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Celebrating a brilliantly diverse International Women’s Day

I'm Sue Griffin, chair of the Women in Technology group, here in DWP Digital. I’m celebrating International Women’s Day with colleagues in Blackpool.

Standing in the shoes of users at the Cross Government Hack

Rachel and colleagues at the Cross Government Hack in Leeds

Hi, I’m Rachel Woods, a product owner at DWP Digital. On 21 and 22 February myself and colleagues from government departments and agencies such as the NHS, DVLA, Home Office and the Government Digital Service came together in Leeds for a …

Meet our Software developers – from apprentice to senior software engineer

I wanted to move into the civil service as the work attracted me but I was also pleasantly surprised by the other benefits, such as the ability to work flexibly, when I joined 16 months ago.

Supporting customers with the Carer’s Allowance replica service

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I’m Kathryn Baxendale and I’m part of the Carer’s Allowance digital service team. Carer’s Allowance was the first of DWP’s digital services to go live back in October 2013, and makes it easier for carers to apply for help at …

The Digital Claimant and Activity Messaging Service one year on

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I'm Geraint Williams, Product Owner for DWP's Digital Claimant and Activity Messaging Service (DCAMS) which was launched just over a year ago.  The cloud-hosted digital application enables 20,000 Jobcentre Plus work coaches to manage their caseload more effectively, and has improved the …

One million up – what we’ve learned from building Check your State Pension 

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The Check your State Pension online service

Hi, I’m Joy Bramfitt-Wanless, Service Manager for the Check your State Pension service. It’s an online service that helps people plan for and think about their retirement by giving them a personalised view of the amount of state pension they can …