The Data Standards Authority (DSA) launched several pieces of guidance last month. We’ve invited experts from the Government Digital Service and the Office for National Statistics to explain what data standards are, why they’re important, and what the DSA plans to do in this month’s podcast.
Jen Allum, Head of GOV.UK, shares an update on how GOV.UK is responding to evolving user needs and progressing plans to personalise digital interactions with government.
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.
DIT’s data team explain how working in the open resulted in improvements to the GOV.UK Notify service.
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.
The Global Digital Marketplace team and partners at Oxford Insights explain how governments can reform public procurement, making it more inclusive whilst opening up supply chains, giving access to marginalised communities and driving economic growth.
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.
Content design lets users understand exactly what they need to do and when. It’s a way of translating complex policy into an easy to understand format. Learn more about content design and how its helped government in this month’s podcast.
Alex Chisholm, Chief Operating Officer for the Civil Service and Permanent Secretary for the Cabinet Office, gives an update on senior leadership changes in the digital, data and technology (DDaT) profession.
The GOV.UK Notify team wants to use content design to save the public sector time and money. We’re looking for volunteers to help us work out how.