In March, we blogged about our work with analysts across government to transform the way we produce official statistics. We borrowed ideas from software development and academia to demonstrate what this might look like. We called the project ‘RAP’, which stands for Reproducible Analytical Pipelines.
Matt Upson - Data scientist, GDS
Producing official statistics for publications is a key function of many teams across government. It’s a time consuming and meticulous process to ensure that statistics are accurate and timely. With open source software becoming more widely used, there’s now a …
Understanding what users think about GOV.UK helps us to build better services to meet citizens' needs. Recently we've automated some of the process for analysing thousands of responses to one of our user surveys.