Associate, based in Worcester, shares a snapshot of his experience supporting home-based colleagues throughout lockdown. Find out why John loves working in an ever-changing environment. Overcoming challenges, problem-solving, engaging with employees across the UK, is all part of the job.
Many people think of line managers as someone who looks after the administrative side of people management. What I love about the role at BPDTS is it's so much more than that. As a line manager, I'm gaining the experience of managing a good size team and helping people take control of their career.
Adam Nibloe joined BPDTS as an Associate Engineer in the Unified Communications team. Discover how in less than a year, he's evolved into an exceptional Infrastructure Engineer, adding quality work outputs and value to the organisation. Learn more about Adam's journey.
Mike Farrington, Head of Hybrid Cloud Services Operations at BPDTS, discusses why trust and flexibility are at the heart of the engineering team's success. Learn more about Mike's first 6-months delivering cloud at scale amid a pandemic.
Andy Jones, a Lead Infrastructure Engineer at BPDTS, supports different teams at the Department for Work and Pensions, helping navigate the cloud and virtualisation journey. Learn why Andy finds working in the public sector and cloud an exciting place for professional development.
Sean Dinning started his technology career as an apprentice, working his way up to an Infrastructure Engineer role. Learn more about Sean's journey and why he thinks BPDTS and the public sector are a great place to work.
Great tools and a brilliant team make career transitions smoother. Learn how job shadowing led Alicia Cahill to the perfect engineering role in government.