Senior user researcher Emily Ball shares her thoughts on a recent exchange trip to New Zealand, where she saw how digital services work on govt.nz
Emily Ball is a senior user researcher who joined Home Office Digital in September 2015 from the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. She’s the lead user researcher for the Immigration IT portfolio, working primarily on UK Visa and Immigration services, with a focus on assisted digital. She’s an access needs lead for users with motor or physical impairments.
Her personal research interest is digital inclusion, contributing to making services usable for everyone.
I’m immensely proud to be working as a researcher on a smart but simple-to-use case-working service for staff at the Home Office.
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