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Living Digital

Stories of digital endeavours to pair with your cup of coffee.

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Stories about how public servants are contributing to the fight against the pandemic.

Special edition: COVID-19

Roaming from coast-to-coast-to-coast: the life of a Free Agent

Learn how some public servants are spreading their wings and shaping a new way of working.

Yes, Queens

Honoured to have chatted with four influential women, hoping to empower other women to consider careers in STEM.

We found work in a remote place

Jennifer Thorne and Simon Gascon share their experience working outside the office, as they debunk the myths surrounding modern ways of working.

The (simple) science of storytelling

Learn how NRCan is making science more accessible with stories.

Not your average town hall

I was invited to be a fly on the wall at the latest Shared Services Canada town hall and I’m here to reveal how they are evolving alongside digital change, improving existing technologies and putting employees first.

Oh the places you’ll go: The student experience

11 young professionals talk co-op, career opportunities, and life in the public service.

Give me a U! Give me an X! What does that spell? Let Marc tell you

Marc Viau, UX enthusiast by day and professional spin bike rider by night shares his wisdom on what UX means, common UX practices, and why UX is important.

A coffee date with Living Digital

You had to be there. But in case you weren’t, here’s what you missed at our first-ever Living Digital event

An honest conversation about accessibility, with an optimist

Luna Bengio tells the story of accessibility: a social movement that involves everybody.

Get in friends, we’re going to the CSPS Digital Academy

Digital Academy is taking the plunge into digital waters and they want you treading by their side. Can’t swim? No problem, they’ve got life vests (training courses) for all levels to help you stay afloat or maybe even perfect your backstroke.

Follow me to Parks

A public servant mixed with a hint of park warden sits down with us to share her unique GC experience.

Including everyone—the first time around

Being mindful of making content inclusive and accessible for all should be a top priority.

This just in: this innovation team at Health Canada is the new 007

The ROEB innovation team at Health Canada is changing the game by testing out new technologies and ways of approaching the work that they do.

"Agile" is not the end goal, it’s the journey

The term agile has been buzzing around the GC, but what does being agile really mean?

GCcoworking: your office away from office

Introducing GCcoworking: telework minus the at home distractions.

Talent Cloud makes long distance relationships work

Talent Cloud is on a mission to improve how the GC hires people. To do so, they’ve recruited some of the best across our home and native land for their team because distance isn’t a dealbreaker.

Welcome to ISED’s Digital Lounge—stay a while, or at least until your IT issues are resolved

Bye bye hold music. Read about how ISED changed the concept of the traditional IT service desk.

The face of the Government of Canada: a brand that never goes out of style

Will the real Canada wordmark please stand up? The backstory on what it’s like protecting the Government of Canada’s brand.

Breaking our bubbles and seeing the sun

A reflection piece on the 2019 Open Government Partnership Summit, Ottawa

Charlie and Ryan: the men, the myths, the legends behind Innovation Fair

A behind the scenes look into the planning of one of the biggest Government of Canada events.

This is not an episode of Catfish: Amanda Bernardo is the real deal

A conversation with a social media guru on the impact of digital on our work.

Kevin Miller and chatbot Didi: a force to be reckoned with

The backstory behind how the Don’t Drive High campaign reached and impacted so many Canadians.

When it comes to improving web content, the proof is in the pudding

Web content is more than just a thing to be simply signed, sealed, and delivered.

The top 5 things to know about improving

With more than 2 million visits every day, is pursuing its optimization endgame.

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