The Open Standards Board has adopted two new standards. We invited the standard champions to talk about the benefits of their chosen standards and ways in which they complement each other.
Catch up with the work the Open Standards team have been doing to streamline the processes we have, so we can better support the community and get a clearer picture of what works and what doesn’t.
James Stewart talks about his expanded role: developing our approach to technology leadership, open standards and architecture.
James Findlay, Chief Information Officer for HS2, blogs about an emergency services open standard that will transform the way emergency responders share information and will hopefully save lives.
In the Open Standards Board, we've been thinking about jobs: how they’re posted and how people find jobs they might want to apply for in the digital age. So we took up the challenge to find a well-used metadata schema for publishing vacancies online.
As active members of the web community with a strong commitment to open standards, we want to contribute what we're learning to efforts to ensure an open, standards-based web.
Linda Humphries, who currently leads the open standards team in GDS, reflects on how things have changed in the approach to government technology through open standards over the fast 4-5 years.
The Open Standards Principles were published in 2012, they set out the Government’s policy on selecting and implementing open standards.
We’ve been selecting open standards to help government to adapt to changing needs and technologies.
The Standards Hub is where we ask you to share your expertise and knowledge. You help us select open standards that will deliver better, more efficient services.