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Posts about the digital transformation work GDS and the wider government is undertaking.

e-petitions: open source, open data and getting trendy!

Pete Herlihy, product owner for e-petitions talks about recent developments, sharing the code base and opening up the data. This week we delivered on earlier commitments to share e-petitions data and to release the code base.  Whilst not as visible as …

What does "Google is the homepage" mean in real life?

Back in April last year the team talked about Google being the homepage*: "Since for the vast majority of people their web journeys (finding out the date of the next bank-holiday, or reporting a lost passport) start with a …


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This is the first delivery product from the Government Digital Service (GDS) using Skunkworks techniques to provide an agile delivery and SME engagement capability for the public sector: e-petitions is a product of that approach in practice: It was developed …