For the independent review of children’s social care, we were asked to scratch beneath the surface, by looking at wider family contexts, to understand the impact of the system on the families who navigate it.
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Design thinking continues to permeate our work, but over the last year, we have been scanning the horizon to identify the next wave of innovative methods that could improve the way policy is made, tested and delivered in order to de-risk interventions and make processes more effective.
Today we launch a new Collective Intelligence Lab (CILab), a collaboration with the Policy Profession which has the potential to transform how policy is made. The CILab will be hosted by Policy Lab and sit alongside our other innovative approaches …
We’d like to begin the year by sharing some good news about our work with the DCMS Youth Policy Team and young people.
Last week Policy Lab facilitated three workshops (in London, York and Bristol) for the Innovation in Democracy programme. Run by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), this …
International football makes way for the first International Design in Government Conference this Tuesday and Wednesday in London. #ItsComingHome
Take a moment to think about the different ways you have learned knowledge and skills in your life. You’ve spent time looking at a black – or white – board in the classroom at school. Maybe you’ve done an apprenticeship …
I'm leaving both Lab and the Civil Service this week to join Deloitte Digital. But I know that I’m leaving a team and movement that is the future of the Civil Service. From its culture, to it's people and its ways of working; this is how the civil service will look in 10 or 20 years. And this is why.
The design journey of the Open Policy Making toolkit. Bringing digital and policy together.
After three years of leading the simply brilliant OPM team in the Cabinet Office, we are disbanding at the end of the year.