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

Back to the future: realising the strategy for innovation

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The Innovation team at GDS is working hard to bring the objectives we outlined in the Government Technology Innovation Strategy to life, and looking for new opportunities across government. Sue Bateman shares the team's next steps. 

Spend controls: saving money and making things better

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Through the spend controls process, GDS works with departments to ensure they (and the taxpayer) are getting the best value from anything they’re building or buying. Here are some of the things we’ve achieved over the past 12 months.

What we’ve learned so far at our Sprint events and how to register for the next one

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As we prepare for our Sprint 19 event in London in September, here are 4 things we’ve learned from the 4 Sprint events we’ve held so far this year. You will also find information about how to register for the London event.

Crowdsourcing guidance on what good services look like

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In this post, we talk about how we crowdsourced knowledge, ideas and expertise to define what a good service looks like. Find out how we did it and why we need your feedback.