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.
The .gov.uk domain name application guidance is the first piece of government technology content to use the new step-by-step pattern. Here’s how we made it happen and the benefits of displaying the content in this way for users.
The Future Networks for Government (FN4G) programme started in 2018 to look at the role of the Public Services Network (PSN). Here’s an update of what we’ve done so far and what we expect to achieve by March 2020.
Our initial research shows that government organisations are facing challenges balancing capabilities and lock-in when using the cloud.
Find out how the Local Land Charges team at HM Land Registry has helped local authorities in England to standardise and migrate local land charges register information to one central, accessible place.
Find out how you can get an API domain on GOV.UK and what updates we’ve made to the API and data standards.
Find out how the Pay team used Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) to increase its pace, have a more predictable timeline, and improve team morale.
Calling all data practitioners, data leaders and creators, we need your feedback on our data standards proposal and demo code to help us improve data collection and sharing across government.
GDS has made it easier for small public sector organisations to set up and use GOV.UK Pay. Previously, it could take some organisations up to 6 months before they could take payments through GOV.UK Pay. Now users can get set up and take payments from citizens on the same day.
Find out about the Canadian government’s cross-government API Store, how the DVSA improved staff morale with mobile working, tips on delivering APIs as a product manager and more.