Our Home Office digital team have produced a Design System to improve on how we build services that are fit for everyone. Read how we did it.
Do you want to return to work after a career break? Do you worry that you won’t have enough recent work experience to be attractive to employers? Find out how Alice returned to a career at Home Office DDaT through its Career Returners Programme, in partnership with Women Returners.
Are you a recent graduate with a love of digital, data and technology? Would you like the opportunity to experience a broad range of digital and tech functions before choosing a specialism? The Home Office DDaT Dynamic Development Scheme is now open to graduates. Read on to find out how to apply for the scheme.
Looking for an apprenticeship as a project manager, business analyst or infrastructure engineer? Want to work on some of the most fascinating digital, data and technology programmes in the market and in government? Apprenticeships are now open at the Home Office.
The Software Developer Accelerated Apprenticeship scheme at DDaT at the Home Office in both London and Manchester is now open for applications from existing civil servants. Career switcher, Ajay Mungur, recently graduated with distinction from his apprenticeship. He now works as a full-time associate software developer at the Home Office. He talks about his journey here.
Sulthan Ahmed, Technical Lead and Lead Developer for DDaT at the Home Office, writes about never having to remember another password since the creation of a new design pattern to securely identify users. It’s been created by the Home Office and endorsed by the Government Digital Service (GDS).
People in DDaT at the Home Office are working on cutting edge stuff: Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform and Amazon Web Service across a number of platforms. Will McGeehin, Head of Software Engineering, talks about the evolving interpretations of DevOps at the Home Office and what you can do to get involved.
Deputy Director for Design and Research, Katy Arnold, describes the structured and repeatable approach CoLab in the Home Office uses to solve problems. Utilising a combination of user research and knowledge of Home Office operations, the approach is flexible, can be applied to a range of different problems and delivers diverse solutions.
As the DDaT Home Office Policy and Innovation Lab, called CoLab for short, celebrates its first birthday, user-centred design leaders, Adam Hardy and Katy Arnold, talk about what CoLab is and how it came to be.
Why Home Office Digital, Data and Technology are replacing commonly used cyber security terminologies ‘whitelisting’ and ‘blacklisting’ with racially neutral terms such as ‘allow list’ and ‘deny list’.
Life in lockdown has affected working practices in many ways. As the DesignOps team at the Home Office, we provide tools, resources and training to content and interaction designers. Right now, this means we’re busy trying to keep regular design …