Mark Branigan, a User Researcher for the Digital Marketplace, shares his experience of the Digital and Technology Fast Stream in the Civil Service.
People and skills
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.
Part of building government as a platform is people.
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution max_d80 A few months ago I decided to take my experience as a communications manager in the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) and go on secondment to GOV.UK
Last week we welcomed visitors from the US Digital Service and 18F over here for the best part of a week to swap stories, experiences, and mistakes.
Government technology boring? Not from where I’m standing.