The Software Developer Accelerated Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to existing civil servants to retrain as junior developers. Departments, apprentices and their line managers explain what they liked most about the programme.
People working in product management roles often have a very broad set of responsibilities, and the role can vary greatly between departments and teams. This makes product management a difficult discipline to learn without doing. Find out more about the skills you need to be a successful product leader.
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.
We have reviewed the Framework, so we could understand the problems and plan ways to address them. Read more about what we learned and what actions we are taking to fix it.
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.
Being a product manager involves working with teams to define a problem, what the solution is, and how the product is going to deliver that solution. Building consensus around a vision makes it much more powerful.
Technical writers are becoming increasingly important across government. From planning content, discussing Markdown to publishing docs as code, here’s an insight into what they do.
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.
Over the summer, the Government Digital Service (GDS) welcomed 2 interns from the Government Communication Service (GCS) internship programme, and 2 interns from the Government Economic Service (GES) programme.
Here’s what they’ve been up to as part of their internships.
Companies House has been working to make sure that all their employees have rich and rewarding work lives. This has included implementing the Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework.
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.