Topic: Research

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Helping Croydon Council build a digital strategy in a digital way

There’s a good bit in this summary of how to develop a strategy by Anna Shipman quoting Russell Davies (actually, the whole thing is great): “Russell never goes into a quiet room and works out a strategy on his own. When working on strategy, he talks to people and they create it together.” In many […]

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Helpful’s first firebreak: what we learned

During June 2018, we had our first Gov.uk inspired ‘firebreak’, where we paused non-essential project work for 2-3 weeks so the build team could focus on their own individual projects; including researching new ideas & technologies, organising neglected repositories, remodelling dated templates and writing helpful guides and documentation. Urgent requests from clients were prioritised over […]