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Defence Digital Service (DDS)

DEFEnCEx0: Bringing together digital delivery teams across Defence

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Robin Riley recaps what happened at the first in a series of (un)conferences for digital practitioners in the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force and Ministry of Defence. In common with many digital and technology teams all over the …

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.

Creating the Defence Digital Service (DDS) in MOD

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The Defence Digital Service (DDS), a new group in the Ministry of Defence (MOD) are here to help pave the way for the rapid delivery of user-centred products and services in Defence. Using modern practices and technologies, they are aiming to bring tactical and strategic advantage by responding rapidly to user needs, both in the office and in the battlespace.