The Government Digital Service hosted an event for developers as part of the Global Day of Code Retreat. Find out what we did and why we set them an impossible challenge.
This post explains how our GOV.UK Email team used load testing and code profiling when migrating to GOV.UK Notify to make sure we could continue to send out 1 million emails per hour during peak times.
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.
There are many different tools and skills required for different content roles, and these requirements vary by job and over time. Writing technical documentation is a specialised role, and because of this us documenters often have to take responsibility for …
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.