GDS is putting all of its cloud policy, guidance and case studies in one place to make it easier for public sector organisations to find the information and use the cloud.
Tom March, GDS Lead Technology Advisor
We’ve published new cloud guidance and we’re running a cross-government workshop in April to talk about all of our recent cloud work.
Security researchers from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) expand on the topics of data portability, native cloud services and security associated with cloud lock-in.
The Government Digital Service has published the first part of our new suite of cloud guidance, covering provider lock-in. We’ve also published a case study on cost optimisation at the Home Office.
GDS has completed a cross-government review of the Cloud First policy. The policy is not being revised, reissued or renamed. Instead, we’re looking at ways to better meet users' needs around cloud, predominantly by providing more detailed guidance and support.
Our initial research shows that government organisations are facing challenges balancing capabilities and lock-in when using the cloud.
We held our first Consulting Technical Architects (CTA) drop-in at the GDS offices in Whitechapel at the start August. The half-day session was attended by technologists from a range of government departments and we plan to run this drop-in clinic …
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