Gemma Elsworth, Head of Digital Performance Analytics at DWP, looks back on the challenges and achievements of her first 6 months in the role.
People and Skills
We recently held our first completely remote Data Science Community of Interest event. Hillary and James talk in this post about the event and recap some of the presentations
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
Applications for the Data Science Accelerator are now open and close on 3 June 2019.
Mixing methods is an approach to research which combines quantitative and qualitative data. Haur and Louise describe how they have used this approach working in the EU Exit Citizen Readiness team at GOV.UK. As a performance analyst, I (Haur) predominantly …
HMRC's Bharath Vadhoola shares how the programme has helped him get a coveted job as a principal data scientist. Find out how you can get on the programme and boost your career prospects.
We want to start a data revolution focusing on service delivery and improving human experience. Find out what we think government needs to do and how you can help.
Four years ago we redefined our role in GDS. Since then we've built an active community of practice across government and worked to build a 'data culture' within product teams. Find out what we've done and our plans for the next year.
We're using supervised machine learning to organise all the content on GOV.UK, which means we can do things like create step by step journeys and consider voice activation. Here's what the data science team did.
One of the questions the data science team at the Government Digital Service (GDS) often gets asked is ‘how does your team work on data science projects?’ We thought we’d blog about how we have evolved our approach to data …