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Hack2Work: Help DWP customers return to employment following the pandemic

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Hack2Work will take place from Tuesday 6 July over 3 days. This is our 5th digital hack, but in line with social distancing, our first online. Hackers will be invited to work on solutions that could help jobseekers identify and access employment provision. Meet our sponsors and find out why they're joining us.

A year of Shared Channels Experience: our path to truly user-centred services

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Director of Shared Channels Experience, Cheryl Stevens, looks back on the first year for her team and their ambitions to improve user experiences, create a detailed view of the user and improving security.

Sharing data to help with the Covid-19 vaccination programme

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Our Data as a Service team are proud of the work they've carried out to support the Covid-19 vaccination programme. In this latest blog post, Nicky Tarry details the work that was done to identify those eligible and secure the data in collaboration with NHS colleagues.

How setbacks have helped us improve our services

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Learning from your mistakes can be just as important as celebrating your successes. In our latest blogpost, senior software engineer Ryan Thompson reflects on a recent experience that has ultimately helped to improve an important service.