In this post the GOV.UK Notify team discuss two new features they've added - sending letters through Notify and receiving text messages from users.
Building and strengthening our common components and shared platforms, is at the heart of what we do at GDS. Here’s detail on our progress and product iteration since we last blogged in March.
In this post Richard Buttrey talks about the market briefing held at TechUK. He explains the opportunities Government as a Platform offers suppliers.
One of our principles in Government as a Platform (GaaP) is to avoid being tied to a single supplier. We often get asked how we’ll apply this principle to the GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS) and that's what we'll discuss in this post.
A delivery manager and developer from the Environment Agency's 'I want to fish' service talk about their experience using GOV.UK Notify to keep their users informed.
Meera Nayyar is a Customer Strategy Lead for the Valuation Office Agency (VOA). In this guest post, she writes about how the VOA is using GOV.UK Notify to keep businesses informed about changes to their rates with email and SMS messages.
As more and more services begin to adopt our Government as a Platform components, we’ve decided to post regular updates on our progress building them. This is a list of what we’ve done so far in 2017. We’ll iterate the format of these updates to make them as useful as we can.
Back in May last year GOV.UK Notify sent its first messages as part of our invite-only beta release. Now - after 9 months, 3.5 million messages, 32 live services, 850 code deployments, and 500 hours of user research — we’re making Notify available to all of central government.
This post outlines a recent issue with GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS), and how it was resolved.
Holly Challenger writes about findings from user research sessions run over the past 6 months, and how these sessions have shaped improvements to the GOV.UK Platform as a Service.
GDS started looking at how to support services implementing webchat last year. Since then we’ve completed an alpha and published 8 posts on 4 GDS blogs about our findings, insight and recommendations. Here’s a useful roundup of all the webchat blog posts.