Tag: Digital

  • June 24’

    June 24’

    Tackling people and resource challenges through different lens. Breaking down Retro outputs. More about governance.

  • May 24′ – Just enough planning

    May 24′ – Just enough planning

    Using Mural for planning and collaboration. How I pull together a delivery plan and prioritise tasks. How this can help with strategic planning. Also delivered a del. community session on service assessments.

  • Digital front door: Alternatives to a business case

    Digital front door: Alternatives to a business case

    How to respond to new project requests quickly using lightweight documentation and analysis techniques

  • March 24′ – Onboarding, Consulting & Delivery Training

    March 24′ – Onboarding, Consulting & Delivery Training

    Talk about my onboarding experience at Softwire and what advice I’ve received about transitioning to consulting. Also discuss a multi-pronged approach to delivery training, promoting continuous learning and development.

  • Leaving Homes England

    Leaving Homes England

    After 4 fantastic years, I’ll be leaving Homes England in a few weeks.

  • January ’22 – Important lessons learnt

    January ’22 – Important lessons learnt

    Sharing some outputs from a retrospective session this week [When I say this week, I wrote this in January but forgot to press publish until August 🤯]: We experienced difficulty adopting OKRs as the mechanism of identifying, tracking and measuring success. The ‘why’ was unclear. KRs included external dependencies that the team did not have…

  • December ’21 — Can we deliver leaner Programmes in Gov?

    December ’21 — Can we deliver leaner Programmes in Gov?

    I went for a walk along the Embankment on Friday to clear my head from a long, and at times, frustrating week. The cold fresh air does absolute wonders for the mind, and made even better with some hot churros. So what’s been frustrating me recently? Well as a delivery person (and it doesn’t matter…

  • Weeknote: 18 June 21 – T Shaped People

    Weeknote: 18 June 21 – T Shaped People

    It’s been one of those weeks where the weekend can’t come soon enough. I’ve been feeling quite frustrated, demotivated and somewhat absent-minded. I’ve been unable to focus in meetings and it’s taken me ages to complete tasks. I’ve been increasingly doubting myself in situations where previously I’d be confident and assured. It could be due…

  • Weeknote: 11 June 21

    Weeknote: 11 June 21

    Things picked up momentum this week following a relatively quiet one the last week. My areas of focus this week were succession planning, team check-ins and more x-gov conversations with colleagues from DfE and Defra.   Highlights One important update I forgot to mention last week was that I got my first COVID vaccination! Massive…

  • Weeknote: 4 June 21

    Weeknote: 4 June 21

    With school holidays this week, the ‘office’ has been a lot quieter, meaning less time in meetings and more time to tick things off the to-do list like writing this week note! Highlight With the Bank Holiday weekend, I was finally able to invite friends over after what feels like an eternity. Best of all, we got…