Weeknotes S6 Ep02

Hey Duggie painting and decorating. Before I begin Hey. Hi. How are you? I tried to start writing this yesterday (Thursday) but at every point my brain just said no, no no. Stop. We had a lot of people in the house doing our garden and some decorating. I was distracted and I couldn’t stop and…

Weeknotes S01 Ep10

Weeknotes FTW A quieter week because of leave, I don’t think that there were more than five people in the room together at once. It felt better than last week because some of my stakeholders were also off so I had a bit more space to think, but I’ll be honest, I don’t like it…

My accelerator journey…

How taking a chance on an accelerator scheme helped me find meaning and motivation in my work. I joined my department in April 2015 at end of a significant technology transformation project, the first of it’s kind in the Civil Service. It’s fair to say that when I started, my team we were all on a…

Weeknotes S01 Ep03

Bringing my full self to weeknotes. I’ve had a tough week for a number of different reasons, which has meant that writing this week’s episode has been really difficult. Its taken me several days to write this (hence Sunday not Friday publishing) and, as I wrote some parts before Thursday, it might be a little…

Digital Academy: Working level for Product Owners course

Here’s my digest of three days at the digital academy… I’m on the train home from a tiring but fulfilling three-day stint in Leeds at the Digital Academy. I was taking the Working Level for Product Owners course. Before I fall asleep, here are my immediate reflections on the course: The course was well facilitated, lead…