A content designer's job is to write in the simplest way to help our users do things that are often complex. To make sure the words we use are both clear and accurate, we often need input from experts in a particular area. We’ve found that working together to ‘pair write’ is a good way to do this.
A lot of the time here at GDS, we think the best way to solve something tricky is to share the problem. It’s a chance for us to get as many brains as possible thinking about the same thing.
At GDS, we believe that local and central government and the wider public sector will provide better digital services for the taxpayer if they have access to a diverse group of suppliers.
This week the Digital Outcomes and Specialists framework opened for applications on the Digital Marketplace.
We’re helping people who are transforming public services by making it simpler, clearer, and faster for them to buy what they need.
Last week, we held an event: Sprint 15. It marked the culmination of the two-year transformation project that began with Sprint 13, when we made our plan clear: there were 400 days to transform government.
The Digital Marketplace helps government find and compare cloud services for their technology projects.
Keeping it simple is one of the guiding principles for all content designers. We try to apply it to everything we do, but when the content we’re working with is extra-complicated, it’s not always easy.