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.
Kevin Cunnington, GDS director general
Head of the Government Digital Service
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.
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.
The Minister for Cabinet Office announced the launch of the Government Transformation Strategy, which charts the direction of the digitally enabled transformation of government.
Half a decade on, GDS remains committed to its original principles: building and supporting services that put the user first. Here are some of the things I am looking forward to us working on in the next year.
Kevin previously wrote about how GDS needs to make a commitment to collaborate with all government departments. This post announces 2 new senior appointments to GDS. Both will play a vital part in making that collaboration happen.