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Communicating Digital Community of Practice – feedback on our first monthly meeting

Last week saw the first monthly meeting of our ‘Communicating Digital’ community of practice.  We’ve had 16 comms practitioners sign up to the community since we launched it back in May.

Introducing the CDPS senior leadership team – by interim CEO Sally Meecham

Meet the CDPS senior leadership team.

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Digital Landscape Review update 2 – beginning to zoom-in to the details

The Digital Landscape team talk through what they have achieved in the last fortnight as they have begun to zoom-in to some of the details, going through the areas in which they are working one-by-one.  

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e-procurement in Wales: a discovery

We’re working with the National Procurement Service to do a discovery about the e-procurement tools used across the Welsh public sector, in order to understand the experiences of those using these systems, and what kind of system they would like to use.

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The culture of CDPS

Interim CEO Sally Meecham talks about the culture of the CDPS.

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Digital Landscape Review

The Landscape Review aims to understand the state of Welsh digital public services (across services, platforms, contracts, and technology and skills) in order to better set priorities, to identify where we can join up teams and services, and assign investment for improving them.

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Sport Wales discovery

In February 2021, Sport Wales approached the Centre to see how we could support them in developing their community grants system and also on their digital transformation journey.

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Chair’s Blog – July 2021

I’m delighted to be writing my first blog post as the new Chair of the Centre for Digital Public Services. For me the term “digital” represents much more than technology and computers.

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Shifting from a ‘project’ to a ‘product’ mindset

In our previous blog, we shared an update on the development journey for our ‘Track My Request’ solution to give easy access to status updates on requests to Adult Social Care.

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Digital Leaders week – catching up

Last week was Digital Leaders Week, an event focused on digital transformation with 300 speakers and 200 separate events aimed at sharing good practice.

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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.

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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.