We are hosting the second cross-government meetup on Open Source in London on Tuesday 26th September.
I help run SPA, a workshop-based conference on all aspects of advancements in software development – technology, processes, people and practice – and we are looking for people to join the organising committee for the 2018 conference.
As I become more senior I have more of a need to write business cases. I turned to the excellent Peter Grzeszczak for advice, and this is what he said.
We are organising a series of cross-government Open Source meetups to exchange ideas, talk about code we can reuse or collaborate on and build a community around Open Source.
I was recently appointed Open Source Lead at the Government Digital Service. In this post, I talk about my first priorities as Open Source Lead and let you know how you can get involved.
I’m pleased to announce that I’m now Open Source Lead at GDS. James Stewart has written a blog post about my appointment.
Someone recently asked my advice on blogging, particularly how I decide what to write about and whether I set aside specific time. Here’s what I said.
I’ve had this blog for five years, but I’ve only recently started using my phone to browse the internet, at which point I realised it displayed terribly on a small screen. It’s a wonder anyone ever read my posts.
When I started line managing people at work, three years ago, I got some great advice from the excellent Andrew Seward. He structured one-to-ones around the following list of questions:
At Scale Summit last week I led a session on code-sharing in large organisations. I was particularly interested in how other organisations raise the visibility of shareable code. This was one of the main themes that came out of the recent code-sharing unconference at GDS.