Policy Lab

Policy Lab is bringing new policy techniques to the departments across the civil service, helping design services around people’s experience, using data analytics and new digital tools.

Testing policy sprints

Yesterday we asked about how to use agile for policy making. Last week, Policy Lab experimented with doing it.   It kind of makes sense that we should kick-start a piece of work about healthy outcomes with a sprint. But …

Open policy making in action: Empowering divorcing couples and separating families to create sustainable solutions

A sandwich board is set up on the floor with a paper sign on it saying 'hello' and pointing people into the workshop room.

Set up in April 2014, Policy Lab brings new tools and techniques, new insights and practical experimentation to policy-making. This second demonstrator project has over the past two months resulted in learning about how policy professionals can work in a …