In this post Anais Reding discusses how over 100 services across 26 departments and agencies are now using GaaP tools, guidance and components.
We’ve learned that if we can make it easy for service teams to improve and publish accessible forms, these teams will make things better for millions of people. So we’re starting an alpha to explore what this might look like.
We ran a discovery to work out what Government as a Platform components we should look at next. In this post, we talk about our findings and why we're now looking into how services, particularly those without access to a software development team, can more easily collect information from their users.
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.