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Boosting data science skills with the Data Science Accelerator

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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.

Help us start a data revolution for government

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.

Building data dashboards that meet user needs

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Data democratisation is a hot topic for analysts, so at the Government Digital Service we wanted to share how we’ve approached this by understanding teams’ user needs for data and what we’ve learned whilst working with these data sources.

What we've been up to in performance analysis and opportunities ahead

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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.

How we used deep learning to structure GOV.UK’s content

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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.

Data Science Accelerator graduates share their success stories

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There’s not much time left to apply for the Data Science Accelerator programme if you’re interested in developing your data science skills. Take a look at some of the successful projects our previous graduates have worked on.