Last year on International Women’s Day, we publicly announced the GDS Parity Pledge. A year later, how have we done?
In order to make government a major destination for digital, data and technology professionals, we need to change how we attract and retain them. Here’s what we’ve done to achieve our goal, and what we’re doing next.
GOV.UK recently published its draft 2017 to 2018 roadmap for GOV.UK, outlining what we want to do over the next year. In this post we outline why we’re doing it, and some of the principles that will underpin our work.
The GDS Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) network went to this year’s UKGovcamp to talk about cultural diversity in the workplace.
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.