The People Board is elected by everyone in GDS, and is empowered to decide things and delegate tasks to other people and teams in GDS. This is how it works.
Blogposts about who we are and how we work.
This week is National Inclusion Week. I feel like it's a good opportunity to write about my experience of being transgender and transitioning to my identified gender while working as a civil servant.
Rapid hiring and too few induction sessions led to a backlog for new starters, so here's how we updated the induction process.
We were delighted to welcome our new minister, Ben Gummer, to the GDS office in Holborn on 15 September, and he made a few important announcements.
We hold all-staff meetings to share what we’ve achieved and talk about what we’ll be doing next. People wanted to try an ‘unconference’ so everyone could get more involved.
A lot of the time here at GDS, we think the best way to solve something tricky is to share the problem. It’s a chance for us to get as many brains as possible thinking about the same thing.
The GDS International Team is now 4 months old and we thought it was about time to introduce ourselves.
Hello, I'm delighted to be the new head of GDS. This post is mainly just to introduce myself and say how excited I am about joining the team.
This blog post was originally published on the Civil Service blog. Today we’re sad to say goodbye and thank you to Stephen Foreshew-Cain, Executive Director of GDS. Stephen is leaving GDS after 2 years, first as Chief Operating Officer and then as Executive Director.
We spoke recently at a roundtable in Parliament, organised by the All Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation (APDIG). At the session, ‘Designing the next generation of government services’, we talked about why GDS is making service design a priority.