In December 2022, ONS welcomed 11 new Business Analyst apprentices through our Business Analyst Development Programme. One year on, Jodie Stephens, Head of Practice for Business Analysis, takes the opportunity to reflect on their incredible development.
Matthew Benjamin, Programme Delivery Manager for Digital Partnerships at the ONS, takes the opportunity to share his thoughts on the Think Data for Government event, highlighting some of the successes, challenges and opportunities around increased data usage.
Our content designers help to ensure all of our publications are as well put together as possible, carrying out proof-reading, making sure our writing style is consistent and paying attention to the accessibility of our official written content.
Jacob Starling speaks to Cariad Sealey, one of our current content designers, who gives an insight into the whats, wheres and whys of the team and how content they are in their roles.
Peter McKenzie-Baughan, Head of Cloud Services and Support, shares what the Government cloud first policy looks like in practice for us - how our cloud services are a constantly evolving and maturing capability within ONS, the approaches we take to ‘keeping the lights on’ and how it's underpinned by collaborative and creative thinking.
We talk to Alastair Christie, Head of Partnership Development within our Digital Services & Technology (DST) directorate to learn about the tech lead role that will help develop a new system to underpin the statistical outputs on the UK economy.
We are proud to announce that Ceinwen Blake, Deputy Director of Digital, Data and Technology, has been named in the King’s Birthday 2023 Honours list. She has been awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire), recognising her extraordinary work and IT service at The Office for National Statistics that has significantly contributed towards the service we provide to the nation.
Our latest intake for Data Scientists has just gone live and it's a great opportunity to join a leading organisation in the Data Science field where you'll work on critical projects producing statistics for the public good. We ask Jeb and Vondy, two of our Data Scientists, about the role, the work, the ONS and why you should consider a career with us.
Our 2023 intake of Data Apprentices has just gone live and it's a hugely exciting opportunity to kickstart a career in the data profession. We ask Jacob what it's like to be a data apprentice at the ONS.
Set up in April 2020, the COVID-19 Infection Survey, led by the Office for National Statistics in partnership with the University of Oxford and the UK Health Security Agency, tracked the rates of COVID-19 infections, reinfections, and levels of immunity in the general population. This blog shares our digital approach, some of the insights, and what we've been doing to respond to future surveillance or survey data collection requests that may be required at short notice.
We're currently recruiting a Service Owner to join the Collection & Ingestion service at the Office for National Statistics. It's an important role with great scope to make an impact. I thought I'd take the opportunity to interview Martin O'Brian to find out more about what they do and how the Service Owner fits in.
Arthur Wilcox catches up with Harrison Thompson to find out about his new role at the ONS and what it's like to be a DevSecOps engineer in our Cloud Division