Four years after the Government Digital Service was established and 18 months after Policy Lab was set up, design is growing ever more visible in the work of civil servants. Should all policy makers actually be policy designers?
As I’ve bedded into the Open Policy Making Team, I’ve had more and more opportunities to introduce Open Policy Making tools and methods to audiences across Government and Industry. This is a real privilege, there’s nothing like seeing a team’s …
Foresight teamed up with Policy Lab to organise four workshops with government departments to co-create policy ideas to address an ageing population.
By 2040, 30% of the population are going to be over 60. Policy Lab and go-science explored new ways of quickly generating ideas to answer these demographic changes.
As part of Open Government Partnership action plan the Croatian Government is using transparent and open policy making to make better policy, and democracy.
Do you have an ‘I really don’t know’ policy challenge? Policy Lab can help.
Design thinking helps us understand people and put their experiences at the heart of decision making and creativity. How has this movement changed the world?
With more people than ever living in cities across the country and world we look at the articles asking how better, more open and agile policy making can deliver cities that work for everyone in them.
Start your week right with these quick reads. This week we bring together links from the web that ask can Design fix our ailing democracy? What are the guidelines? what is Service Design?
David Excell from Featurespace looks at how big data analysis is helping the gambling industry meet new policies, and the opportunities this has for developing policy that understand users in the future.
Since its birth in the mid-90s, agile methodology has become the star of the software development and project management world. Findcourses.co.uk lists 43 different agile courses available, 3M post-it notes sales are around £1 billion per year and ‘scrums’, ‘burn-downs’ …