You may have noticed we’ve been blogging more than usual over the past week. We’ve had a lot to tell you, and we needed to do this before this Parliament ends on 30 March.
Blogposts about who we are and how we work.
Yesterday we hosted our first GOV.UK Conference; a chance for all departments and agencies that now provide their information and services on GOV.UK to catch up, share ideas, and work together on our future plans.
As well as this blog, GDS has 14 other blogs about particular specialisms or programmes of work. Here are some stand-out posts from recent weeks.
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.
“A second digital revolution”, that’s what the Chief Scientific Advisor called the Internet of Things in his report in December. Rapid growth in devices connected to the internet – or networked in their own right – are certainly helping to …
It’s been a year since we moved the GDS blog to GOV.UK. Happy birthday, blog. Since then we’ve had over 500,000 visitors and nearly 1,000,000 page views. Here are the five most-read posts over the whole year.
The 5 people strong internal IT service desk team is in charge of making sure that all the equipment people at GDS use is up and running.
A huge programme of work, transition has seen over 300 agencies and arm’s length bodies move their content to GOV.UK.
At GDS, we’re in a unique situation where our product teams have lots of people who can code, but in other teams there’s not so many. However, across these teams, there’s definitely an appetite to learn more.
One question we’ve been asked a few times is: “What does your film production team look like? How can our department/agency/organisation build a team like that too?”