What we learned by running #OTGSP

One Team Gov commit to working in the open, sharing our findings when running events so that others can learn from us. Here you will find stats, feedback from attendees, and lessons learned from running the event.A wonderful sketchnote produced by Angela Buron and featuring all of our speakers on the day.I always feel especially privileged when [...]

#OTGSP — your questions

On 10 September One Team Gov held an event for World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD2020. We brought together 14 people working in Suicide Prevention to offer a range of perspectives. Here are some of the questions that you asked on the day, answered by our contributors and organising team.Banners showing a number of our principles: [...]

Weeknotes S10 Ep12

Gif: a red pennant that reads ‘Nebraska’Hi there, it’s Friday and I’m writing my weeknotes! I’ve been getting late with this and for the past couple of weeks it’s taken me until Monday to get them done, which I haven’t enjoyed because I like to write as a way to mentally process the week.Anyway, here [...]

Special leave in lockdown, Pt.2

Keeping some notes even though I’m not workingI started writing some notes about some of the things currently going on in my life during Covid-19, you’ll find Pt.1 here:Through weeknotes writing as a practice I’ve come to realise how writing helps me work through and process things that are happening.When I published Pt.1 I ended it [...]

Weeknotes S8 Ep4

Procrasti-notingDaria saying “I’ve been busy procrastinating all day”Morning, well, it’s nearly afternoon now.I’ve been a bit slow this morning. It’s been a varied week again, my nanny has been on holiday so I had to work from home on Monday and Tuesday to pick up the little one, and picking up work again later in the [...]

Mind… Your Own Business at Wellbeing Camp 2019

The MYOB team at #OTGWellbeingCampMotiya Rahman works at the Education and Skills Funding Agency and recently attended #OTGWellbeingCamp with a small group of volunteers to run a stand for their project, here she tells us all about their experience.My team was invited to the event to hold a stall for our project Mind….Your Own Business, [...]

Weeknotes S6 Ep06

Building the grid at our Local Digital RoadshowRoadshow[1]On the road…This week the Local Digital Collaboration Unit had 100 attendees at The Bartlett School of Architecture, Here East, Stratford to talk about the Local Digital Declaration and hear some case studies, and have an unconference… so not much really.That was Wednesday and it was a busy day; even [...]

Not weeknotes

But a list of links to things I’ve read and found interesting this week.I’ve only ever put these kinds of links at the bottom of my weeknotes and I’m never entirely sure how useful they are to anyone. But if racial and gender biases, feminism, mental health, agile working, user research, content design, AI and “stuff [...]