The Changing Culture of Government Design with the Digital Services Coalition


Mock IT logo and text reads: Why Government Agencies Need to Explore the Digital Services Coalition with Executive Director Traci Walker

Mock IT Episode 18 Overview

The Executive Director at the Digital Services Coalition (DSC), Traci Walker, sat down with Liz and Marie to discuss the nonprofit's mission and why agencies, contractors, and companies should be paying attention to the designs they create. The DSC is dedicated to helping the government build successful digital services through good usability, reliable technology, and accessibility for all. As an experienced former government employee, Traci knows how to build sustainable digital, design, and tech communities within the federal sector.

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Mock IT Episode 19 Overview

 Traci discusses the changing landscape of UX design in government and how it is shaping the future of work. The trio chats about accessibility, the difference between User Experience (UX) and Customer Experience (CX), designing from the procurement side, and more.


About Mock IT

Mock IT is a design and culture podcast sponsored by MetroStar. Hosts Liz and Marie are passionate about design of all shapes and forms, and the impact User Experience (UX) can generate for all generations. The podcast offers an inside look at two designers navigating design for the government and emerging design trends. The duo often invite their friends and industry experts on the podcast to chat about their passions and discoveries.

Looking to explore more episodes? Check out previous episodes, from designing for social media to fighting the climate crisis through design. 

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