Transforming government IT to be more agile and responsive, along with a focus on DevOps principles and a scalable public cloud infrastructure, will form the basis for cost-efficient government during a time of Brexit uncertainty.
The strategy pledges a “change of working, of culture, and of disposition” in the civil service, with a strong focus on growing the right people, skills, and culture to maintain an agile and adaptive government.
Speaking at the annual Munich Security Conference, Sir Michael Fallon laid out a modernization plan that would enable NATO have more agility, flexibility, and coherence between intelligence structures and control centers.
Kevin Cunnington explains his plan for getting government institutions to transform into modern, digital organisations.
Extending the concepts of agile beyond development, the chairman of the Environmental Services Agency seeks to highlight 'productivity benefits' available to the UK economy through investment in waste infrastructure.
The DVSA, responsible for improving road and vehicle safety in Britain, has moved away from long-term contracts in order to modernize services through a more agile approach.
The Institute for Government identifies issues with leadership, staffing, and Brexit distraction that could cause the UK government to miss its chance to shine in the agile and digital revolution.
The GDS had been helping the Rural Payments Agency implement a program, which was struggling when the RPA decided to head in a non-agile direction.
For government systems, compromises can exist between traditional security approaches and the more open, agile way of working.
An insider's look at the workings of the UK Government Digital Service, examining the question of whether GDS will manage to facilitate a full-scale transformation of government services.