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Tech specialists wanted to join DWP Digital’s engineering hackathon

DWP Digital are partnering with the technical job marketplace hackajob, to deliver a day long hackathon. You can register to take part now: http://events.hackajob.co/dwp-digital-hackathon If you’re a...

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DWP Digital launches new three-year strategy

In DWP Digital the mission is to improve user experiences for Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) customers and colleagues through technology and innovation. They’ve launched a new ‘Digital Future’...

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DWP Digital is improving cross-government data sharing

The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the need for several departments to urgently collaborate and have access to the right data and insights at the right time. Better use of data underpins everything DW...

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DWP Digital launches new Chief Data Office

DWP Digital has launched a new Chief Data Office (CDO), led by Chief Data Officer, Paul Lodge. The aim of the CDO is to move towards using data more strategically and improve customer experiences for...

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DWP Digital to host a Virtual Recruitment Evening this month

DWP Digital, is recruiting hundreds of digital and tech specialists to lead and redefine digital public services. A career in DWP Digital truly is a career that’s ‘Digital With Purpose’. Working in th...

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Hack2Work - DWP Digitals first online hackathon focuses on re-employment following the pandemic

DWP Digital delivered its first virtual hackathon earlier this month. Hack2Work brought together more than 150 people from a wide range of backgrounds to develop digital solutions focused on helping p...

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DWP Digital hackathon to help jobseekers find work

DWP Digital is hosting a virtual hackathon to explore how technology and innovation can help jobseekers find and access employment following COVID-19. This event is being held in partnership with lead...

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Free Online Coding Taster Session with DWP Digital and Code First Girls

DWP Digital has teamed up with CodeFirstGirls to deliver a free online ‘Introduction to JavaScript’ course on Thursday 20 May at 6pm. The course is open to anyone interested in taking their first step...

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The Virtual Machine Environment Replacement programme at DWP

Overview The Virtual Machine Environment Replacement (VME-R) project replaced aging legacy infrastructure necessary to enable future welfare policy changes to be implemented. This complex and intensiv...