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    Your mission, should you choose to accept it...
    Mastered by the Prussians in the 19th century, ‘mission command’ is a well-known military doctrine that encourages soldiers to use their own initiative in battle. 
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    Diary of a graduate trainee: The highlights, challenges and next steps
    Hi everyone, this is my fourth and final blog in the graduate series! Thanks if you’ve been reading along with them, I’ve really enjoyed documenting my first few months at Zaizi.  To wrap up, I thought I’d just talk about what I’ve learnt over the past few months.
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    What are user stories and why do you need them?
    A user story is a way of describing what the user needs. It's a short and simple description told from the perspective of that person.
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    Diary of a graduate trainee: Getting involved in projects
    Hi everyone, Gemma here again. This month’s been all about projects — and it’s been a busy one! I’ve finished my online training (woop!) and I’ve been working on two projects; one that’s in the discovery phase and another that’s just a few weeks away from go-live.
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    Product Management in the public sector: How it benefits government
    The last blog looked at the importance of balancing the user, organisation and technology in digital product delivery. This blog gives a bit more detail about how that works in government and the public sector.
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    Product Management in the public sector: Why government is taking the product approach
    Product Management is playing a growing part in how the public sector delivers services to users. It's seen as a discipline that increases the chances of successfully implementing digital government products — maximising benefits for users and the organisation. Historically organisations across all sectors, not just in government, have struggled to get that balance right.  For example, how many times have you seen: 
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    Delivering projects successfully — remotely
    The working world as we know it has completely changed due to Coronavirus. As a company that delivers agile projects and one that already has experience of remote working, we’ve adapted to the challenges easily and continue to deliver projects at pace. 
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