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Iain Baars-Gordon

Iain Baars-Gordon – Product person and co-founder of DDS. Previously a Senior Product Manager at the Government Digital Service (GDS).

Readiness Reporting and Deployability Discovery (R2-D2) – the alpha awakens

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Back in January 2020, not long after we finished our Discovery sprint, we posted about a project called Readiness Reporting and Deployability Discovery, or R2-D2 for short. On May the 4th (obviously), we established a complete multi-disciplinary delivery team and …

Defence Digital Service (DDS) – Readiness Reporting & Deployability Discovery (R2-D2)

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The R2-D2 discovery sprint

This discovery sprint looked into how Defence as a whole assesses 'readiness' (supply and demand) of the people and the equipment in our military. Reporting 'readiness' is done both against the Defence Plan (our committed forces) and for all other ad hoc tasks. And because we’re nerds, we have called this the 'Readiness Reporting and Deployability Discovery' – or R2-D2.