At GDS we work in quarterly missions. At the end of each cycle, teams have a firebreak to experiment and develop new ideas. Here’s what the GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS) team worked on during its April firebreak.
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.
Our colleagues in the GOV.UK Email team send out notification emails to around 750,000 GOV.UK users who have signed up for alerts about significant content changes.
We’re working to make it easier for government technologists to access the guidance they need to buy, design and build the best possible digital services in the most efficient way…
For the first time, the Government Digital Service is joining forces with a number of departments to hire Technical Architects.
We update our browser testing recommendations in the Service Manual every 6 months. Samsung Internet is the latest addition to our list to test your service in.
The Local Government Association (LGA) contacted the Open Standards Team and asked for our help to increase accessibility of election results.
Every digital service designed within government has to meet the Digital Service Standard. One of the requirements of the standard is that new source code should be made open and published under an open source licence.
We are pleased to launch the API data and technical standards, which is the culmination of fantastic cross-government collaboration, facilitated by GDS.