We asked Home Office data scientist Aimee Murphy what attracted her to the Civil Service and how she is using and developing her skills.
We asked Charlie Boundy, Head of Data Science at the Department for Work & Pensions, about the uses of data and what it’s like to be a government data scientist.
Andrew Goodman, Programme Director for Home Office Digital, looks at how the department is using data analytics to make people’s lives better.
Michel Blancard, a data scientist at the French Government’s Etalab, describes a data-led approach to expanding the use of solar power in France by creating a national register of suitable properties.
Data releases are powering new activity at the Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and attracting all kinds of users to explore and exploit its potential, as Chief Technology Officer John Seglias explains.
John Pullinger, Head of the Government Statistical Service (GSS), describes the role of GSS in mobilising the power of data to help government make better decisions that improve people’s lives.
Read about the ongoing development of data science capability in government.
John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary, describes how government is changing to exploit the vast potential of data for making better policy and better services.
Bryony Mathew, Deputy Ambassador, British Embassy, Phnom Penh, 2013-16, describes how she spotted an opportunity for the embassy to get involved in promoting STEM education while supporting UK expertise.
Anna Edwards of the Government Actuary’s Department considers insurance as a cost-effective solution to tackling poverty in developing countries and what can be achieved.