Kerry, a content designer from DFE, describes her work with service assessors and teams across the department to ensure that the government Service Standard and collective community standards can be found, understood and applied.
This blog post shows what it means in practice to work against point 2 of the Service Standard. Two departmental service teams share how they have addressed it.
In their second blog post, teams from CDDO and UK Export Finance share how a range of new collaborative formats and training have changed their culture, supporting sustainable service development.
Teams from CDDO and UKEF have been building capability and meeting government standards as they go. In this post they talk about how they did this in practice.
Being an assessor is one of the most rewarding ways to learn about the services in government, how teams solve difficult challenges and lessons you can apply to your own work. Design assessor Laurence Berry shares what is involved and how to best support service teams.
Service assessments ensure that a digital service is meeting the points of the Service Standard. But there have been times when services have not met the standard. That doesn’t mean failure. This blog post discusses the opportunities and support available for service teams.
As part of service assessments, teams are asked to give an overview of the service they have developed and walk the assessor panel through the user journey. In this blog post, senior interaction designer Vicky Teinaki shares how to prepare a compelling service demo.
In recent weeks, we have seen a surge in government activity needing services to be launched at very short notice. So we created a condensed version of service assessments to make sure services are still secure, resilient and accessible, focusing on the riskiest factors to launch.
The Standards Assurance Service Team at the Government Digital Service has adapted to running service assessments remotely. Here is our advice on how to make sure the remote service assessment works well.
This is the third of our 3 posts on improvements we’re making to service assessments. It is about our venture into a new frontier for GDS: Life after the Live assessment.