Ashley Stephens takes a look at the work we’ve been doing behind the scenes, some of which will be showcased at Sprint 18 by teams across government.
Ash is the Director of the Government as a Platform programme of work at GDS. His team are collaborating with colleagues across government and build shared platforms and components, (eg service designs, toolkits, platforms, data and hosting), which will make it easy to assemble digital services.
Ash previously worked on the transformation programme at GDS.
One year on from the launch of the Government Transformation Strategy, Ash Stephens introduces a week of stories from teams across government showcasing the benefits and maturity of common components.
As Stephen Foreshew Cain said Sprint 16 was a great day and Government as a Platform was very much at the heart of it. In case you missed it or weren’t there, here’s a quick recap on the Government as a Platform highlights from Sprint 16.
Ash Stephens explains what the different things are that make up Government as a Platform, and he gives an update on the cross government collaborative effort that underpins this transformational programme of work.