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.
A hot topic at a recent get together of the BIS policy profession was the opportunities and challenges of policy making in a digital world.
I've blogged before about some of the perceived barriers to doing digital: the elements that make up the fear.
Last week, with a pressing piece to camera appointment, in which the dulcet tones and vision of our subject needed to be captured looming in the diary, I felt that this event leant itself to an impromptu training session and …
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.
Notes from a data storytelling mini-conference by Rob Adey from the BIS Internal Communications team.
The BIS Digital and Policy Working Group has had 2 very well attended and successful meetings now.
As a team, we put a lot of emphasis on sharing what goes wrong just as often as what goes right. But sometimes it's important to look back over a year and see just how far we've come.