Central Government Business and Technology 2017 Conference Roundup

Whitehall Media’s 8th annual Central Government Business and Technology conference (CGBT) brought together hundreds of senior Civil Servants to…


Nomination for work on capability-led platform models in government

Following testimonials from Government Digital Service (GDS) and the digital directorate of Scottish Government on the impact of his research on…


Digital government: why platform-based businesses are the answer

Strategy Director Mark Thompson was recently invited to act as the keynote speaker of Citizen2020's London workshop on the topic of digital…


The impact and the role of platform models in UK government

The concept of “Government as a Platform” (GaaP) is coined frequently, but interpreted inconsistently. GaaP is often seen as being about technology…


5 steps to delivering better public sector services

One of Methods Digital’s Directors – and former GDS Transformation Programme Lead – Michael Beaven spoke at the Transforming Public Sector ICT Summit…


Speeding up government transformation

In this post, Michael Beaven (former GDS Transformation Programme Director) shares his latest thinking on how to make digital change happen faster…


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Turning Government as a Platform Into Reality - 17th March

Government departments, agencies and local authorities are busy redesigning services for the digital economy - and introducing new tech to deliver…


Sharing digital capabilities across government

On the 29th December 2015, Ed Vaizey MP asked for input to the Government’s digital strategy. Read the press release here. As thought leaders in the…


Local Government as a Platform

  Local Government-as-a-Platform from Methods Digital Like many other Local Authorities, Adur & Worthing (A&W) Councils, were…


Where next for UK Government as a Platform and GDS?

Amid all the debate about the direction of digital government, it's important to take a critical look at the GDS plan for government as a platform.…