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Government as a Platform

Government as a Platform is a common core infrastructure of shared digital systems, technology and processes on which it’s easy to build brilliant, user-centric government services. Examples include GOV.UK Pay and GOV.UK Notify.

How Government as a Platform is meeting challenges posed by coronavirus

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A page on GOV.UK containing guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection on staying at home

Many public sector organisations are feeling pressure on their services because of coronavirus. Read about the products that Government as a Platform offers that help continue essential delivery of services, and support the development of new services required by the situation.

How Government as a Platform is helping to transform the Department for International Trade

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Having the GaaP suite of common tools, components and guidance meant that the teams at the Department for International Trade could draw on technical expertise and products that would have been too costly to procure independently.

GovWifi: ready to make more connections

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GovWifi poster and GDS office in the background

GovWifi is a single wifi login which can be installed by government departments over their existing infrastructure. Users register once, they don’t need to remember a password or sign in to different networks when they move between buildings. Simply put: it makes it easier for people to do their work.