Partners in research

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Dominic Hey (Ministry of Justice) and David Ware (Government Digital Service) spotted an opportunity to pool resources and partner up on user research. They recently held the first joint usability session, with members of both teams observing.

Supporting services with web chat

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We ran a short discovery looking at how government uses web chat to help support users. We wanted to know if there are common web chat needs across government and what opportunities there might be to meet these needs in a more consistent way. Chris Heathcote explains.

Building GOV.UK Pay

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Ian Maddison explains how user research has informed the approach and technical decisions in the GOV.UK Pay beta. He also gives an update on the public API, how they're making integration straightforward, and security.