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Covid-19: 100 Days Later

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Kat Sexton Digital Services Architect COVID-19: 100 days later I heard recently that local government achieved more in digital transformation in the last 3 months than they have in the last 2 years. I can certainly...

Covid-19: we designed and built something in 7 days!

Adele Gilpin Digital Business Analyst Covid-19: we designed and built something in 7 days! So, why does it normally take months? This was a question I was asking myself. I've been involved in a myriad of projects throughout design and development and they take...

Services Week 2020!

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Kat Sexton Digital Services Architect Services Week 2020! It’s Services Week next week and LGSS Digital is helping to bring it to Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire! Services Week is a series of cross-government...

Accessibility – making things easy – part 1

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Panos Panayiotopoulos User Researcher Accessibility - making things easy - part 1 Why should we care? This is the first part of a series on accessibility. Back in September 2018, new regulations came into force...

Mental Health Hack: Co-production at work

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Kat Sexton Digital Services Architect Mental Health Hack: Co-production at work Mental health is important to people, and a lot of people struggle with their mental health at some point in their lives.  That is why...

The Social Care Digital Innovation Programme

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Adele Gilpin Digital Business Analyst The Social Care Digital Innovation Programme The Local Government Association, in collaboration with NHS Digital, funded a 6 month discovery phase to help...

November 2019

Digital, strategy and architecture  Working together to make things right Leadership meeting, November 2019 Every 4-6 weeks, a bunch of us meet up to talk about what's going well, what our blockers are, and how we could improve things in digital, strategy and...

October 2019

Digital, strategy and architecture  Working together to make things right Leadership meeting, October 2019 Every 4-6 weeks, a bunch of us meet up to talk about what's going well, what our blockers are, and how we could improve things in digital, strategy and...

Best start in life: designing with families

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Kat Sexton Digital Services Architect Best start in life: designing with families  The Best Start in Life programme has been underway for almost a year, and wow, what a year it has been! Following on from previous...

September 2019

Digital, strategy and architecture  Working together to make things right Leadership meeting, September 2019 Every 4-6 weeks, a bunch of us meet up to talk about what's going well, what our blockers are, and how we could improve things in digital, strategy and...

Digital Services Architect

Service Designer / Digital Services Architect This position is now closed. Based: Milton Keynes Hours: Full-time Salary: £44,632 - £49,298 /year Closing date: 10am, Monday 12th August 2019 Phone interviews (stage 1): Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th August 2019 Formal...

Welcome to the SCDIP gallery

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Adele Gilpin Digital Business Analyst Welcome to the virtual gallery! How might digital tools and technology enabled care (TEC) be used to increase the independence of adults with learning disabilities? This is the...

Data migration with Outsystems

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local governmentBen ThompsonLead Developer Data migration with Outsystems Outsystems is a low code platform with drag and drop functionality and scalable architecture. It's great to use when developing applications while upskilling...

Best start in design thinking

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local governmentKat SextonDigital Services Architect   Best start in design thinking In January I wrote a blog post about Cambridgeshire and Peterborough’s Best Start in Life programme. We were just starting out then,...

Digital Research Analyst / User Researcher

Digital Research Analyst / User Researcher Position now closed Based: Cambridge Hours: Full-time Salary: £26,999 - £28,785 /year Closing date: 27th August, midnight Phone interviews: w/c 2nd September Formal interviews: 10th September Use your powers for good and...

Hey user researchers, how are YOU feeling?

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local governmentAdele Gilpin Digital Business Analyst Hey user researchers, how are YOU feeling? User research is hard! There, I said it… Whilst it is one of the most rewarding parts of my role (and I love it), it can sometimes...

Blue Badge – club together, pay it forward

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local governmentCheryl Doran Head of Service Blue Badge - club together, pay it forward It’s the end of a busy few months. At LGSS Digital, we've been working hard to release BadgeAble, our first application developed with all...

This is for everyone

LGSS Digital Blog Service design for local government Lawrence Mburu Designer This is for everyone A couple of weeks ago, I was privileged to attend the New Adventures digital conference in Nottingham. Now that I have recovered from the experience, let me try and...