At GDS we’ve been celebrating National Inclusion Week. This year’s theme is ‘Connect for inclusion’, and we’ve been running events and discussing the importance of how we value difference at work and benefit from inclusion.
At this year's Blog Camp, we brought together blog editors from across government to share ideas and best practice, to create connections and partnerships, and to consider how we can blog bigger and better.
GovWifi is a single wifi login which can be installed by government departments over their existing infrastructure. Users register once, they don’t need to remember a password or sign in to different networks when they move between buildings. Simply put: it makes it easier for people to do their work.
So far, GOV.UK Pay has only been available to central government bodies, but we’re now ready to start offering GOV.UK Pay to local government.
For any service to be put in front of the public, it has to meet the Digital Service Standard, a set of 18 criteria. One of them is that all new source code is made open and published under an open source licence. In this post, Anna Shipman explains why coding in the open makes things better.
Alan Rider from the Department for Transport (DfT) talks about developing the DfT Digital Data Index and how the team went about determining its users' needs.
We’ve updated our spend data for Digital Marketplace, with total spend now exceeding £2.6 billion. Find out why spend data is so important to the ongoing development of the Digital Marketplace.
On 14 September 2017, applications will open for the digital, data and technology (DDaT) Fast Stream scheme 2018, aimed at graduates and existing civil servants. Fast streamers will work in up to 6 government departments, in various UK locations.
On 11 September, we’ll be hosting an event to look into how we can open up procurement for a digital government. Find out how to take part.
As we’ve done since the beginning of GOV.UK, teams will continue to work in an agile way. However, work is now organised into quarter-long missions, each with a specific goal.