How do you join a team that's not there? Rich explains how lockdown rocked his first month in the Service Transformation team.
About the team
As a team, we're used to adapting to change, but what happens when everything changes? Caroline McCabe finds out.
Councillor Madden dropped by to see what stand up was all about. He stayed to chat to us about how impressed he was with the team's energy, how he did stand up before it was a thing and his belief in empathy in the workplace.
We asked our team to give their top tips about living, working, commuting and playing in Essex.
Agile is a team sport, but that doesn't mean that you can't take some time on your own. John tells us how the Service Design team supports different ways of working.
We agree we're a pretty good team, but why? We talk to Martin, Maria, Magda and Greg about Dungeons and Dragons, gender-balance and building a team culture.
Caroline McCabe wrote her way around the world, not realising that she was learning the skills that would make her a content designer. Read her story.
‘Design can’t fully exist until it’s put into practice’, service designer and PhD student at Maria Marinovic, talks about how her research in sustainable design is helping her work at Essex County Council.
Gentle nudging, heavy punning and getting things done: departing delivery manager, Matt Cole, talks about what he's learned being part of an Agile team.
While the temperature has cooled down this week we’ve just been warming up in the office, with the team busy in workshops, user research interviews and all manner of other things in-between.