How Government as a Platform works

Government as a Platform makes it easy to assemble digital services out of shared components, eg service patterns, products, data and a joined up approach to hosting. This frees service teams across government to spend their time on designing high quality, straightforward user-friendly services, rather than starting from scratch.

How the Disclosure and Barring Service use GaaP products for service transformation

Graphic depicting how GaaP components can be plugged into a service. It includes icons for the different GaaP components: Verify, GOV.UK Pay, GOV.UK Notify and Platform as a Service

Lisa Keenaghan is the Digital Service Manager at the Disclosure and Barring Service. In this post she talks about how using the Government as a Platform (GaaP) product suite has helped to transform the DBS service.

Discovering the next Government as a Platform component

Two colleagues sit at a table and both look at a document where they're drawing their ideas

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.