I’m the Product Manager for the Power of Attorney (POA) refunds service for the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG). My team and I built a digital and assisted digital service (no paper version) to meet a need that hadn’t …
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.
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.
The start of the year is sometimes known as Divorce January due to the rise in enquiries about separation that happens after the holidays.
As organisations which deliver software grow, there’s a very common need to define what they see as best practice for software development.
We recently attended the Lesbians Who Tech summit, an event that brings together the community of queer* women working in technology.
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.
As part of our commitment to making our digital and technology teams more representative of the general population and the people we build services for (we call this normalising) we pitched to host the annual Geek Girl conference; a network run …