How to support colleagues and implement cultural change to enable digital delivery in Government organisations

  1. Adopt agile ways of working and deliver to the GDS Service Standard
  2. Establish a clear portfolio process to operate within sustainable WIP limits
  3. Introduce user-centred design professions and principles
  4. Support colleagues navigate change with clear guidance and training
  5. Improve communication and collaboration by working in the open
  6. Sign up to the digital and technology spend controls process


Eid Mubarak 🧕🏽🕋

On Tuesday I celebrated Eid Al-Adha. This was the first post-Covid restrictions and it was nice to have that feeling of a community again, as people gathered in the…


Football

Let’s just get the football out of the way. Absolute pandemonium ensued when Harry Kane scored the other night, I couldn’t believe it, England were actually on their way to a major final.




Highlights

One important update I forgot to mention last week was that I got my first COVID vaccination! Massive shout out to the NHS staff at King George Hospital for running such a smooth operation 💙


Nice weather in London

Highlight

With the Bank Holiday weekend, I was finally able to invite friends over after what feels like an eternity. Best of all, we got to finally meet one of these lockdown babies for the first time. We all unanimously agreed, he had a smashing hairline for someone who just turned 3 months old.

X-Gov love

I’ve received really warm feedback from the x-gov community on the digital transformation post I…


  1. The service currently has a 99.5% SLA and serves 0.2 requests per second. We will need to maintain both of these.

Reviewing processes and making tweaks can bring wide-ranging and longstanding benefits to a team

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Get a leg up on the competition on your next Digital Project Manager role with these interview questions, tips & general advice

Interview Stages

The typical interview process for most roles takes place over 3 steps.

Phone Interview

At this stage, it’s really just about being polite and answering some general Project Management questions. You’ll also be asked to give a high-level overview of your experience and be given an introduction to the role and the company.

Rumman Amin

Head of Delivery Profession. Digital Delivery & Transformation in Government. Prev @GDSTeam

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