If you've been tweeting for a while you may find these tips helpful.
Head of Digital Communications (2012 - 2014).
If you're a member of staff (on a contract or otherwise) at BIS, then you're subject to the Civil Service Code. There's some useful information here about how the code applies to use of social media.
We've been offering digital lunch sessions for the past 12 months or so. They're very informal and usually involve someone in the team tapping up an interesting colleague or contact outside of government, to come and inspire us.
It's that time of the year, and we've been busy getting feedback from team members, other colleagues in BIS and across government, and evaluating the projects we have delivered in the past 12 months.
Last week Denise Shaw, Communications Manager for the Growth Vouchers programme, spent some time with the digital team to develop her skills.
It was really exciting to welcome some online influencers to BIS today.
On 25 February we held the second meeting of the BIS digital in policy group.
At BIS we've been working hard on applying digital to policy making projects, with some success.
I love this case study from the Foreign Office, because it gets right to the heart of the challenge for digital: making practitioners of our leaders, and encouraging a more open way of working.
Thanks to Ann Kempster at dxw for recommending this really useful guide to simple, effective and low cost user testing. Full credit to Jenny Grinblo for sharing.