Past Meetup

Working together with agile content featuring the Telegraph, GDS, DigitasLBi

This Meetup is past

56 people went

Price: £10.00 /per person


146 Brick Lane, London · E1 6RU

How to find us

Nearest tubes: Shoreditch High St (overground), Aldgate East (Ham & City, District), Liverpool Street (Central)

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An agile approach can help to bring content into the digital age. Learn what worked for the Government Digital Service (the team behind GOV.UK (, the Telegraph newspaper, and DigitasLBi, one of the worlds largest digital agencies.

Lana Gibson: creating a data culture in GOV.UK - content analytics for everyone

Lana will explain how she got past data fear and boredom in her team, and worked out how to get everyone using analytics in a way that fits GOV.UK’s agile environment. She’ll share quick and easy analytics checks that team members can use to find user needs and ensure that GOV.UK ( is meeting them. You’ll see examples, tools, and techniques to improve your own content and measure its success.

Learn to use analytics to:

• find user needs

• work out how content is performing

• improve content

Lana is a quant user researcher at the Government Digital Service.

Alex Watson: Jump-starting mobile at the Telegraph

In the first weeks of his job as Head of Mobile for the Telegraph, Alex started a series of agile-style experiments around mobile websites and apps. Learn how agile techniques can help a long-established organisation like the Telegraph to embrace mobile audiences.

Learn how to:

• Figure out when to solve a problem with technology, and when to solve it with content

• Use A/B testing to fix a huge range of problems

• Ruthlessly prioritise—while keeping your colleagues on board

Alex is Head of Mobile for the Telegraph.

Michael Exon: agile content in the global automobile sector with DigitasLBi

In this case study, Michael will show how the DigitasLBi team used a cross-disciplinary agile approach to design a global automobile company’s digital property. Learn how an agile content approach:

• speeds up project delivery

• helps bind project teams together

• enables close client collaboration

Michael is Lead content strategist at DigitasLBi.


• 6:00pm Doors open, get a drink

• 6:30pm Welcome activity

• 6:50pm Lana Gibson: Creating a data culture in GOV.UK - content analytics for everyone

• 7:10pm Michael Exon: Agile content in the global automobile sector with DigitasLBi

• 7:30pm Break (get a drink)

• 7:50pm Alex Watson: Jump-starting mobile at the Telegraph

• 8:10pm Interactive panel (chance to ask questions)

• 8:30pm Exercise: apply one of the talks to your work

• 8:50pm Drinks and informal networking

• 9:30pm Event ends

Ask questions, meet people, share your ideas

After the talks you’ll have a chance to ask speakers questions, meet people in informal moderated activities, and share your ideas about agile content. Stick around!

Our venue: DigitasLBi in Brick Lane

DigitasLBi is a global marketing and technology agency that transforms businesses for the digital age. We’re grateful to them for hosting this month’s meetup at their Brick Lane offices (google map (