Weeknote 9, for 19–23 July 2021

Things I’m happy about

Accessibility community kick-off

Slimer from Ghostbusters sneaking the wine from the table. And now I want Ecto Cooler.

Fresh thinking from our seniors

Things that I learned

Design as a euphemism

Sometimes there are no quick wins

Where the vending machines are at DfE

Things I read that I liked

Things I’m doing next week

  • Sharing our emerging thinking about assurance with other Heads of Profession (hint: it’s not about a list of standards…)
  • Content strategy workshop part 2! In which we get back together after a month of refining strategies and running surgeries
  • Podcast thinking with the amazing Nettie Williams — about one about how communities of practice make organisations better

Research sessions observed: 0 (must do better!)
New colleagues met: 1
Show and tells joined: 2

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User-centred design and service delivery leadership.Head of UCD. @hmctsgovuk, formerly @dfe_digitaltech @explorewellcome @explorify @tradegovuk.

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User-centred design and service delivery leadership.Head of UCD. @hmctsgovuk, formerly @dfe_digitaltech @explorewellcome @explorify @tradegovuk.

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