We’ve asked Fliss Bennee, a Senior Technical Advisor here at the Government Digital Service, to share her thoughts on ways of working in a more digital environment.
On 14 January we held our first Open Formats Clinic, with around 25 people joining from across government.
In July this year, the UK government selected an open standard to use for all editable documents created by government - Open Document Format (ODF).
We announced in July that we had selected an open standard for sharing or collaborating on government documents – the Open Document Format (ODF).
I’ve got one of those sorts of problems that is nice to have. One that shows me that there is energy and passion to do things right in government.
Siju Salami, a Digital and Technology fast streamer, recounts his recent experience of mentoring some young coders at the Young Rewired State Festival of Code. For one week in August, 750 coders and designers, aged 18 or younger, came together …
Linda Humphries, Head of Open Standards in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, talks us through what the announcement about document formats means for Technology Leaders in government.