How did the DVLA transform how it runs its technology? (Video)

It was recently announced that the chief technology officer (CTO) of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Iain Patterson, will be returning to the Cabinet Office having spent two years bringing the government organisation’s IT in-house.

This GDS YouTube video takes a look at how the DVLA has transformed the way in which it runs its technology.


Speeding up technology transformation

According to a DVLA spokesperson, moving the organisation’s IT in-house enables the acceleration of its technology transformation.

Working with GDS on the exemplar projects, our focus was largely on the front end design, but we are now free to tackle the back end legacy systems and we have a roadmap in place for moving Drivers and Vehicles legacy systems to a Digital Services Platform,” they said.

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