GDS’s internal IT infrastructure was built to support flexible working, so here’s how we were able to adapt to a completely remote workforce.
Lockdown measures caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) meant that the Government Digital Service switched to be a fully remote working organisation. Read to find out how the service desk adapted to continue supporting their users.
I joined GDS as a Technical Architect. I have always wanted to develop my own style and my own understanding of architecture. Here’s what I’ve learned over the last 3 years.
We’ve updated our security guidance in the Technology Code of Practice so it helps teams build security into their projects from the start.
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’ve switched to using Docker ‘containers’ for our local development environment, which has made it simpler to use and less error-prone.
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.
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.
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.