On the 25th July 2017, techUK will host a market briefing session with the Government Digital Service (GDS). GDS will share its vision and plans with the tech supplier community following the publication of its Government Transformation Strategy earlier this year.
This event will be an opportunity to hear from Kevin Cunnington, Director General of GDS on the vision, plans and opportunities for the tech sector throughout the delivery of the Government Transformation Strategy 2017-2020.
The event will be a chance to meet the teams and offer specific briefings to update the tech sector on what’s new in the GaaP Programme, and how GaaP fits into the bigger picture of the Government Transformation Strategy. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore how suppliers can get involved in future service delivery.
09:00 Registration & tea/coffee
Opening & Welcome
09:30 Julian David (CEO, techUK)
Delivering the Government Transformation Strategy
09:45 Kevin Cunnington (Director General, GDS)
Director General, Kevin Cunnington, will give an overview of how GDS is approaching the Government Transformation Strategy. From shared platforms to data, to skills and capability, Kevin will offer insight into how government services will be transformed.
The Departmental Context
10:00 Hazel Hobbs, Director for Policy & Engagement, GDS
GDS’ Director for Strategy and Engagement will discuss how GDS's work with departments is evolving
The Context for Government as a Platform
How Government as a Platform sits within the Government Transformation Strategy
What does this mean for suppliers?
10:15 Ashley Stephens, Government as a Platform (GaaP) Programme Director
10:30 Richard Buttrey, Policy & Industry Lead, GaaP
Demos and roadmaps of 4 Government as a Platform products
11:30 Proving who you are - GOV.UK Verify LOA1
11:45 Paying for a service - GOV.UK Pay
12:00 Telling users what they need to know - GOV.UK Notify
12:15 Hosting - GOV.UK Platform as a Service
12:30 Data - Registers
12:50 Recap of what this means for suppliers
13:00 Three question and answer sessions on Government as a Platform:
● product management
● commercial issues
● departmental engagement
13:30 Networking and Lunch