Paul Downey explains why registers have links, how links help users of data, and talks about some of the implications of linking for an organisation operating a register.
We’ve talked about registers as authoritative lists you can trust, but what do we mean when we say “register”?
We’ve mentioned registers a few times on this blog, most recently in relation to the work of the Land Registry building on the steel thread, the brilliant new Companies House public beta, and their importance for building platforms.
All our projects begin with discovery, a short phase in which we start researching the needs of users, understand the things we'll need to measure to improve the service, and explore technology and other constraints.
Last night GDS hosted the first in a series of events to increase awareness, and participation in, the open standards process. It was held at The Hub, a venue in Kings' Cross. We want your help to identify the specific open standards …
From October the 17th GOV.UK will replace Directgov and Business Link as the best place to find government services and information, but what will that actually mean for people following links for these sites, or visiting bookmarked pages?
Hello, I'm Paul, also known as @psd and I've just joined GDS as a Technical Architect. First impressions are important but soon forgotten, so here are some of mine from the first day of working with the team.
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