We kicked off 2017 with the third in our series of Tech, Digital and Data leaders Seminars. This time we discussed interoperability and security.
Last week I said a fond farewell to GDS as my time as the Government’s Chief Technology Office came to an end. I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on what I have seen and learnt over the last 4 years at GDS.
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?
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.
Find out about our priorities for Open Source and how you can get involved with our work to make government code open and reusable.
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.
We’re working on GovWifi: a service for public sector buildings which allows civil servants, contractors, and guests to sign in to wifi automatically, even in buildings they’ve never been to before.
Lawrence Nichols, head of IT at UK Export Finance (UKEF), talks about his experiences of the recent technology transformation in his organisation.
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.