Over the last few years across government, we have collectively learnt a huge amount about how to create products and services that truly meet user needs.
People and skills
Our job is digital transformation of government, and now feels like a good time to outline how we are going to do that.
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.
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.
Anna Wojnarowska talks about our work with the Home Office to investigate what their staff need from their technology.
David Durant worked with DWP's Personal Independence Payments team to help them use agile to demonstrate their progress.
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.