GDS team

From John Manzoni: Changes at GDS

Stephen Foreshew-Cain presenting at the Public Sector Show 2016

This blog post was originally published on the Civil Service blog. Today we’re sad to say goodbye and thank you to Stephen Foreshew-Cain, Executive Director of GDS. Stephen is leaving GDS after 2 years, first as Chief Operating Officer and then as Executive Director.

Taking service design to Parliament

Poster with the words 'good services are verbs, bad services are nouns'

We spoke recently at a roundtable in Parliament, organised by the All Parliamentary Group for Design and Innovation (APDIG). At the session, ‘Designing the next generation of government services’, we talked about why GDS is making service design a priority.

Mapping the GDS journey

Bill Oats Wales Feb 2013

GDS is building a reputation for creating a digital government based on user need. We’re transforming digital services, opening up government, and building skills and capability in government. Together we have designed and delivered the award-winning digital platform of GOV.UK. …

GDS visits UKGovcamp

On Saturday 25th January 2014 we visited UKGovcamp; the annual 'unconference' for people interested in how the public sector does digital stuff. The event was held at City Hall, Southbank, London. Find out more at: