At Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS), we’re building straightforward, effective digital services to support reform, save money and increase safety in UK prisons.
The service I’ve been working on for the past few months is a bit different to most government services: it doesn’t involve any transactions.
Since November, Richard Carling from the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) has been working with the Government Digital Service’s registers team to create a prison register.
At the Ministry of Justice, we code in the open, by default. This means whenever we write software, we make our source code available to anyone and everyone.
In my first blogpost I explained why technological diversity is a good thing. However, it is important to evaluate new technologies to make experiments less risky.
This is the first in a series of technical blogposts we would like your feedback on. Let us know what you think and what you’d like to hear more about.
Data sharing has long been a contested subject, and rightly so. It’s important that the rules balance privacy and public good.
We're really excited to be sponsoring this years 44con security conference as well as running an extremely challenging 'capture the flag' event.