Making Government Digital Services Fast

Web Performance
Location: King's Suite
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 53 ratings)

In this talk, Paul will show through a series of examples how The Government
Digital Service recognise, prioritise and quickly address performance issues
whilst helping government build digital services so good people prefer to
use them.

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Paul Downey

Her Majesty's Government Digital Service

Paul is a Technical Architect at Her Majesty’s Government Digital Service,
where he helped build GOV.UK and is now working with departments to
transform Government digital services. Formerly he acted as BT’s Chief Web
Services Architect, served as an W3C Advisory Committee representative, and
was a founding member of He built SolderPad, and co-founded
OSHUG, the Open Source Hardware monthly meet-up, and is mildly notorious for
a set of uber-doodles collectively known as The Web is Agreement.


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