Transformation is exciting, but can be intimidating at the same time. It also doesn't always go to plan. GDS Standards Assurance and UK Export Finance want to share our transformation journey, focusing on how we got to the point where we are doing the right things, in the right way, at the right time.
Chad Bond - former Deputy Director for Standards Assurance, Government Digital Service
Head of Service, Standards Assurance Service
Through the spend controls process, GDS works with departments to ensure they (and the taxpayer) are getting the best value from anything they’re building or buying. Here are some of the things we’ve achieved over the past 12 months.
We've helped departments save £450m last year - find out how and what we're doing to make digital services simpler, clearer and much faster.
We are introducing a new approach to the spend assurance process for technology and digital services across government. Find out how and why we’re doing this.
Standards Assurance team announce savings of £339 million by working with departments to apply the digital and technology spend controls for the 2015 to 2016 financial year.
This week, there has been a series of events running across the country to celebrate National Get Online Week. We also announced the GDS charity of the year, Dragon Hall.
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