GDS flagship identity verification programme over-optimistic and failed to set clear objectives, claims NAO report
'Moving it to the Department of Fun, run by a minister who was forced to change the data privacy on his own app doesn't make sense,' says Bracken
Evisceration of Government Digital Service confirmed over Easter by Prime Minister's statement to Parliament
One digital identity to rule all health service 'interactions'?
GDS has continued expanding despite a recent exodus of leaders - but needs a clearer focus, claims the NAO
Turf war between GDS and HMRC over Gov.UK Verify just 'creative tension', says local government CDIO Ed Garcez
But Garcez admits that the Verify platform needs time to mature
HMRC will still use Gov.UK Verify for individual taxpayers
New ID scheme will need to be in place before Government Gateway closes next year
GDS head Kevin Cunnington: Government Transformation Strategy will 'be carried out at pace and scale'
Cunnington explains strategy for 'digitally enabled transformation of government'
Three-year plan from GDS aims to make better use of data, build re-usable business capabilities and to establish open standards
Whitehall mandarins are desperate to get their IT powers back, claims Maude
Cunnington addresses claims that the GDS is set to be broken up
Musical chairs continue at GDS as Cunnington replaces Stephen Foreshew-Cain
New GDS guidelines will apply to all services
Maxwell will seek to expand the government's relationships with the digital and technology industries
Rural Payments Agency forges ahead with second-generation programme procurement
Common standard would help local authorities assert their collective bargaining power during procurement
Singleton to start his new role as deputy director of operations at BIS on 1 March
GDS will pursue open data use and expand the government-as-a-platform mission to overcome Whitehall's monolithic IT systems
Big-names roped in to advise the GDS on 'delivering world-beating digital public services'
Foreign Office's 'Country Register' unveiled at Sprint 15 - the first of many GDS 'open register' databases
The government's digital tax platform will be hosted in a public cloud
Government CTO Liam Maxwell 'delighted' to have Patterson back at GDS following stint at DVLA
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has already hired two former GDS employees this year as it reshapes its IT team