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Office Hour with James Stewart & James Abley (UK Government Digital Service)

James Stewart (, James Abley (Government Digital Service)
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Covering the UK Government’s Digital Transformation and the role of data processes, tools and companies within that. In particular:

  • The Government Digital Service, GOV.UK and the Government Digital Strategy
  • The GDS Performance Platform and work to provide better, actionable data to service managers and the public
  • The transformation programme, working with departments to make government services DIgital By Default
  • How individuals and companies at Strata can play a part
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James Stewart

Head of Technology at the UK Government Digital Service, building GOV.UK and making services Digital By Default.

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James Abley

Government Digital Service

Technical Architect (aka doesn’t like labels) working at @GDSTeam helping to create better digital services for citizens of the UK.

Before that I was doing mobile for the last 7 years (both mobile web and native mobile apps).

I’ve been fortunate enough to have done a few fun things and get paid for them:

  • designed, implemented and operated large scale mobile sites
  • designed and implemented a popular, widely used native mobile app


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