Creative writer Lucy Carey discusses a new peer-led initiative we’ve been developing at GDS to usher more women towards the podium – Break into Public Speaking.
People and skills
How GDS worked with Public Health England to train their staff in writing effectively.
In order to make government a major destination for digital, data and technology professionals, we need to change how we attract and retain them. Here’s what we’ve done to achieve our goal, and what we’re doing next.
The GDS Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) network went to this year’s UKGovcamp to talk about cultural diversity in the workplace.
GDS is here to support government departments in their digital transformation. Jen Lambourne tells us how she worked with the Ministry of Justice to develop technical writing skills.
Digital transformation of services relies on making policy an integral part of digital delivery teams and vice versa. GDS Policy and Engagement Lead Anais Reding explains first-hand the benefits this can bring.
It’s the time of the year for ‘Best-of lists’. In keeping with the season, we’ve been looking back over some of the most popular blog posts of 2016. Here’s a selection.
The US government runs an International Visitors Leadership Program, which brings together future leaders from around the world. The most recent visit was for future digital and technology leaders and GDS was invited to take part. We wanted to share what we learnt.
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.
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.