verb: modernise “adapt (something) to modern needs or habits, typically by installing modern equipment or adopting modern ideas or methods” (Google dictionary, accessed 18th November 2018) We are forming the Application Modernisation Team to work on modernising our legacy technology.
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.