Thinking beyond the Tiger: what do you want your team to take away?

A reference guide to different children’s books that can help you tell stories of your work.Since January 2020 I’ve been developing a workshop that I first delivered at #UKGovCamp about telling stories using the well known children’s book The Tiger Who Came to Tea.You can find out all about it here, as well as how to … Continue reading Thinking beyond the Tiger: what do you want your team to take away?

We love wallpaper!

The inimitable Terence Eden recently wrote that “Post-it’s aren’t agile – they’re wallpaper” so I started thinking (A LOT) about wallpaper…First up, read Terence’s brilliant post here:IntroLook, it’s pretty difficult to argue against the sustainability of post-it’s or their accessibility because those are fixed arguments and if we agree that we believe in protecting the … Continue reading We love wallpaper!

Telling the story of your project… using The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

A post-it note in the book The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the post it reads “Inciting Incident, compels the hero (that’s us) to action that leads to change”As digital people working in government, we’re often called upon to talk about our work, but sometimes we get bogged down in detail or stifled by structure, and … Continue reading Telling the story of your project… using The Tiger Who Came to Tea.

Digital Academy: Working level for Product Owners course

Here’s my digest of three days at the digital academy…I’m on the train home from a tiring but fulfilling three-day stint in Leeds at the Digital Academy. I was taking the Working Level for Product Owners course.Before I fall asleep, here are my immediate reflections on the course:The course was well facilitated, lead by Matt Edgar, … Continue reading Digital Academy: Working level for Product Owners course