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How I Co-Created the Delivery Managers Learning List

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In this post Myles Jarvis, a Delivery Manager at the Department for Education, takes you behind the scenes of the creation of the Delivery Management learning list, a useful resource for delivery managers, with the support of the cross-government delivery management community.

How do you attract more Software Developers into your department?

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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.

What is 'product leadership' and what skills do product leaders need?

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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.

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.

Companies House: building a more rewarding workplace for Digital, Data and Technology Professionals

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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.

How we’re developing the product leaders of the future

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As heads of product in government, we believe that product management is best ‘learnt by doing’.