This is the second guest post from Matthew Ford, the Technical Director of Bit Zesty, on the migration of the GOV.UK Trade Tariff service to the Platform as a Service for government (PaaS). Here Matthew writes about the technical lessons learned and how the Bit Zesty and PaaS teams resolved them.
We’re building a Platform as a Service, which will be used to host services from across GDS, and the rest of government. And, we’re looking for a senior product manager to help make this happen.
Katie Valentine shares some best practice tips on how to run user research sessions with developers, including how to set up an impromptu lab and using a pair programmer.
The Government as a Platform team is looking for a Policy and engagement Lead. Ben Welby explains why the team is looking for someone with a strong business to business-to-business background and what their focus in this role would be.
In July, the Trade Tariff became the first service to migrate to the Platform as a Service for government. In this post Matt Ford shares some of the benefits and challenges of the migration.
After the first three weeks of our discovery, we reflected on what we’d learned about user management for Government as a Platform (GaaP) products. The alphas we’d considered were too influenced by the desire to try out a promising technology …
On Friday 2 September we reached a major milestone - we took our very first live payment on GOV.UK Pay. Product Manager Till Wirth was confident enough to process a payment using his own debit card. Until now, we’ve been using dummy cards.
Building on our earlier research the GOV.UK Notify team have been looking again at letters, and we thought it would be interesting to share some of our findings.
This post is about a recent production issue on GOV.UK Notify.
We recently completed a discovery on signing in, and managing access, to digital services. This is the first of 2 posts explaining the change in direction of the 'Accessing GaaP services' discovery.