“If you want to encourage people to do something, make it easy.” That’s what Richard Thaler, latest Nobel Prize winner in economics, proposes we need to do to influence human behaviour.
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 …
Digital teams often make prototypes when designing services. They offer a quick, cost-effective way to explore different designs and processes. Prototyping can also help policy teams understand the impact of their policies and how they can be translated into delivery …
Our CDIO Tom Read recently spoke about why diversity matters to us, and what we're doing to encourage and develop this.
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.
I’d like to take the opportunity to explain why diversity matters so much for us at Justice Digital & Technology, and what we are doing to create a more inclusive team that better represents our users.
We’ve recently rolled out a new model for helping our teams meet the Digital by Default service standard.
To celebrate the first anniversary of our LGBTQ* community at the Ministry of Justice we took a trip to Bletchley Park; home of the WWII codebreakers and where Alan Turing famously broke German ciphers. Turing was a gay man who was …
Our job was to deliver a new online service helping people appeal to the tax tribunal once fees were introduced.
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.
Like most digital and technology teams in government we find recruitment a challenge.