The UK celebrates Black History Month in October. Throughout the month, the Government Digital Service has been hosting events and activities centred on the theme of “Black Excellence”. On our latest podcast, we discuss Black excellence in tech with colleagues and other public servants about careers, advice for young Black people interested in working in tech, and actions for allies to implement.
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The UK has come second in the Digital Government Index (DGI) of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). We share why this is important, and what's next for us.
In Alison Pritchard's final blog post as Director General for GDS, she reflects on her 13-month tenure.
New social media platforms and trends, and trends on these platforms, spring up all the time. To keep users of the GDS Social Media Playbook informed, Vanessa Schneider highlights key changes and updates.
Alex Chisholm, Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office, gives an update on senior leadership changes in the digital, data and technology (DDaT) profession.
When I joined GDS as Director General nearly 3 years ago, I said I wanted to strengthen and accelerate our work to help transform government and improve public services for citizens. For me personally, it’s mission accomplished.
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.
If you’re looking for a mentor or would like to offer your skills as one, our new scheme could be for you. Find out how it works and how you can get involved.
For our last podcast of 2018 we thought we'd look back over the past year. Listen to us talk about what GDS has achieved and what we're looking forward to in 2019.
For our latest podcast episode we're joined by Liz Lutgendorff and Rosa Fox from the GDS Women's Network. We talk about why the network was set up, what it does and discuss wider issues of inclusion and diversity.