Digital Coproduction is a product development company focused on helping the public and third sector develop affordable digital products. We have established a 6D approach which ensures a full discovery of the problem context, defines the problem before creating an initial design. A decision point provides the evidence to carry out the development and deliver a pilot. We are led by four individuals with the range of skills and experience to cover our 6Ds.
He is a fully qualified transformation professional with over 25 years experience in the public sector. For the last six years he has focused on product management, user experience (UX) design and data in working for VidaVia, IEG4 and in setting up Digital Gaps. He sees coproduction as the key to delivering useful and affordable digital product and is now embarking on taking a product owner role within Digital Coproduction.
He is an experienced user experience designer, building effective user first digital solutions and citizen interactions. He has proficient technical experience across all product streams including marketing, development, deployment and support. He is passionate about co-producing digital products with organisations, communities & local citizens. Marcus is proud to be contributing ideas & innovation towards Digital Local/Government.
In the public sector, he has worked across data analytics, open data, system design and customer experience / journey programmes across health, local government, police and third sector clients. He believes that the current digital era provides the opportunity to deliver the step change in customer experience across the sector that has happened across other industries. Start small, think big, work in an agile way and closely with both citizens and the frontline across the local system and make sure there is very strong senior sponsorship to test solutions to the biggest questions.
He has delivered leading products in fields as diverse as Radar Jamming, Public Information Systems, Immersive Virtual Reality, eCommerce, Image Processing, Forensic Science, Healthcare. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Microprocessing from Essex University and is trained in Formal Mathematics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford University.
Cath is passionate about challenging the status quo and is not afraid to ask those difficult questions. She loves to talk, and is an adept project and stakeholder manager, facilitator, and trainer. Cath prioritises putting people first with a focus on all things Wellbeing, Culture, Digital and Equality & Diversity and is currently living and working in the North West.
She loves getting people excited about the things that excite her and is deeply committed to ensuring a successful outcome for every client. She has worked in the public sector for 20+ years and has spent a significant number of them leading a community of people and assisting organisations to share, collaborate and connect to find innovative solutions to the shared challenges that the sector faces. Uniquely, this position has offered a superb opportunity for her to develop a broad, strategic perspective across all of the public sector in very challenging times.
Cath has also led an immensely successful Public Sector LEAN programme, which spearheaded a cross sector approach that achieved many improvements, upskilling of people, and efficiency savings for all organisations involved.