Data has a vital role to play in developing government policy and in delivering services that meet the needs of people across the UK.
Over the last few years across government, we have collectively learnt a huge amount about how to create products and services that truly meet user needs.
If you want to make big improvements to content, you have to understand how that content works as part of a service.
We’re delighted to announce that Liam Maxwell has been appointed as National Technology Advisor. It’s a new role, and a great next step for Liam after four years as Chief Technology Officer.
Our aim over this parliament is to transform the relationship between the citizen and state: to transform government, together. Service design is a big part of how we plan to do that
Our job is digital transformation of government, and now feels like a good time to outline how we are going to do that.
Like ‘bunting in the office’ and ‘cake on release days’, ‘slides with big words’ has become one of GDS’s hallmarks. A few weeks on from Sprint 16 I wanted to write about why we encourage that.
Today we hear from two content experts about testing content (don't worry, the Yoda will make sense if you read on).
Eddie Davies is a service manager at Land Registry. Today he shares the experiences of the first cross-government service manager community meeting.
We have a new Advisory Board. Before their first meeting, we wanted to let them know a bit more about what we do. In the spirit of 'publish, don't send', we decided to write them an open letter here on the blog.