In celebration of the 10th anniversary, and the recent refresh, of the Government Cloud First policy, the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO) is excited to announce UK Public Sector Cloud Certification October! This is the most exciting month for …
CDDO has worked with experts and digital leaders from across government to develop the newly published Functional Standard for the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) function. Read about why we are publishing a new standard and how it was developed.
Data Challenge Finalists: meet the team that aims to test government policies at scale using a digital platform - Dokimi.
Data Challenge Finalists: meet the team aiming to change how the UK detects modern slavery using a modern data-driven approach, Project Heyrick.
Data Challenge Finalists: meet the team aiming to use machine learning to help HMRC sort through mail items using AI.
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.
In our latest blog, you can read about the Digital Excellence Programme, specifically designed for current and aspiring Senior Civil Servants. Find out about the programme, and be part of the change by signing up for the pilot courses starting in February 2023.
The latest CDDO blog covers the infamous Civil Service Data Challenge, which is open to all Civil Servants regardless of department, role or grade, seeking ideas on how government can better improve its use of data, with a prize of 50,000 and development support for the winning submission on offer.
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.
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.