Want to be a part of building and transforming the government of tomorrow? Meet us at Silicon Milkroundabout

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On 23 and 24 November, our digital, data and technology (DDaT) teams from across government will once again return to Europe’s largest tech job fair to engage and interact with thousands of candidates. Register to attend and visit us at our stand 106/107.

Being on the Digital, Data and Technology Fast Stream

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In this blog post you can read 2 different perspectives on the scheme. Both Fast Streamers are in their third year and work at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), but one joined after nearly 30 years in the Civil Service and one joined straight from university.

How digital, data and technology communities of practice can benefit you and your organisation

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Cross-government communities of practice are growing across the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Profession. Find out about how the groups support their members, help career progression and increase DDaT capability across organisations.

What the first Emerging Technology Development Programme graduates learned

Emerging Technology Development Programme

Students have graduated from GDS Academy's first Emerging Technology Development Programme. In this post, civil servants who took the course tell us what they learned, and the academics who taught them talk about their experience of the programme.

How we use data to make the Digital, Data and Technology Profession more diverse

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Making better use of data can help us improve the diversity of our workforce. We’re asking government departments to give us anonymous data - particularly on gender, pay, ethnicity and age - so we can identify patterns and trends.