We’re currently working to add a new point on sustainability to the Technology Code of Practice. We’re adopting a user-led and iterative approach to policy to ensure the new point is as useful and effective as possible.
The Government Digital Service (GDS) recently hosted a remote GraphQL workshop for around 70 people from across government. Here are the main talking points from the event.
The Geospatial Commission has announced that UPRN and USRN data will be openly accessible from July onwards, helping public sector organisations to streamline services and improve the quality of the data they hold.
We’re bringing 3 government data communities together on 16 March to talk about how we maintain structured data and APIs over time, and what data we consider to have potential archival value.
UPDATED: In this guest post, NHS Digital’s Tony Heap talks about treating APIs as services and what this will mean for service teams. We're also hosting an online workshop to discuss delivering APIs to meet users needs.
We take a look at why the GOV.UK Design System changed the element it uses for inputting numbers, making it more accessible and easier to use
Our recent Tech Talks event on interoperability and open standards featured talks from Dan Appelquist, Lorna Mitchell and Kin Lane, and we’re also hosting a couple of events on APIs and data management.
We’ve got our next API and data exchange meet-up coming up in Newcastle on 13 November. It’s being hosted by DWP, and is open to suppliers as well as those from central and local government.
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has created an API catalogue on GitHub to increase transparency across government, start conversations and improve data sharing.
The Open Standards Board is recommending the RFC 4180 standard and OpenAPI 3 specification to improve data sharing across government. Find out why these are recommended and how you can submit proposals.