We’ve updated the purchasing strategy guidance in the Technology Code of Practice, to offer more advice of when to buy and when to build.
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.
The GOV.UK Verify team at GDS needed to make sure data was protected when being shared with the eIDAS regulation framework. Here’s how they did it.
We’re bringing 3 government data communities together on 16 March to talk about how we maintain structured data and APIs over time, and what data we consider to have potential archival value.
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.
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.
The Local Government Association (LGA) contacted the Open Standards Team and asked for our help to increase accessibility of election results.
In this blog post I’ll discuss our thoughts on providing access to datasets through APIs. My thoughts are based on experiences with the Registers team, who have been conducting user research into how people use data, and agree with the …
At GDS, “make things open,” is something you hear on a daily basis. In my new role as the GDS Open Standards Lead, I’m helping to make sure we do this, ensuring we choose the best open standards, and promote …
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 …