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Data Science

Ideas to help civil servants understand the opportunities of data

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Back in April we set out our plan for the discovery phase for what we are now calling “data science literacy”. We explained that we were going to undertake user research with civil servants to understand how they use data. …

The Accelerator!

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GDS have run a Data Science Accelerator since August 2014. We’ve mentored 4 cohorts and several participants have gone on to data science roles. Feedback has been very positive - in a recent cross-government data science competition, the winner and …

Re-engaging with our external data users

On Tuesday night some of us from across government departments involved in the Government Data Programme caught up with a group of external data users over a few mince pies. As always it was good to hang out with a …