Practical advice, expert industry analysis and the latest news from the world of design and development.
Inclusive design in the public sector: digital transformation for everyone
Digital Transformation is here to stay, but its popularity isn’t evenly spread across different sectors. This whitepaper looks at some of the drivers behind transformation in the public sector and how to ensure the success of a project which needs to be designed for a wide user base.
- Why transform
- Drivers of transformation in the public sector
- The difference between inclusion, usability and accessibility
- How to design software for a wide user base
Explaining user-centred design in your organisation
Whether it’s a large-scale development from scratch or a small tweak to an existing system, good user-centred design principles often feel like they should be a no-brainer for all organisations. So, it can be a surprise to meet resistance from within your colleagues when this approach is put forward.
This report looks at how you should be talking about user-centred design to get everyone on board.
- What user-centred design is
- How to understand different internal needs
- Advice for selling in the user-centred design approach
The making of Silicon Gorge
With a workforce of almost 25,000 people, Bristol has become a huge player in the tech scene. But how has it achieved its success and what opportunities are there for the future?
- The current state of the sector
- What gives Bristol its competitive advantage
- What the future holds
How to structure your team for happiness and productivity
People are key for business success. But hiring a skilled team isn't enough, you need to create the structure and environment that allows them to do what they do best.
- What it means to be productive
- How people are motivated
- Practical advice on how to improve the structure of your team.
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Jake McKenna, Technical Consultant
Jake started at Ghyston in 2014 as a developer and has had a variety of roles including support engineer, technical sales consultant, and now project manager. He loves working closely with customers to understand their businesses and figure out how we can use technology to help them achieve their goals.
“It’s always great when we’re able to talk to a customer, understand their problem, and then make a quick change to our code that saves them hours of work each day. Being able to use technology to solve real problems for people is what I love about my job.”See a project Jake has worked on >