A few weeks ago, we co-hosted the second Digital Services Convening with our friends from the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, USA. Here's a very brief overview of what we talked about.
For the past 5 months, we’ve been working with the Scottish Government, helping a small team there explore ways to improve how the government makes and receives payments.
The government of Argentina has just announced a new digital driving licence, replacing paper and plastic cards with a digital document stored securely on users’ smartphones. The service was created, from scratch, in just 65 days.
A couple of weeks after leaving the UK Government Digital Service (GDS) back in October 2015, I attended the Code for America summit in California. I gave a talk about some work I'd led during my final months in government, work that explored what it would be like to live in a truly digital nation, with new digital institutions. What follows is the gist of what I said that day. I've updated it for clarity, and added some links that I...