Across the public sector we’re beginning to see organisations eagerly adopt the opportunities modern technology provides by building and nurturing secure, high-performing and resilient services that put the needs of end users front and centre.
Cloud and engineering
Why software engineers make really good gardeners
As a lead engineer, I’m on the lookout for techniques that build our confidence in the software, for adjustments that we could make to our test strategy and culture. This is why, one Tuesday evening earlier this year, you would have found me watching a talk by an ex-colleague which was enticingly titled TDD and other drugs.
AWS certifications: what does it take to become a cloud expert?
We encourage our engineering community to get AWS certified so they can boost their career and help us deliver better in the cloud for the organisations we work with.
How to use inclusive language to talk about technology
To communicate inclusively in tech, there’s several things to keep in mind that help us nurture a culture that truly values diversity, equity and inclusion.
GOV.UK PaaS – a way forward
You might have been as surprised as us to hear GOV.UK PaaS is being decommissioned. This has left many wondering what comes next. Fortunately, there are options…
Optimising learning in high-performing teams
It’s no secret that building and empowering high-performing teams helps produce excellent results. It sounds simple enough, but how do you truly build this type of dream team? It all hinges on learning.
How AWS Government Competency will help us deliver more value for public sector organisations
Made Tech recently became an accredited AWS Government Competency Partner. We’re now one of a handful of accredited partners in the UK specialising in the public sector. Here’s a closer look at our journey, and how the accreditation will help us deliver more value for the public sector.
GOV.UK PaaS – an update…
We’ve been exploring options for our clients who currently host services on PaaS and thinking about what this means for the wider community.
Creating a text-based SMS service to make mental health services for children and young people more accessible
In early 2021, we began an 8-month journey to create a digital mental health support finder tool for children and young people in Gloucestershire.
2021 public sector digital blog round-up!
As 2021 draws to a close, we thought it would be nice to see out the year by sharing some great blog posts about public sector technology we saw this year.