I’m Howard Pang, an apprentice developer in the Department for Transport Digital Service, and part of the newly formed DfT Lab.
As newly appointed smart working champion for DfT I’m quickly getting used to being asked to define what smart working is.
Transport security can be more of a 24/7 job than a 9 to 5 one – which is why smarter working is particularly important in helping us provide a continuity of service.
DfT’s first ever digital speed learning event took place last month as part of our ‘Learning At Work Week’.
A year ago, I joined the Crossing Thresholds programme, which is for women who want to develop their career in a structured and supportive environment.
A hackathon is an event where problems and challenges are solved innovatively, using data and technology.
The rebuild of London Bridge station, as part of the Thameslink Programme, presented us with a great opportunity to try out some new ways of helping people find their way around a busy station.
Ever sat down to start on a piece of work and thought, “Where do I find the information I need to do this?”
Earlier this month, DfT ran its second Hack Club event, where prototype services are built from scratch in double quick time.
Highways England (which replaced the Highways Agency in 2015) is at the beginning of a journey to improve the quality of its data.