Within BIS, we’ve been running a ‘senior Digital Advocate’ programme for almost 2 years. This initiative was originally introduced as one way of helping staff who felt (often wrongly), that senior staff weren’t supportive of online activity and engagement.
This was the third Digital Fortnight that we’ve run within BIS. This year, it was partly shaped by staff – around 300 helped us decide what type of sessions to include via a summer internet poll.
We’ve been reviewing our approach to building capability, reviewing our offering to staff, and aiming to set out a more strategic approach to building capability across the department.
The Public Data Group (PDG) brings together 4 government trading funds - Companies House, Land Registry, Met Office and Ordnance Survey - with significant and nationally important datasets.
The Public Attitudes to Science series of studies is the only evidence of public attitudes and understanding of science in its broadest form across the UK.
Government spends £6 billion a year on science and innovation and a new Science and Innovation strategy was published in December 2014.
I got into 'Twitter for work' largely because I’m new to the area in which I’m working, and there are seemingly endless stakeholders interested in my policy area.
As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a good opportunity to reflect on the last 'season' of activity to embed digital.
A few weeks ago, we decided to head off from BIS towers and learn what our colleagues in the Department of Health get up to digitally.
Liz has blogged before about our new digital buddy network. It’s a little less new since that post: we've got 30 people around the department to enthuse and help others wishing to take their first digital steps.
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This blog is about the work of the digital, data and technology teams at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).