A glossary of commonly used terms in data science – a companion to the 'Data in government' edition of Civil Service Quarterly.
Cat Drew, a former Senior Policy Designer at Cabinet Office’s Policy Lab, describes how the lab has applied new data methods to help people manage health conditions and remain in work.
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.
Welcome to issue 13 of Civil Service Quarterly, which takes as its theme 'Data in government'. We open with a feature from John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service and Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary, on how government is changing to exploit the vast potential of data.
Welcome to Issue 12 of Civil Service Quarterly. We open this edition with a feature from Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, on how the Civil Service is rising to the challenge of Brexit.
Sir Jeremy Heywood, Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, writes about the Civil Service’s response to the outcome of the EU referendum; how it is drawing on its core values, adapting old ways of working and developing new ones at speed to meet the unprecedented demands of Brexit.
Sarah Healey, Director-General, Department for Exiting the European Union, describes the role of the new department and how it has been created from a standing start.
Permanent Secretary Sir Martin Donnelly looks at some of the early challenges – and opportunities – of creating the new Department for International Trade.