In Martin’s notes for week 15, he mostly reflects on user research activities: written, observed, experienced.
In the first week of August, Martin met with Matt Jukes, who visited from the UK, pondered about the cultural value of visual communication, and did some longer-term thinking.
Finishing his first quarter at the German government’s Digital Service, Martin recaps week 13. He went out to help with some pop-up research, met several international colleagues and also reflects on his first 90 days in his role.
Martin reflects on a shorter working week. He got the first ever user research role in the German government opened and crowdsourced tips for securing community funding.
Martin reflects on his 11th week at the Digital Service, in which he spent significant time with different branding-related topics and continued interviewing candidates.
In week #10 at the Digital Service, Martin witnessed a service launch and worked on a new role to grow user-centred design capability.
In his week note #9, Martin recaps the week from 27 June to 1 July. Together with colleague Charlotte, he gave a public talk, planned future ones and worked on next quarter’s OKRs.
In week note #8, Martin Jordan reflects on his work between 20 and 24 June.
In week 7, Martin published his first blog post, learned more about communities of practice in the German public sector, and participated in company activities.
In week note #6, Martin reflects on the shorter work week from 7–10 June.