At the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), we have thousands of different systems running on many different types of hosting, from modern, hyper-scale cloud providers like AWS and Azure all the way through to physical servers in data centers and server …
This is my first government role and I found the recruitment process different, to say the least! One of the main differences was an open evening that I attended before I had even submitted my CV. This was a first …
At the Ministry of Justice we code in the open by default. Increasingly, we write IT Policy in the open too. We apply the tenth GDS design principle: improving our IT Policy in the open to make it better.
Over the last couple of years, there has been a huge amount of interest in blockchains - the technology underpinning electronic currencies such as Bitcoin. While most development has been in the private sector, we’re keen to explore their potential …
We want to support the incredible work of our staff by giving them the best tools for their jobs.
If we want to encourage young people to think about a career in digital and technology, what should we do? Get out there and talk to them!
We're appointing product owners to manage our computers, devices, networks and Wi-Fi, to keep our technology up to date.
The real long-term costs of running IT or software – and why it makes sense to invest in improvements to avoid expensive glitches later on.
You should spend time exploring your options before buying or building a service, and always make sure you can change it in the future.