We need a Director of Technology to be part of our team – a new Senior Civil Service role centred on technology, using it to deliver, operate and transform. Emma Stace explains what this entails, the types of skills needed and what's in it for applicants.
Emma Stace, Chief digital technology officer
Emma Stace - chief digital and technology officer - gives her personal view on mental health during covid, and the conversations she's had about race in the past year. She also explains what service ownership and user-centred deign lab are and how these ways of working make such a difference.
Chief digital and technology officer, Emma Stace, sets out our digital and technology ambitions and priorities – being responsive to learners' needs, running the business, reducing burdens and always raising standards.
There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a unique and challenging year. Here, Chief digital technology officer Emma Stace reflects on how we’ve adapted, what's been difficult and how we're shaping up for the future.
From 4 people in a basement to 120 across 3 sites, DfE Digital has grown to respond to its users' needs for excellent, user-centred services. Here, chief digital officer Emma Stace reflects on how far we've come, what's been difficult and how we're shaping up for the future.
'Transformation' sounds impressive, glamorous even, but what does it actually mean? After six years of leading transformation in government, Emma Stace explains what transformation is, what it’s not, and how to spot the difference.
Our chief digital officer Emma Stace talks about how her leadership team strikes a balance between culture and delivery and why paying close attention to our people underpins everything.
Emma Stace, Chief Digital Officer, reflects on her trip to Coventry to catch up on the progress of the Apprenticeship Service.
Emma Stace, DfE's Chief Digital Officer, looks over a productive year in 2018
How can we be more user-centred, whatever job we do? DfE's Chief Digital Officer Emma Stace and Director of Major Projects Janet Hughes set out 6 practices we can all apply to our work.
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About DfE Digital and Technology
A blog about how we're transforming the whole organisation and building digital capabilities and services at the Department for Education.
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