If you work in digital in the public sector, you’re probably aware of accelerated delivery. It helps to build projects faster, more efficiently, and with reduced risk.
Today is International Women’s Day, and this year’s theme is break the bias. So, we asked a few of the women working in technology at Made Tech to share insights about equality and working in the industry, including how they’d change the tech industry for the better. Here’s what they said…
I joined Made Tech in a lead developer role on a central government account. The client and everyone involved are fantastic. It’s been challenging but hugely rewarding work, so I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned.
We want to foster a diverse, happy and well-supported team. Last September, we asked everyone in Made Tech to complete a diversity and inclusion survey. It was a chance to see how well we’re actually doing in achieving that goal. I want to share results from the survey, and the steps we’re taking next – including things to address as top priority.
Applications for next Made Tech Academy open 7 February. I’m super-excited to share that we’re running a brand new academy for design and user research. This will run for 12 weeks alongside our usual software engineering academy.
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.
As 2021 draws to a close, we thought it would be nice to see out the year by sharing some great blog posts about public sector technology we saw this year.
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.
Servant leadership means putting the needs of employees first, and helping teams to develop and perform as effectively as possible. The recipe to becoming a servant leader isn’t complicated, but can touch on many facets. Today I want to share 7 ways to be a great servant leader in a modern delivery team.
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…