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Communities of practice

At CDPS, we realise the strength of a community. We have seen in our everyday life what can be achieved by working together, and sharing what we have, more than ever over the last year.

Digital skills and capability – supplier webinar

In our discovery phase we heard that there can be a lack of understanding of what ‘digital means, that not all senior leaders understand how to implement digital transformation and that many public sector staff are keen to get involved in designing better public services, but need the right training and support.

Digital Service Standards for Wales – our next iteration

In October last year we published our draft/alpha service standards for digital services in Wales. Since then, we’ve been looking at how they’re being used, how standards are used in other countries and what we can do to support adoption more widely.

Knowledge Sharing Series event 5 – Making the right technology choices

This week saw the 5th of our Knowledge Sharing Series webinars, set up to provide as many opportunities as possible for knowledge sharing, learning and engagement.

Engaging communities

As we develop and focus our delivery we’ve been thinking about communities and how we create meaningful engagement. When we talk about communities we’ve been thinking about the term in three ways.

Test, refine and build: what happens during the ‘Beta’ product development phase

Over the past few months, we’ve been sharing our progress working together with Neath Port Talbot, Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen to explore a shared challenge around the front door of Adult Social Care.

Knowledge Sharing Series Event 5 – technology – making the right choices

Join us for our next knowledge sharing series webinar when we’ll be looking at technology and how public sector organisations in Wales can make the right tech choices.

Welcome to our very first vlog by CDPS CEO, Sally Meecham.

We caught up with Sally Meecham to hear the latest news from the Centre of Digital Public Services. Take a look at Sally’s video to hear about the latest events, opportunities and how we’re keen to hear your views to make our communications better.

Communicating digital – get involved

In March we did a short piece of work to explore some of the challenges for organisations when it comes to communicating digital and whether there’s a role for the Centre to support in this space.

Could you be our new Community Manager?

At CDPS we’ve  started to create communities around our digital service standards to provide a space where anyone with an interest can come together to share knowledge and ideas. 

Building a team

We’ve reached an exciting stage of our development here at CDPS Wales as we start to recruit people to join our team.

Communicating digital – understanding the challenges

Open communication has been a key principle for us from day one. To really deliver better public services, organisations need to communicate effectively both internally and externally.