We're hiring quite a lot of new people at GDS, and that's brilliant because there are so many new brains and new skills and new faces to get to know. It's also difficult. It's difficult for those newcomers to know …
I’ve heard a lot about GDS. But what is it like to work there? And how do you run a tech organisation that’s part of government? I spent two weeks in GDS Operations finding out.
I’m Alistair Duggin, Head of Accessibility here at Government Digital Service. I’ve been here for just over 7 months now. My job is to make sure that GOV.UK is as accessible as possible.
I’m Kit, I work for Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), and I recently became a lead assessor for GDS service standard assessments.
Earlier this week, I was asked to speak on this subject at TechUK’s Public Sector 2030 event.
The slides aren't the thing. They're what make you pay attention to the thing.
A few weeks ago we hosted the first meeting of the new GDS Advisory Board. There was a terrific energy in the room, a real sense of purpose.
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.