The government technology landscape has shifted significantly since we made our commitment to Cloud First nearly 4 years ago. Departments have become more mature in their uptake of cloud services; to support this need, we've added further clarification to our cloud guidance and policy.
James is Director of Technical Architecture &
Head of Technology at GDS.
We recently organised a Tech Leaders session at Facebook’s London HQ. I wanted to share what I learned from them and other global tech companies about their approach to trust and privacy.
At a recent Technology Leaders meeting we agreed that the internet is ok for the vast majority of the work that the public sector does. But what does that mean for the future of the Public Services Network?
Last week, at the Open Government Partnership summit in Paris, the UK government joined a new collective action that recognises the role of open source software in improving governance.
Recently a small group of technology leaders from across government discussed the role that we play in developing user-centric services and their impact on wider society.
I’m pleased to announce Anna Shipman as the new Head of Open Source, leading a concerted approach to greater use and reuse of open source across government.
A short while back I was fortunate to speak at GitHub’s annual Universe conference in San Francisco. I was asked to tell the story of GOV.UK and I was keen to emphasise a number of points.
We’re looking for a Technology Leadership Manager to lead the development of the Technology Leaders Network.
The Technology Leaders Network has had a refresh: focusing on greater transparency and demonstrations of great work across government. In its first meeting since the refresh Nigel Green demonstrated HMRC’s Enterprise Data Hub.
James Stewart talks about why we are committed to the cloud, how this commitment has changed how we think about technology, and what we plan to do next.