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.
People and skills
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.
Read about the progress we’re making at GDS with our Time To Change pledges. We’re aiming to change the way we think and act about mental and physical wellbeing, both vital for people to be happy and productive at work and home.
In November's episode of the GDS podcast, Laura Stevens, Writer at GDS, speaks to Ben Carpenter, Inclusive Services Lead at GDS, about mental health first aiders, how to run a mental health network and how it works at GDS.
Applications for the Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream programme are now open. In this post, Anna and Kevin – Fast Streamers based at GDS – talk about their experiences of the scheme and share their tips for applying.