A few years ago, when I was organising finance and procurement for the GDS user research lab I was gung-ho and eager to get everyone involved and enthusiastic too. It proved a very good move.
Blogposts about who we are and how we work.
We're hiring quite a lot of new people at GDS, and that's brilliant because there are so many new brains and new skills and new faces to get to know. It's also difficult. It's difficult for those newcomers to know …
I’ve heard a lot about GDS. But what is it like to work there? And how do you run a tech organisation that’s part of government? I spent two weeks in GDS Operations finding out.
Earlier this week, I was asked to speak on this subject at TechUK’s Public Sector 2030 event.
The slides aren't the thing. They're what make you pay attention to the thing.
A few weeks ago we hosted the first meeting of the new GDS Advisory Board. There was a terrific energy in the room, a real sense of purpose.
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.
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.