October is Black History Month in the UK. While recognising and celebrating the past, we’re also looking forward. Co-mentoring is part of a broader support and intervention package designed to promote equity, equality, and encourage mutually beneficial mentoring relationships.
Anne-Marie Goulden, Digital Service Practice Manager at BPDTS, discusses why BPDTS is on the move towards a more agile performance management approach to drive continuous improvement. The post is part 2 of a 2-part series.
Getting to 'done' is a journey defined by how well a team works together and iterates. From process flows to collaboration, agile teams work towards a shared goal – 'done'. Learn why Chris Johnson, Senior Agile Delivery Manager at BPDTS, thinks 'done' is the most important, yet least understood word in Agile practice.
Anne-Marie Goulden, Digital Service Practice Manager at BPDTS, discusses how BPDTS is taking a bottom-up approach to change management. Learn more about how continual conversations help cultivate a culture of ownership, recurrent feedback, and development. The post is part 1 of a 2-part series.
Content designers and user researchers are always on the lookout for potential usability pitfalls. User research unlocks insight that can steer a design team to success. In our interview, we learn why Paul Welsh, BPDTS User Researcher, puts user research at the heart of design.
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.
The CASA Web Framework is now 4 years old. To celebrate its remarkable success, Ben Collier talks to BPDTS Lead Engineer James Gauld about the past, present, and exciting future of the system.
The collision of our personal and professional lives is likely a trend that's here to stay for some time. In our post, we share some of the ways BPDTS colleagues are managing the new normal's meeting madness.
For working parents to continue to look after their families wellbeing, and stay as productive at work as they can do, they may need help and support from their broader company. BPDTS’s Smarter Working approach is designed to empower people to decide when and how best to work to meet personal and professional goals.
As a core part of BPDTS's organisational culture, we’re creating an environment where learning is key to everything we do – where time spent working equals time spent learning. The BPDTS Product Talks provide an opportunity for people to learn as part of their continued personal development. In the latest Product Talk, we heard Lou Downe, former Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK Government (GDS), speak about service literacy. Keep reading to learn why good services are verbs, not nouns.
An unusual spin on a job share allows Nigel Sutton and Colin Hutchinson to extend their professional lives while ensuring critical corporate knowledge and skills are retained. Learn what factors help make their job share successful.