Blog posts by Saul Cozens

  • Improving the NHSX website during the pandemic

    We worked with NHSX to improve their website to provide vital information during the pandemic, moving it onto a Wagtail Content Management System.

  • Adopting the Local Digital Declaration

    The Local Digital Declaration is a great statement of intent. But there are plenty of challenges for local authorities in adopting the principles.

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    Creating the best working environment for teams

    Over the years, we’ve learned what makes a productive working environment. So what do we look for when we’re trying to find our ideal office space?

  • Our first year as #dxwNorth 

    It’s been a year since we shared our intention to set up a dxw office in the north. Here’s an update on what we’ve done so far.

  • Local Government as a Platform

    Last week we were lucky enough to be able to talk at the Public Sector Digital Transformation Forum about Local Government as a Platform, and more specifically, using GOV.UK Pay in local government services. The phrase Government as a Platform is not universally understood, The Government Digital Service describes it as: … a new way […]

  • Taking dxw to the North

    After two years as a civil servant, I have now joined the dxw team. In some ways it was a hard choice – I had committed myself to help change the way that government does technology and leaving felt like giving up on the wonderful colleagues that I left to carry on that mission. But […]