When I started talking to Gavin, who ran both DIBI and Industry Conf, he said that “running a conference will be one of the most challenging things you ever do”, he wasn’t wrong. It seemed a natural progression from running a regular meet-up but I ma...Read more about Reflections on running a first conference
If you missed it I did some thoughts from Meetup #1. for this meet-up the focus was navigation. The day was split into two parts — in the morning Craig did a deep dive into the agent service for Bereavement payment service. He talked about how they h...Read more about Thoughts from DWP Digital design Patterns meet-up 2
If you’ve ever worked on an agile team you’ve talked at length about story sizing. If you’ve never been involved it is the process of development teams giving a size to user stories, this can help (or hinder) various other parts of the team. The good...Read more about Story Sizing — the good the bad and the types
When we talk about design systems, a lot of time is spent talking about what a thing is, creating a shared understanding to what things are is just as important as what the names themselves. These things are thought about as getting progressively big...Read more about What is a component in a design system?
One of the parts of my job I enjoy most is getting to spend time with the wider team and sharing what we are doing. Thursday, Craig and Simon hosted a patterns meet-up in Leeds. This work has stopped and started a few times now for various reasons, s...Read more about Thoughts from DWP Digital design Patterns meetup 1