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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Back in 2014 we held an unconference aimed at creating a conversation between technologists across government. The event, dubbed StackTech, turned out to be a big success and led to discussions still going on today, like how to improve reuse …