The Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream is one of 15 Civil Service Fast Stream schemes. Listen to July’s episode of the GDS Podcast to hear from current and former participants in the scheme, reflecting on their experiences.
For February’s episode of the GDS Podcast, Laura Stevens, Creative Content Producer at GDS, talks to Tim Paul, Head of Interaction Design and Product Manager of the GOV.UK Design System at GDS, about how the GOV.UK Design System works, who uses it, how to measure its value, and other design systems across government. The episode also features 2 users of the design system: Adam Silver, Interaction Designer at the Department for Education, and Emma Lewis, Lead Frontend Developer at the London Borough of Hackney.
Read about the progress we’re making at GDS with our Time To Change pledges. We’re aiming to change the way we think and act about mental and physical wellbeing, both vital for people to be happy and productive at work and home.
GDS currently works with five partner countries across the world to help them design out corruption through user-centred approaches to procurement. This blog showcases the work from the initial alpha workshops and what’s next for the programme.
At GDS our ambition is to make services as accessible and inclusive as possible, to ensure there are no barriers that might prevent people from interacting with government. We are hiring a Head of Accessibility to lead on this work.
In January's episode of the GDS podcast, Laura Stevens, Creative Content Producer at GDS, speaks to Chris Heathcote, Product Manager and Designer at GDS, and Rianna Fry, Senior Campaigns Manager at GDS, about accessibility, and how regulations make services better for everyone.
After a successful first edition in 2019, Services Week returns as a cross-government event series dedicated to end-to-end, user-focused services. Government organisations all across the country will be offering workshops, training, meet-ups and talks. This blog post tells you what to expect and how to participate.
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.