Ten years of Government Digital

Jeremy Renwick Blog, Digital delivery

Ten years ago today the initial Beta of the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) went live for the first time. It was a collaboration between the Packaging Federation, the Environment Agency (EA) and Oxford based software house Solution 7. The beta was a ranging success with over 80% uptake and reducing the time to produce the key Q1 numbers by 6 weeks. The full …

Digital by default: knowledge and experience

Davina Sirisena Blog, Digital delivery

This is one of our ‘ways of working’ blog posts focused on what we offer and how we work with our clients. If you’re building a digital service in government, it’s important that you operate within Government Digital Service (GDS) guidelines specifically referencing the Service Design Manual and adhering to the Digital by Default Service Standard, including passing the related assessments at the end …

Setting an analysis rhythm in large or complex programmes

Davina Sirisena Blog, Digital delivery

Back in January, Davina wrote a series of blog posts about setting an analysis rhythm in large or complex programmes for the Government Digital Service (GDS). There are four parts: Part 1: Setting an analysis rhythm in large or complex programmes Part 2: High level design Part 3: Detailed design Part 4: Support build, test and iteration Below is a taster …