GDS has used pair programming since its inception. It plays an important role in building our services. In this post, Pea Tyczynska explains how to pair programme effectively in 6 steps.
GDS works to improve the technology bought and used across government and influences internationally on what good tech looks like. Find out more about the work of the Technology group on the Government Technology blog
We've just updated the Technology Code of Practice, which sets the standard for how government should design, build and buy technology. The updates we’ve just made allow continuous iteration, and we expect that the Code of Practice will constantly evolve, and keep up when technology changes.
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.
Louise Auger from the Home Office and Anna Wojnarowska from GDS are user researchers who are working together to look at technology transition projects across government.
Mark Branigan, a User Researcher for the Digital Marketplace, shares his experience of the Digital and Technology Fast Stream in the Civil Service.
The technology you use to do your job should help you achieve more. When it doesn’t it’s frustrating.
Mike Bracken explains how Defra are putting data first.
Last night HRH The Duke of York hosted an event at Buckingham Palace for the D5 delegates.
To meet the Digital By Default Service Standard, digital services have to ‘make all new source code open and reusable, and publish it under appropriate licences.
From time to time we like to give the teams at GDS the chance to talk about their work.