Elemental Careers: Daynah Taggart, Product Owner

Elemental Careers is a new interview series with some our staff, providing you with an insight into what a career at Elemental can look like. We are kicking the series off with one of our Product Owners, Daynah Taggart. Daynah has been with Elemental for a few years now and is a key member of our Product and Development Team.

How long have you been working at Elemental?
3 years at the end of April 2022.

What was your role when you started at Elemental and what is your role now?
My first role when I started working at Elemental was Customer Support and I am now currently a Product Owner.

Why is it so important to develop your personal and professional skills?

Its important to develop your personal and professional skills as learning new skills is exciting and it opens the door for more opportunities both within your own life and career.

How has Elemental helped you in your career development?

Elemental has given me the opportunity to develop my career by giving me the opportunity to join new teams, this is my 4th Role within the company since joining back in 2019, each one was brilliant and allowed me to further my skills and knowledge to become a Product Owner.

What drew you to Elemental?

When I first heard of Elemental I was impressed that Elemental had grown their team from just two female founders (which is amazing!!) to an award winning company within two years. Also the amazing work they are doing for both communities and individuals alike.

What have you gained from working at Elemental?

I have gained so much knowledge at Elemental, not just knowledge relating to my role and our software but knowledge about Social Prescribing and how there is services at our front door that we probably know nothing about!

What is the favourite part about working for Elemental?

My favourite part about working at Elemental is hearing the stories of how the platform is helping to connect people to their communities.

What is your proudest moment at Elemental?
My proudest moment at Elemental was becoming a Product Owner, being a product owner allows me to help create and design new features to add to our digital platform.  With each monthly release we are continually enhancing the functionality of our social prescribing platform so that our customers get the best digital experience possible. 

What are your hopes for the future?

My hopes for the future are to continue developing my career within Elemental as Elemental grows.

Who has influenced you most when it comes to how you approach your work?

My Colleagues, everyone has different styles of working and I have definitely picked up lots of tips and tricks over the past 3 years.

What’s a work-related accomplishment that you’re really proud of?

A work related accomplishment that I am really proud of is achieving my certification as a Professional Scrum Product Owner I.

What sets Elemental apart as an employer?

The People, I work alongside the most amazing bunch of people, I am very lucky! And the opportunities that Elemental provide for each of their employees to grow professionally.

Which projects from the past year are you most proud of?

Population Plus Enhanced is one of our brand new bolt on products that I am most proud of, its opening the door for more clients/citizens to get access to services in their area! It will allow projects to reach more people in the community and provide a digital referral pathway for patients/citizens to refer into their local social prescribing project.


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