Data science is a complex, rapidly changing discipline and has an increasingly diverse range of applications. read how Nicky formalised the process of continuous learning and innovation by encouraging people to spend up to 20% of their time exploring new and innovative data science tools and techniques
Like most organisations today, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) wants to use its data more effectively. The goal is to make sure that people making decisions have the insights they need at the right time to guide their decision making, whether that’s front-line prison staff or senior civil servants.
Read about how GOV.UK productionised the related links section, taking the outputs from a machine learning algorithm and adding them to the live workflow for publishers
The Race Disparity Unit has recently published the second in a series of summaries of data from the Ethnicity facts and figures website. Discover how the collection of staff ethnicity can be improved
The Race Disparity Unit has today (27 June) published the first in a series of summaries of data from the ‘Ethnicity facts and figures’ website.
This first summary shows a range of facts and figures about Black Caribbean people in England and Wales.
This post describes how we test the performance of machine learning algorithms to improve navigation on GOV.UK
Read about Natural Language Processing projects happening in data science teams across government
GDS has been looking at how government can save money in business processes through the use of data standards and the interoperability they bring. Through improving how government processes talk to each other, we can deliver users simple, seamless and …
This post explains the concept of ‘harmonisation’ and illustrates how it can help make statistics more coherent and comparable, with reference to a recent childhood obesity study.
GOV.UK can be represented as a multilayer network GOV.UK is a group of pages that comprises the best place to find government services and information. In its most abstract form, GOV.UK can be represented as a network made of pages, …
Find out all the ways in which semantic similarity is helping us improve GOV.UK