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Digital Service Platforms

Digital Service Platforms is a common core infrastructure of shared digital systems, technology and processes on which it’s easy to build brilliant, user-centric government services. Examples include GOV.UK Pay and GOV.UK Notify.

How Government as a Platform is meeting challenges posed by coronavirus

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Many public sector organisations are feeling pressure on their services because of coronavirus. Read about the products that Government as a Platform offers that help continue essential delivery of services, and support the development of new services required by the situation.

GovWifi: connecting your organisation is now easier than ever

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More than 100 local and central government organisations have signed up - with the service available in hundreds of locations around the UK. If your organisation is not on GovWifi yet, now's the time to join.

How Government as a Platform is helping to transform the Department for International Trade

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Having the GaaP suite of common tools, components and guidance meant that the teams at the Department for International Trade could draw on technical expertise and products that would have been too costly to procure independently.

GovWifi: ready to make more connections

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GovWifi is a single wifi login which can be installed by government departments over their existing infrastructure. Users register once, they don’t need to remember a password or sign in to different networks when they move between buildings. Simply put: it makes it easier for people to do their work.

Local government services to start using GOV.UK Notify

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GOV.UK Notify – the government's digital communications platform – is fast becoming established in central government. We’re now ready to start offering Notify to local government.