We finished the experimental first phase of the GovTech Catalyst, which helped us learn where emerging technologies can add value. We learnt this in collaboration with smaller technology companies. In our next phase, we will see prototypes develop into testable products.
Digital, Data and Technology
The digital world is rapidly changing, and with it, GOV.UK users' expectations of how they should be interacting with our services and information. Data Labs is a newly formed multi-disciplinary team, passionate about using data in innovative ways to fulfil our users' needs and expectations.
The Notify team has adjusted its method of sending out text messages to maintain Notify's reliability. In this post we explain how it was done.
GDS has formed a Sustainability Network. One of our first tasks was to find out how much CO2 our digital services produce.
The Innovation team at GDS is working hard to bring the objectives we outlined in the Government Technology Innovation Strategy to life, and looking for new opportunities across government. Sue Bateman shares the team's next steps.
Be part of the GDS Academy's new programme and join a team of specialists helping to solve government’s most difficult problems.
GDS’s open standards lead Terence Eden joins us on our latest podcast. He talks about his mission to make government more open and the risks and rewards of emerging technology.
Last month GDS was at TeenTech City 2018 - an event showcasing tech and science careers - where we introduced school pupils to AI through doodling and games of noughts-and-crosses.
The GDS Better Use Of Data has won an award for the Data Science Accelerator programme which we run in conjunction with the Government Data Science Partnership. The award recognised the impact of the programme across the UK public sector, helping to increase data capabilities through the delivery of mentored projects.
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.