With 2022 and the launch of the digital Childcare Offer for Wales service fast approaching, now seems like the perfect time to let you know about what we’ve been doing, how things are going and what we’ve learnt along the way.Continue reading
In July 2021 Welsh Government held its first UX Week, a week of events on the topics of user experience and user centred design. We know what you’re thinking – what is user experience and why did you want to run a week-long event on it? We asked Azul De Pol, who is part of our UX community in Welsh Government, to write a blog to tell you more…Continue reading
Posted by Glyn Jones, Chief Digital Officer, Welsh Government
We have now finished publishing the series of blogs on our Digital Strategy for Wales. The six Missions set out our ambition for a digital Wales, the outcomes we want to see and the actions that will deliver them.Continue reading
Post by Huw Morris, Director for Skills, Higher Education and Lifelong Learning
This is the seventh in a series of blogs outlining the ambitions and plans for our Digital Strategy for Wales. Please see the introductory blog ; Mission 1 ; Mission 2 ; Mission 3 ; Mission 4 ; Mission 5.
Mission 6 – Create a workforce that has the digital skills, capability and confidence to excel in the workplace and in everyday life.
This is the last in our series of blogs about the missions in our digital strategy. But it is by no means the least. Digital skills and competency are vital to all aspects of this strategy, developing people’s confidence to use digital in everyday life, to lead digital transformation across our public services and in improving job prospects. This is why improving digital skills underpins the whole of our strategy.
Post by Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport
This is the sixth in a series of blogs outlining the ambitions and plans for our Digital Strategy for Wales. Further information can be found in the other posts in the series: introductory blog ; Mission 1 ; Mission 2 ; Mission 3 ; Mission 4.
Mission 5: Services are supported by fast and reliable infrastructure
Everywhere we turn, digital technology is driving improvements in almost every aspect of our lives. Of course, without the underlying infrastructure which connects our computers, devices and online services, there can be no digitisation.
The Covid pandemic has highlighted the need for greater connectivity speeds and broadband access, and as we continue to social distance, we are becoming more dependent on digital services for home working, e-learning, attendance at virtual GP appointments, online events and much more. Since the start of the pandemic, many more people have needed to access public services online and there has been an increased reliance on the internet for information and advice which has driven the transformation of digital services.Continue reading