When I joined GDS as Director General nearly 3 years ago, I said I wanted to strengthen and accelerate our work to help transform government and improve public services for citizens. For me personally, it’s mission accomplished.
Kevin Cunnington - former Director General, GDS
Former Head of the Government Digital Service
The Government Technology Innovation Strategy has been launched. GDS Director General Kevin Cunnington shares what it means for our people.
This year we're holding 5 Sprint events across the UK to showcase the best in digital transformation. Find out where they'll be and how you can register your interest to attend.
From humble beginnings, the Academy has grown in the training we provide nationally to the public sector. Find out how we've been expanding and what we'll be doing next.
We want to increase ethnic minority representation at Senior Civil Servant level, so we held an event to find out what was stopping progression. Learn what was discussed and what government departments are doing about it.
The standards and guidelines that currently underpin the way GOV.UK Verify works will now be opened up to the private sector to build on. Here's how that will work.
Sprint 18 is coming up in 1 week – on 10 May. Kevin Cunnington talks about the themes Sprint will focus on, and how they drive our work and our purpose – to help government work better for everyone.
On 10 May GDS will be hosting Sprint 18. This will be an event to celebrate all the great work that has been done so far to transform government – and to look at what we’ll be doing next.
A year ago we published the Government Transformation Strategy. In this post, GDS Director General Kevin Cunnington talks about how government has been transforming together and what our priorities are now.
On 14 September 2017, applications will open for the digital, data and technology (DDaT) Fast Stream scheme 2018, aimed at graduates and existing civil servants. Fast streamers will work in up to 6 government departments, in various UK locations.
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Government Digital Service
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