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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Our initial research shows that government organisations are facing challenges balancing capabilities and lock-in when using the cloud.