Across government, departments are beginning to realise not only the value of the data they hold, but also how they can use data science to make more effective, data-informed decisions.
People don’t care about our internal processes. They just want to ‘do the thing’ – set up their limited company or register for self-assessment. Here's how we helped them do that.
Holly Ellis discusses the importance of recruiting, developing and retaining the right people and skills needed to transform public services.
The teams at Intellectual Property Office have recently passed a ‘live’ service assessment for their new digital application service for registered designs.
Building an open and inclusive culture is something we work on continually. All this work is important, because it helps create an environment where people can feel confident to be themselves at work. Where they can bring their whole selves to work.
We worked with the Department for Education and its agencies to make it easier for GOV.UK users to find the content they need. The results of this work are now starting to become visible to users.
There was a bit of a buzz at GDS on Tuesday as we welcomed our new minister Caroline Nokes to the new home of GDS in Whitechapel. This was an early chance for the Minister to get a deeper understanding of how GDS is supporting the delivery of digital transformation in Government and to take a look around our new offices.
Creative writer Lucy Carey discusses a new peer-led initiative we’ve been developing at GDS to usher more women towards the podium – Break into Public Speaking.
In the coming weeks, you will notice that it’s much quieter than usual on this blog and all the other blogs run by GDS. It’s because between midnight on Friday, 21 April and the general election on 8 June is the pre-election period.
The relationship between citizen and state can only transform if we create and maintain meaningful relationships with government departments. Kevin Cunnington shares some of what he learned from the inaugural GDS roadshow.
This post looks at some of the highlights of March 2017 across our digital blogs. Here’s your chance to catch up on what we published that month.