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Sunday 12 June
Agile in the public sector
Overview of how UK government does user-centred design with Agile. Roo Reynolds did a talk: this is a blog post with the slides (complete with alt-text) and speaker notes. A very nice overview.
Monday 06 June
What user researchers need to know about informed consent
David Travis of Userfocus describes the difference between the consent process (essential) and a consent form (optional)
Friday 29 April
Getting the right supplier: out with specification documents, in with user needs
Kate Twosey describes how she's using user needs to drive procurement of infrastructure for a user research panel
Kate Towsey! (sorry kate)
Tuesday 09 February
2011 Skills for Life Survey
Very long, very detailed report on an investigation into basic literacy, numeracy and ICT skills of the UK working-age population. Compares 2011 with 2003. 400 pages packed with facts.
Friday 08 January
Saving the tigers of Whitehall
Andrew Greenway muses on the role of the Senior Civil Service in transformation. Well worth reading to get a perspective on senior statkeholders and how they make decisions
User Research Links
links that the user researchers working in the UK Govt think are worth a look.