Alex Chisholm, Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office, announces new senior leadership appointments in the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Profession.
People and skills
The UK celebrates Black History Month in October. Throughout the month, the Government Digital Service has been hosting events and activities centred on the theme of “Black Excellence”. On our latest podcast, we discuss Black excellence in tech with colleagues and other public servants about careers, advice for young Black people interested in working in tech, and actions for allies to implement.
In Alison Pritchard's final blog post as Director General for GDS, she reflects on her 13-month tenure.
New social media platforms and trends, and trends on these platforms, spring up all the time. To keep users of the GDS Social Media Playbook informed, Vanessa Schneider highlights key changes and updates.
Chris Ferguson, Director of National, International, Research, Service Design and Assurance and DDaT COVID-19 Hub at the Government Digital Service, takes stock of how we responded to coronavirus (COVID-19) to date, and reflects on how GDS's past paved the way.
You can now sign up for the September run of ‘Introduction to content design’ on FutureLearn. In this post, we share why and how we built and ran the course, and what we’ve learnt so far.
The Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream is one of 15 Civil Service Fast Stream schemes. Listen to July’s episode of the GDS Podcast to hear from current and former participants in the scheme, reflecting on their experiences.
We’re launching an ‘Introduction to Content Design’ course on FutureLearn and you can register now. In this post, we talk about how the course works and who it’s for.
For March's episode of the GDS Podcast, Laura Stevens, Creative Content Producer at GDS, interviewed 9 people from across the organisation based on IWD’s theme "Each for Equal".
At GDS we have measured our gender pay gap and created an action plan to tackle it. Here’s how we analysed the gender pay gap, identified areas for improvement, and chose actions to close the gap.