Week Notes

This week at GDS

This week, Kathy Settle, GDS’ Director of Digital Policy and Departmental Engagement, talks about our biggest day of traffic to GOV.UK since launch, news of an award nomination for the Office of the Public Guardian and welcomes visitors from Identity Assurance programmes worldwide …

This week at GDS

Mike Beaven talks the report Smaller, Better, Faster, Stronger: Remaking government for the digital age, an upcoming Digital Advisory Board meeting, Thursday’s Open Standards event, and more.

This week at GDS

Kathy talks about what we’ve been doing over the last few days at GDS, including the Digital Leaders meeting and our all-staff meeting. She also discusses Dan Collins’ tool for examining page views of FCO travel advice, what we’ve learned …

This week at GDS

This week Kathy talks about Assisted Digital, a visit from Kazakhstan and a look forward to next week’s Digital Leaders meeting. Along with welcoming our new starters, Kathy also talks about next week’s meeting to look at  the remit of the …

This week at GDS

Mike Beaven talks about the new version of the homepage for GOV.UK and the ongoing work to the performance platform as we move more government services onto it with six more Foreign and Commonwealth Office services now moved onto the …

This week at GDS

Mike Beaven talks about the Sprint Alpha conference where we welcomed the Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude, the Head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, and Permanent Secretaries of the transacting Departments to discuss progress to date …