The messy divorce of BAU and Change…

Public sector has resulted in me becoming convinced that the separation of "BAU" from "change" is hamstringing chances of success. Why do they need…

A young person who has 4 or more encounters with an employer is 86% less likely to be unemployed or not in education or training. Methods is playing its part.

Methods has been supporting OPERA in 2018 to develop programmes and activities that enable disadvantaged young people to gain meaningful employment.

HM Land Registry’s evaluation of Blockchain has everyone talking

Find out who's talking about Land Registry selecting Methods for the Digital Street programme...

Data – a user’s best friend

As a user researcher working closely with the public sector, I’m passionate about what digital projects could do to transform all aspects of life,…

Digital Street: HM Land Registry has selected to partner with Methods

HM Land Registry (HMLR) has selected to partner with Methods utilising the enterprise software firm R3’s blockchain platform, Corda, for the second…

Discovering the elusive concept of culture in design through how people around the world wash their socks

Recently I attended a meetup about "Researching Culture: a masterclass with Ipsos MORI."I chose the event because research is an area I've wanted to…

Announcement: Management Consultancy Two (MCF2)

We are pleased to announce that Methods has been awarded on a place on the Management Consultancy Framework Two (MCF2).

If you can’t measure it you can’t manage it

The time has come for healthcare data to be taken out of the depths of the back office and the cautious care of the analyst's and placed under the…

But what about everybody else?! User research sample sizes and use.

Here is the reasoning behind sample sizes when conducting exploratory user research and how to use that research to your advantage.

Capabilities as a means of identifying technology choices

Tom explains some of our latest thinking at Methods on how breaking down processes and technology into their constituent parts (capabilities) can…

We’re on the new ESPO Strategic HR Services Framework

Methods is delighted to have been awarded a place on the new Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation Strategic HR Services Framework. This national…

Well intentioned mass-communication in organisations undergoing change is missing its mark. There are better ways of helping people understand their future.

As a consultant at Methods, I have worked across many different public sector organisations, from the smallest local authorities to the largest…