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.
People and skills
Today is International Women's Day, and I'm committing, in public, to the first of several actions that GDS is going to take to help improve gender diversity. In future, no-one from GDS will take part in a panel discussion of two or more people unless there is at least one woman on the panel.
Lars Boström is a Team Leader and Web Coordinator at the Swedish Consumer Agency. Here, Lars talks about his experience of job shadowing user researchers at GDS.
As the brilliant Janet Hughes says, the civil service should be a place where people can be bold.
Mark Branigan, a User Researcher for the Digital Marketplace, shares his experience of the Digital and Technology Fast Stream in the Civil Service.
Executive Director of GDS Stephen Foreshew-Cain and Director General of Digital Technology at DWP Mayank Prakash talk about the collaborative work that's being done to develop a cross-government platform for civil servants.
It’s Mike Bracken’s last day today, and on behalf of everyone at GDS I want to say this: thank you, Mike.
I’ve written about the important work we’ve been doing in building a Digital and Technology profession across government. Digital transformation of government is bigger than any one person.
Last month I was invited to give a talk as at the Cambridge University Computer Science lab.
A few years ago, I stood up at the first GDS all-staff meeting and told everyone there to “look sideways”, by which I meant: don’t get stuck in silos of your own making.