GDS has formed a Sustainability Network. One of our first tasks was to find out how much CO2 our digital services produce.
Service communities are networks of people from across the public sector who work together to design and deliver an end-to-end service. Here are the benefits that setting up a service community can bring, and how to get started.
We've just completed our discovery phase, during which we researched the digital procurement landscape in 5 different countries. We’re now in the process of defining what our alpha phase will look like. Here's what we've learned and what's next.
This year, HMRC saw their busiest Self Assessment peak and the highest number of tax returns made online. Here’s how GDS and HMRC worked together to prepare for the peak.
The GDS mental health network exists to provide our colleagues with the mental health support and information they need. We do this in a variety of ways. One of them are regular, anonymous, peer-led mental wellbeing Q&As. In this post, you will read about how we organise them and how to ensure they’re a success.
GDS Director of Digital Identity Lisa Barrett gives an update on our work on identity assurance, including a call for evidence on how to organise the digital identity market.
We recently ran a series of learning sessions where we taught people who’d never written any code before how to build a simple website using Ruby, HTML and CSS. Here's how we did it and what our students learned.
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.
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.
Listen to this month’s episode of the GDS podcast to hear about the award winning step by step work on GOV.UK. Kate Ivey-Williams and Sam Dub, from the GOV.UK team, explain why and how the navigation was created, and its impact on users.
When I joined GDS as Director General nearly 3 years ago, I said I wanted to strengthen and accelerate our work to help transform government and improve public services for citizens. For me personally, it’s mission accomplished.