We talk a lot about building "digital services so good, people prefer to use them"; but we don't often talk about the people who are going to run those services.
Sarah Richards is Head of Content Design at GDS. We sat down with her recently to ask some simple questions: What is content design? What difference does it make?
Today is World Book Day, so we thought it would be fun to look back through history and find out about some civil servants who dabbled as authors on the side.
Government does a lot of stuff with maps, and if you like maps you might like to know about this clever trick for finding every single one that gets published on GOV.UK. Start off at the Publications page, which by …
Last year our boss Mike Bracken talked at the Code for America Summit in San Francisco, and spoke about the need to strike a balance between usability and security. There is a point beyond which over-zealous security gets in the …
Joshua Marshall is Head of Accessibility at GDS. Just before Christmas, we sat him down for a short chat about his work. In Joshua’s opinion, the single most important thing GDS has done to improve accessibility across government is “change …
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