What we’ve learnt so far during Digital Voices – DWP Digital

DWP Digital’s Digital Voices programme is helping women in the organisation build their confidence, learn digital skills and grow their networks. In this blog post, three of the Digital Voices explain why they’re taking part and what they’re getting out of it so far. Emma Murray, engagement manager, Blackpool Emma Murray presenting at the Digital…

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The return on investment of design-led change – FutureGov

The ROI of design-led change Why senior leaders and commissioners should care There’s a saying that change is the only constant. But a constant challenge we face is making change transformational for organisations. This is true across local authorities, central government and health & care providers. Too often, we see organisations focus solely on their technology…

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Innovation in Democracy Programme – The Democratic Society

We’re delighted to tell you about Demsoc’s involvement in the UK Government’s Innovation in Democracy Programme. We will be working with three areas in the planning, design and delivery of Area Democracy Forums – the programme’s name for mini-public deliberative democracy events similar to citizens’ assemblies. The Innovation in Democracy Programme was announced last year…

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Weeknote: 10 to 14 June 2019 – Matt Edgar writes here

Monday was our 14th wedding anniversary, so Caroline and I went for afternoon tea at a country house hotel. The variety and quantity of cake defeated me 1. What do I need to take care of? Late on Friday, I finally got access to some data I need so I can work on our organisation…

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The power of institutional memory – dxw digital

A lack of institutional memory can hamper attempts to build new services, products or organisations. Too often, valuable insight and research is lost over time and the danger is that teams are destined to repeat the same costly mistakes over and over again. Time is wasted replicating or duplicating what went before instead of trying…

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PHE UK National Screening Committee Alpha Re-assessment – Stephen Hale

From: NHSX Assessment date: 6 June 2019 Stage: Alpha Result: Met Service provider: Public Health England Service Description The UK National Screening Committee advises ministers and the NHS in the 4 UK countries about all aspects of health screening and supports implementation of screening programmes. The Committee has a list of 109 policy recommendations which…

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