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.
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.
As heads of product in government, we believe that product management is best ‘learnt by doing’.
On 27 and 28 April, digital, data and technology teams from several government departments will return to Europe’s largest tech job fair Silicon Milkroundabout to recruit together.