Weeknotes

Occasionally: a week note that doesn’t happen every week

Lots going on this week, here’s a few highlights. At the start of the week we were in New York working on a project with IDEO. We met with some users and did some research on digital retail spaces. Andrew has been in Nova Scotia working with Natasha and her team to develop Nova Scotia's digital strategy. Back in London, Simon started as our Operations Director and James has been helping a client in Peru recruit some technologists. Separately from Peru...
Weeknotes

A small week note at the end of a big week

Yesterday we moved into our first proper office. As I write this it's a gloriously sunny day and the huge windows are making the most of that. Not everyone in this picture works for Public Digital. (We will talk more about our model in a future blog post.) It was good to have Denise and Kevin as visitors, you may recognise them from previous adventures. We sent out our first newsletter to just over 200 people. Sign up here if you missed...
Work

Digital service delivery in the Peruvian government

Sometimes the problem isn’t building a great team, because you already have one. Sometimes it’s not showing you can deliver good things, because you’ve already done that. Sometimes, the biggest problem is deciding where and how to focus your efforts next. That’s what happened when we went to help a government team in Peru. Step 1: a better website We were involved with the team early on, starting in February 2017. We helped with hiring, including the team leader Daniella Raffo Porcari. The...