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Hello, I’m Ben Holliday. This is my blog where I’ve been writing for 15 years. You will find posts here about design, services, product and leadership. You can also follow my regular updates on Twitter.

Ways of working

New and changing patterns for digital working

“Digital working shouldn’t mean 8 hours of video calls a day …teams are massively overlooking instant (written) messaging, and the power of writing things down clearly, understanding tasks, responsibilities to get on with work independently.”

It’s an interesting insight into …

Open is inspiring

There was a lot of interest in my recent blog post about how to work in the open in government. I explored some of the reasons why I think that working in the open is important. In this post I …

How to work in the open in government

The gates of UK Parliament
The gates of UK Parliament (Creative Commons License)

I recently commented on this Guardian article:Benefits system automation could plunge claimants deeper into poverty.…

A house without windows

Inspired by the Twits – Roald Dahl

I’ve always believed that that working in the open is important.

This week I spoke on a panel about collaboration. My main reflection was that collaboration and learning works both ways. Progress …

Work in the open and finding your edge

Striding Edge

Striding Edge in the English Lake District

This is Striding Edge in the English Lake District. It’s a famous ridge near Helvellyn known for it’s sheer drop at either side. A notorious accident spot for hikers especially in winter conditions.…