It’s part of our role as the Government Digital Service to set the standards needed for digital government to be successful.
We’ve been working with the cross-government community to set standards in APIs.
The Consulting Technical Architect team is part of the Service Design and Assurance group at GDS. Read on to find out who we are, what we do and how we can help your organisation.
The Open Standards team was asked 4 years ago by the Open Standards Board to help government publish documents in a more open, transparent and accessible way. We’ve since made progress in achieving these objectives but we still have more …
When the public sector is designing services, there’s often a need to consider mobile applications. Until recently this meant creating a service for the web and then in some limited cases, creating separate native mobile apps.
For the first time, the Government Digital Service is joining forces with a number of departments to hire Technical Architects.
The Local Government Association (LGA) contacted the Open Standards Team and asked for our help to increase accessibility of election results.
We are pleased to launch the API data and technical standards, which is the culmination of fantastic cross-government collaboration, facilitated by GDS.
The Open Standards Board has issued date-times and time-stamps guidance mandating the use of the ISO 8601 standard on UK government IT systems. ISO 8601 displays dates and times in order of increasing accuracy. For example, the stamp 2017-01-25T12:34:56+00:00 …
Technical Writer, Khidr Suleman attended a cross-government API Standards event at the end of October. The event provided an opportunity to discuss how to promote common principles of API design to make them easy to implement across government. A total …