Since 2012, we’ve taken nearly 2,000 government websites and combined them into a single site. But over these last 7 years, both technology and user expectations have changed in profound ways. In this post, Jen Allum talks about the next big phase of GOV.UK.
GDS has formed a Sustainability Network. One of our first tasks was to find out how much CO2 our digital services produce.
In this episode of the GDS podcast, the founding members of the International Design in Government community talk about how the group began, its development and its impact, and they reveal some top tips on community management. They also discuss the community's past and upcoming events.
Applications for the Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream programme are now open. In this post, Anna and Kevin – Fast Streamers based at GDS – talk about their experiences of the scheme and share their tips for applying.
#Sprint19 is about to begin – welcome to our live blog, which we will be updating throughout the day. Make sure you bookmark this page and come back to it to see what’s been happening.
Service design is an established role in government. In this post, Martin Jordan, Head of Service Design at GDS, gives an overview of the various formats of support and activities available to people working on improving public services in the UK.
The content community team is working to build effective, adaptable and scalable learning experiences for content designers across the public sector. Here's what we're doing to make learning work for everyone.
Alison Pritchard was named interim Director General of the Government Digital Service in August 2019. In this post, Alison shares her journey in government so far and talks about what she's looking forward to delivering in the next few months.
GDS senior creative writers Angus Montgomery and Sarah Stewart discuss the role of writers in government and how clear writing can help people to do their jobs better. If you’re asked to write a blog post, opinion piece or presentation, here are Angus and Sarah’s 10 tips for clear writing.
Over the summer, GDS welcomed 6 interns from the Summer Diversity Internship Programme. They’re all undergraduates or recent graduates, from diverse backgrounds, with a varied set of interests and career goals. Here’s what they’ve been up to as part of their internship.
Arfah Farooq, a community development manager, and Dilwoar Hussain, a senior frontend developer, explain their personal motivations behind starting the 'Muslims at GDS' community, and share their top tips for setting up a community.