The Southern African and Islands Hydrographic Commission (SAIHC) established a sub working group in February 2021 for the African Great Lakes and Rivers, after recognising the in-land waterways’ importance to the region’s transport and trade.
To explore new ideas in addressing user problems in the maritime industry staff from across the UKHO have recently completed a week-long Innovation Challenge, using the Design Sprint methodology.
Helena Patton, International Bodies and Technical Engagement Strategy Manager, discusses how the UKHO will be supporting Seabed 2030 and how your input could help the team map 100% of the seafloor.
For over 225 years, mariners have relied upon our charts, publications and data. But as the needs of users continue to evolve, so is our approach to delivering data, products and services - putting UX at the heart of what we do.
Creating an accurate geospatial picture of our coastlines can be a challenge. Find out how we're working with the Geospatial Commission and partners across UK government to improve the way we map our coastal zone.
At the UKHO, we provide a range of products, services and data sets to help others with critical decision-making. Whatever the user need, we’re always looking to provide the best user experience, which is why we've developed our new design system.
Our oceans are critical to so many aspects of our day-to-day lives, but how do we unlock their full economic potential? The key lies in accurate, comprehensive marine geospatial data.
Creating a gender balance across tech teams is a challenge that needs to be addressed. As part of International Women's Day, Sharon Lewis talks about how our Women's Network is working to create parity across our own teams at the UKHO.
Little things can make a big difference. Find out how we reward small steps of improvement to boost productivity and positivity within our teams.
Here at the UK Hydrographic Office, there’s a huge focus on learning and development so that staff can realise their full potential. Find out more about the opportunities we offer to develop digital skills.