Weeknote — 2019-08-02

This week at Digital Land

Paul D presented at a couple of boards and attended the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) workshop at Connected Places Catapult.

Paul and Emily also held interviews for a new senior user researcher to join the Digital Land team.

Rebecca spent a day visiting the delivery manager community at GDS along with the other MHCLG delivery managers, to share experiences of agile teams working in a policy department.

Natalie and Ed met with the Geospatial Commission to discuss collaboration on work that builds on our Local Plans discovery. Monthly catch ups have been organised to improve cross-Whitehall coordination on work relating to local plans, as well as future projects.

Lorna has finalised the user research plan for talking to local authorities about compulsory purchase orders, and has also started drafting ethics guidance for the digital department's user research community.

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