DWP Digital has launched a new Chief Data Office, to move towards using data more strategically and improve the customer experience for millions of people who access DWP services each year.
We're borrowing software engineering tools to make analytical code more robust, and encouraging people to ditch spreadsheets for programming languages. Our aim is ease of reproducibility, quality assurance, auditability, adaptability and sustainability of our analysis.
The Data Standards Authority has published new data guidance to help teams publish their own reference data for use across government
The Data Standards Authority invites you to play a leading role in the future development of the Service Manual and service assessments, increasing the importance that data plays.
DWP statistician Catherine Hope leads the cross-government ‘Presentation Champions’ who share best practice for designing the best ways to present government data. In this blog she shares some tips on the best ways to make your information understandable.
GDS is retiring 2 data services - GOV.UK Registers and GOV.UK Performance - and producing new guidance to support departments in publishing their own data.
Find out about the role of data specialists in GOV.UK who helped their colleagues to locate accessibility issues across GOV.UK, and how data processing techniques were used to contribute to fixing these problems
Darren Stillwell explains why the Race Disparity Unit (RDU) is a big fan of ‘harmonisation’. He outlines what the RDU is doing to make ethnicity data more consistent and comparable, and outlines some barriers they’re encountering along the way.
Read how the Data Science Accelerator programme has improved the way in which mentors and mentees are matched, based on project proposals
The first 2021 cohort of the Data Science Accelerator programme launches on 18 January. Read three testimonials from recent programme graduates about their experiences.
The Office of National Statistics has been working on making metadata more accessible, helping to make data a focus of organisational change.