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.
GOV.UK Platform as a Service
We’re building GOV.UK Government Platform as a Service (PaaS) to host a range of services so teams across government don’t have to build their own hosting stack. This will make it easier and cheaper for teams across government to host applications, services and platforms.
The health sector is starting to use GaaP products. Arms length bodies and NHS hospitals and trusts are among the early adopters. In this blog post we’ll look at the benefits our products are bringing to the health sector.
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.
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.
In this post Anais Reding discusses how over 100 services across 26 departments and agencies are now using GaaP tools, guidance and components.
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.
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.
This post outlines a recent issue with GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS), and how it was resolved.