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Podcast: Celebrating Black Excellence in Tech

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Government Digital Service podcast with Vanessa, Chucks, Sam & Matt.

The UK celebrates Black History Month in October. Throughout the month, the Government Digital Service has been hosting events and activities centred on the theme of “Black Excellence”. On our latest podcast, we discuss Black excellence in tech with colleagues and other public servants about careers, advice for young Black people interested in working in tech, and actions for allies to implement.

Buying digitally, with social purpose

Homepage of the Digital Buying Guide.

The Government Digital Service worked with organisations across government, alongside multilaterals, to create the Digital Buying Guide. It helps civil servants in governments across the world improve their procurement processes. Read to find out how and why it was created.

Leading the digital, data and technology (DDaT) response to coronavirus

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A sign that reads "DDaT Profession".

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.