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.
GOV.UK Notify makes it easier to keep people updated, by helping service teams across government to send text messages, emails or letters to their 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.
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.
GOV.UK Notify users can now upgrade to version 2 of the API. Rebecca Law outlines what’s new in the updated API, and the timeline for removing version 1.
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.
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.