Ask someone what they think working in government might be like, and you’ll sometimes get answers like this: it will be out of date, detached from reality, officious, cumbersome. Those are Yes, Minister-era stereotypes that simply don't apply anymore. Government …
Continuing our series of blogs by current Digital and Technology (DaT) fast streamers, Colin Pattinson writes about his first year experience and how the Fast Stream scheme has lived up to his expectations so far.
Transforming government services needs the right people in the right jobs. That’s why we, the Digital, Data and Technology Profession team, are building this capability across UK government. Part of our role is to recruit within GDS itself, where we’re …
My name is Jonathan and I have just joined the Civil Service Digital and Technology (DaT) Fast Stream and I want to tell you about the application process.
Continuing in the series of blog posts by current Digital and Technology Fast Streamers, Iain Gordon writes about his first placement at the Home Office and his next move. I’m a first-year Digital and Technology Fast Streamer (DATs, as we’re commonly known). …
Next in the series of blogs by current Digital and Technology Fast Streamers, Ert Erol writes about his journey onto the DaT Fast Stream program
In the second of a series of blogs by current Digital and Technology fast streamers, Chris Bayley writes about why he applied and reviews his first two roles at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the Home Office.
In the first of a series of blogs by Digital and Technology fast streamers, Stacey Phillips writes about her experiences on the scheme so far, and her first placement as a Digital Delivery Manager for the Home Office.
Our Cabinet Office colleagues at Civil Service Learning recently listed 6 new dates for the 1-day Digital Foundation Day developed here at GDS. The next date is next week, on Tuesday 14 July 2015.
This Parliament ends on 30 March. Between then and the general election on 7 May is the pre-election period and the Civil Service communicates less, in line with the General Election Guidance.