Accessibility is now a legal requirement for public sector bodies, but there are more reasons to be compliant. Richard Morton runs the cross-government Introduction to Accessibility training, which emphasises its value.
The final episode of the Government Digital Service Podcast in 2019 is a look back at what has happened over the past 12 months at GDS.
GOV.UK Notify, the government’s messaging platform, is now used in more than 1,500 services across the public sector. It is open to service teams in central and local government, the NHS and emergency services to communicate quickly, cheaply and reliably with their users.
We've added open standards markup to GOV.UK to provide detailed information about a topic directly on the Google search results page. Read about what exactly we did, why we did it, and what's next.
In November's episode of the GDS podcast, Laura Stevens, Writer at GDS, speaks to Ben Carpenter, Inclusive Services Lead at GDS, about mental health first aiders, how to run a mental health network and how it works at GDS.
Since 2012, we’ve taken nearly 2,000 government websites and combined them into a single site. But over these last 7 years, both technology and user expectations have changed in profound ways. In this post, Jen Allum talks about the next big phase of GOV.UK.
GDS has formed a Sustainability Network. One of our first tasks was to find out how much CO2 our digital services produce.
In this episode of the GDS podcast, the founding members of the International Design in Government community talk about how the group began, its development and its impact, and they reveal some top tips on community management. They also discuss the community's past and upcoming events.
Applications for the Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream programme are now open. In this post, Anna and Kevin – Fast Streamers based at GDS – talk about their experiences of the scheme and share their tips for applying.
#Sprint19 is about to begin – welcome to our live blog, which we will be updating throughout the day. Make sure you bookmark this page and come back to it to see what’s been happening.