Why now is a great time to choose a career at Made Tech

We said a few months back that we’re doubling down on our commitment to improving public sector technology. To do that, we’re going to need to continue to attract the best, most diverse talent that shares our passion for making public sector technology better for everyone. In this post, I want to share 3 reasons why Made Tech is a great place to begin or develop your career in technology.

Sharing control: design principles for local government log-ins

How can we improve the experience of using local government services? Why not begin at the beginning: signing in. Authentication remains a pain point for millions of people when they try to use a digital service. But we can solve much of this with a simple change in mindset – accepting that it’s fine for someone to do something on someone else’s behalf.

Delivery to client principal: from imposter syndrome to new-found confidence

Working as a delivery manager at Made Tech, I’d never felt so content in a role. I was responsible for making sure we delivered in the open, communicating well, delivering value for money – and I loved it! As I started to explore my career progression opportunities after a year or so, I was presented with the option to move into the role of client principal. I was flattered to be considered, but it was also a step into the unknown…

3 principles for high-performing teams

Building a high-performance agile team sounds simple. But when you wade into the detail, getting teams working together to ramp up delivery while maintaining high levels of service can seem a daunting task. It doesn’t have to be. In this post I’d like to share 3 simple principles that we’ve used to help put together teams that deliver at speed.

Measuring the carbon footprint of your Python applications

With environmental targets an ever-growing concern, building applications that are as efficient as possible is more important than ever. Data is the key to understanding the environmental impact your applications have. With this in mind, how do you begin to measure the carbon footprint of your software?

What we talk about when we talk about user-centred design

If you’re interested in how we go about user-centered design at Made Tech, then our blog, Designed and Made, should definitely be on your radar. Each week, a design community member takes a turn to write a post that falls somewhere under the vast umbrella of all the things we talk about when we talk about design. Here are a few recent highlights.