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Shaping the Data Marketplace through User Research

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As part of the 2022-2025 roadmap for digital and data, the Central Digital and Data Office is working on developing a Data Marketplace for departments.
We’re taking a user-centred approach to this work, focusing on the needs of those civil servants who use data in their roles, whether that’s for operational or analytical purposes. Read more about CDDO’s ambitious user research, three-stranded, programme: discover data; design a data share; and deliver data consistently.

Our Technical Cloud Community is blooming

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Our cross-government Cloud community is helping us make the right decisions about Cloud: Which Cloud? Private or Public? Managed service? Infrastructure as code? In this blog Phil Chatterton, Chief Enterprise Architect shares his thoughts on what next.

Transforming for a Digital Future - six month update

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It’s six months since we launched the Transforming for a Digital Future strategy. Megan Lee Devlin, Chief Executive of CDDO discusses the impressive progress we, and government, have made against our original six missions.

How do you solve the Software Developer shortage across Government? Emerging talent!

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The DDaT Profession Talent team at CDDO have been developing a variety of talent programmes to support departmental DDaT workforce pipelines across government, and we are now excited to announce the launch of our new Software Developer Graduate Scheme.

The scheme signals a step change in how we diversify our graduate offer and directly addresses the shortfall in software developer talent across government.

The Civil Service’s digital skills imperative

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Megan Lee, Chief Executive of CDDO discusses the findings of Google’s Civil Service Digital Skills Survey alongside the opportunities and challenges that the government faces to attract and retain the best digital talent in a fiercely competitive environment.

CDDO’s Autumn of Digital Learning

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The Autumn of Digital Learning continues and, due to popular demand, the successful Innovation Masterclass is back!. Read the latest CDDO blog to find out, and benefit from, all about the latest digital learning opportunities available!

Building a Government Cloud Technical Community

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The Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) is seeking to build a government technical Cloud community of practice. Read this blog to find out more about the community, and how you can join to help shape the future of Cloud in government.

A new direction for digital: looking back on the first year of CDDO

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Megan Lee, Chief Executive, reflects on the first year of CDDO. Here, she outlines the crucial importance of communities and collaboration to deliver digital transformation at scale across government. Central to this transformation is the desire to achieve better outcomes for all.