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.
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.
We’ve updated our security guidance in the Technology Code of Practice so it helps teams build security into their projects from the start.
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 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.
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.