The Minister for Cabinet Office announced the launch of the Government Transformation Strategy, which charts the direction of the digitally enabled transformation of government.
Data infrastructure is about building the foundations for the way government uses data. This work deals with some very technical, system-level infrastructure. So we did some user research.
The apprenticeship service passed its private beta assessment in December. Here’s how the Skills Funding Agency worked with GDS to get the service to this stage, and how feedback will be incorporated in public beta.
We’ve launched the Service Toolkit to give teams across government quick access to the resources they need to build and run services.
GDS is here to support government departments in their digital transformation. Jen Lambourne tells us how she worked with the Ministry of Justice to develop technical writing skills.
Digital transformation of services relies on making policy an integral part of digital delivery teams and vice versa. GDS Policy and Engagement Lead Anais Reding explains first-hand the benefits this can bring.
From a user’s point of view, the definition of a government service is simple: it helps you do something. How services are designed and made across government is far less simple.
It’s the time of the year for ‘Best-of lists’. In keeping with the season, we’ve been looking back over some of the most popular blog posts of 2016. Here’s a selection.
The Service Manual helps people across government build better services and prepare for service assessments. We've spent the past year updating the content and design of the manual. Here is some more detail on our most recent updates.
The GOV.UK content team has been working with the Ministry of Defence Medal Office and Directorate of Defence Communications to improve the medals content on GOV.UK. GOV.UK is where serving and previous armed forces personnel, and some civilians can find out if they’re eligible, and how to apply.