Over the last few years across government, we have collectively learnt a huge amount about how to create products and services that truly meet user needs.
Blogposts about who we are and how we work.
We’re delighted to announce that Liam Maxwell has been appointed as National Technology Advisor. It’s a new role, and a great next step for Liam after four years as Chief Technology Officer.
We have a new Advisory Board. Before their first meeting, we wanted to let them know a bit more about what we do. In the spirit of 'publish, don't send', we decided to write them an open letter here on the blog.
We’re aiming to bring together how we apply a digital way of thinking and our own design principles to make GDS a better place to work.
Today is International Women's Day, and I'm committing, in public, to the first of several actions that GDS is going to take to help improve gender diversity. In future, no-one from GDS will take part in a panel discussion of two or more people unless there is at least one woman on the panel.
We recently hosted our first codebar event in our offices at Aviation House, near Holborn.
Lars Boström is a Team Leader and Web Coordinator at the Swedish Consumer Agency. Here, Lars talks about his experience of job shadowing user researchers at GDS.
As the brilliant Janet Hughes says, the civil service should be a place where people can be bold.
Just before Christmas, we held the first meeting of the GDS People Board.
It’s that time of year when everyone starts compiling their best of 2015 lists so we thought we’d do the same.