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.
The UK government's rebuild of the online system for the Universal Credit program had a rocky start due to unrealistic timelines and a lack of agile expertise.
Coming from six years as director of the New Local Government Network think tank, Simon Parker wants to facilitate a shift toward useful digital services in his new role on the Redbridge Council.
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency digital services director James Munson says that open-minded attitudes and iterative design have helped the agency serve citizens more effectively.
From Gov.UK comes a simple but relevant reminder that quality assurance and continuous testing are essential for delivering stellar digital services.
The head of UK's Government Digital Services predicts a future where agile processes make government services simple, clear, available, and fast.
A network of digital practitioners in local government is calling for the use of common platforms, open source, open standards, and Agile methodologies for councils as those agencies develop new digital services for customers.