As a woman working in digital technology and a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* (LGBT*) community, I’m a minority within a minority.
Hi, I'm Michala Hare, product owner for the Apply for a Budgeting Loan service. We launched the private beta of the service on 1 February 2016. Discovery and alpha had taught us to keep the transaction simple, quick and accessible …
Hi, I’m Hayley Goldthorpe, Lead Business Analyst (BA) at DWP. In the 12 months I’ve been at DWP, the team has done a lot of work to bring the community of BAs together, and this culminated in a series of …
Microservices architectures are transforming the way we build our software applications in DWP. It’s something we’ve been successfully using on Universal Credit, which I’m proud to say is one of the largest users of microservices in Europe. The concept – …
Hi, I’m Joy Bramfitt-Wanless, Service Manager for the Check your State Pension service. It’s an online service that helps people plan for and think about their retirement by giving them a personalised view of the amount of state pension they can …
In DWP we’re passionate about inspiring the next generation about technology skills and careers. So earlier this month we worked with pupils from Sacred Heart Primary school, Islington and Clwyd Primary school, Swansea to show how coding is child’s play.
People who know me will agree that I was made for the role as DWP’s Diversity and Inclusion Gender Lead as I am really passionate about gender equality. Supporting Mayank Prakash, Chief Digital and Information Officer and DWP’s Gender Champion, …
The transformation of DWP services has given us the opportunity to think about our community of software engineers.
I’m Jon, Deputy Head of Business Analysis and Principal Business Analyst (BA) at DWP. When I started this role it was clear the term ‘business analyst’ within DWP was used when people didn’t fit neatly into another job role and …
As Head of Business Analysis (BA) at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) I’ve always been interested in working with others performing the same role, both in and out of government. All of us have new things to learn …
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