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.

Discovering the next Government as a Platform component

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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.

What we're working on in Government as a Platform

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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.