UK open contracting: good policy & maturing platform – it’s time to invest in implementation – Tim Davies

[Summary: relecting on national open contracting progress in the UK] Last week the Prime Minister issued a letter reminding central government departments of their transparency responsibilities and providing updated guidance on the information that should be disclosed and how. Amongst the guidance, is a revised note on “Publication of Central Government Tenders and Contracts” which…

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Internet of Public Service Jobs — 17/12/17 – Product for the People

‘Internet of Public Service jobs’ is a weekly list of vacancies related to product management, user experience, data and design in…you guessed it…the ‘internet of public service’ curated by @jukesie every Sunday. Sign up for it as an email every Sunday afternoon! [01] Political Researcher (short-term contract)mySocietyRemote (UK)Contract — so day ratesClosing date: 05 Jan 2018 [02] Director of…

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The Jukesies 2017 – Product for the People

So what started as a bit of a joke now appears to be an annual thing that people expect (well a handful of them anyway) and who am I to disappoint my audience. Blogger(s) of the year Once again it was a great year for blogging — it does feel like there has been a real renaissance with…

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Bringing policy and digital closer together in DWP – DWP Digital

Celine: I’m Celine McLoughlin a product owner working in DWP Digital on Bereavement services. Jenny: And I’m Jenny Vass. I work in Departmental Strategy, looking at the department of the future. Celine: Earlier this month we attended a new course being developed by the GDS Academy aimed at bringing policy and digital teams closer together….

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