Helping Croydon’s children know how to write smartphone apps, not just use them

globalgoat / 29 January 2019

Six years ago (it seems weird to write that now) I was looking for volunteering options with children in the Croydon area, having recently relocated back here after a few years living and working in Sweden. I was at the stage of life of having recently had my own children (aged 4 and 2 at … Continue reading “Helping Croydon’s children know how to write smartphone apps, not just use them”

Helping City Hall assess the quality of their digital services

AnnieHeath / 25 January 2019

Our friends at the Greater London Authority (GLA) got in touch with the Croydon Digital Service over Twitter asking if we’d help them with a Service Standard assessment. Working in the open for the win! Like a growing number of other local authorities, Croydon is signed up to the Local Digital Declaration – which means … Continue reading “Helping City Hall assess the quality of their digital services”

A grand day out

Dave Briggs / 18 January 2019

On Tuesday, the new management team at the Croydon Digital Service (CDS) had an away day at the offices of the Government Digital Service, where our Chief Digital Officer, Neil, used to work before joining the Council. We had a packed schedule, with various exercises and presentations of our own devising interspersed with tours and … Continue reading “A grand day out”