The CASA Web Framework is now 4 years old. To celebrate its remarkable success, Ben Collier talks to BPDTS Lead Engineer James Gauld about the past, present, and exciting future of the system.
For working parents to continue to look after their families wellbeing, and stay as productive at work as they can do, they may need help and support from their broader company. BPDTS’s Smarter Working approach is designed to empower people to decide when and how best to work to meet personal and professional goals.
As a core part of BPDTS's organisational culture, we’re creating an environment where learning is key to everything we do – where time spent working equals time spent learning. The BPDTS Product Talks provide an opportunity for people to learn as part of their continued personal development. In the latest Product Talk, we heard Lou Downe, former Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK Government (GDS), speak about service literacy. Keep reading to learn why good services are verbs, not nouns.
Pride 2020 is visible and inclusive. BPDTS is celebrating Pride 2020 digitally to ensure that even with the current coronavirus restrictions, Pride in 2020 isn't forgotten.
Andy Jones, a Lead Infrastructure Engineer at BPDTS, supports different teams at the Department for Work and Pensions, helping navigate the cloud and virtualisation journey. Learn why Andy finds working in the public sector and cloud an exciting place for professional development.
Sean Dinning started his technology career as an apprentice, working his way up to an Infrastructure Engineer role. Learn more about Sean's journey and why he thinks BPDTS and the public sector are a great place to work.
BPDTS Business Compliance Manager, Debbie Liddle, shares her story as a long-term carer for her son diagnosed with Down's Syndrome and autism. The Carer's Passport is a lifeline, helping Debbie to juggle her work and caring responsibilities successfully.
By day Garry Crooks works as a DSPM for BPDTS; by night, he volunteers as a Blood Biker for Blood Bikes Lancs & Lakes. The free, professional, voluntary service operates out of normal working hours, delivering blood, platelets, samples, donor breast milk, patient notes, and theatre equipment for the NHS.
Charlie Marsh works in end-user computing, supporting the needs of thousands of employees at BPDTS and the DWP. In addition to her day job working in end-user computing, Charlie also takes part in an apprenticeship programme. Learning and professional development are central to her success in life and work. We get to learn more about Charlie in our On the Spot interview.
STEM Ambassadors offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life, demonstrating the value of them in life and careers. Dean Parry, Service Implementation Manager at BPDTS, is a STEM Ambassador. Dean’s volunteer work is igniting excitement in young people for all things STEM. Read Dean’s blog post to learn more.