Tom Read, CEO of GDS, and Joanna Davinson, Executive Director of the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO), provide an update on the future for their respective organisations.
At the start of the financial year we’re sharing an update on GOV.UK’s strategy.
We share how we worked with other government departments to assure and support their bids to the Treasury for the Spending Review, and how this helped the Treasury in tackling vital technology issues.
We are reflecting on the impact of our experimental first phase of the GovTech Catalyst. We found promising solutions to some of the hardest public sector challenges. After a successful first phase, we have started releasing £1 million of funds to each of the public sector teams starting Phase 2.
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.
It’s been one year since the first GovTech Catalyst competition was launched. We share what we’ve discovered through working with a huge range of suppliers and organisations across the UK.
We’re often asked to share our learnings - so if you want to explore innovative solutions at low cost, here's our top 5 tips for setting up your own catalyst.
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.
We're developing an innovation strategy to help government use emerging technologies in the right way to address the right problems. Here's how we're engaging with industry partners as we do this.
DEFRA won funding for their GovTech Catalyst bid - Smart Waste Tracking. The team explain why they chose this challenge and give their top 5 tips for people wanting to submit bids.