Week #67 at the Digital Service: Notes for 7–11 August 2023

During his week 67 at Digital Service, Martin was glad to see the 3rd Service Standard report published – documenting the team’s work on the digital identity service component ‘BundesIdent’. Throughout the week, he made progress with preparing articles, talks, and events for the coming weeks and months.

Discussion: The long slog of public service transformation

At the Creative Bureaucracy Festival in June, Kara Kane from the UK Government Digital Service moderated an open panel discussion on the long slog of public service transformation. Together with members of the International Design in Government community and participants, she discussed how to keep creatives motivated in public service roles, help build resilience for change, and recruit and retain talent for this type of work.

Meetup: Borderless challenges, exponential opportunity

On 13 June, CityLAB Berlin hosted the second public sector innovation meetup together with the Digital Service. 3 international speakers shared their work under the topic “Borderless challenges, exponential opportunity”.

Week #60 at the Digital Service: Notes for 19–23 June 2023

Wrapping up the work on the digital identity service component, Martin spent time in user research sessions and reviewed related material in week 60 at Digital Service. He also got the kick-off meeting for his new cross-public sector community of practice on user-centred design announced.