Defence Digital Foundry – GOV.UK

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The Defence Digital Foundry is an alliance of digital teams across the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) providing digital services that help people in Defence get things done.
The Defence Digital Foundry delivers user-facing digital services, plus enabling tools and platforms that help digital teams across Defence deliver their digital services better and faster.
With the digital teams of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force and wider supporting MOD teams such as Defence Equipment and Support Digital, the Foundry pioneers new ways to exploit Defence’s data. This includes how to harness Artificial Intelligence and other game-changing technologies to ensure the UK keeps up with our allies and stays ahead of threats in an era of persistent competition and disruptive technology.
The Foundry will make it easier to scale new ideas across Defence and meet users’ needs. The Foundry will achieve this through digital services and enabling platforms which are user-centric and secure by design. The Foundry does this by empowering multidisciplinary teams, sharing tools and patterns, and leveraging the best of industry’s techniques and technology.
The Digital Foundry is a new organisation and is rapidly developing its offer for Defence users and for sponsors and delivery teams in Defence. Currently, we provide:
You can find out more about what the Foundry is doing on the Defence Digital blog.
We are seeking flexible, capable people who can quickly bring value to a mutually supportive team.
You’ll be taking on an exciting and demanding role, working alongside military and civilian personnel to make a real difference for Defence users, and solve critical problems in the management of the UK’s defence and the successful execution of 21st-century military operations.
We recruit via Civil Service Jobs. Our digital delivery roles are recruited against the Digital, Data and Technology Profession Capability Framework. We also employ people in other roles such as leadership, programme management, finance, commercial and business support.
The Defence Digital Foundry is a part of Defence Digital. Defence Digital works on some of the UK’s leading defence IT projects and programmes, supporting our Armed Forces in current and future operations. Defence Digital provides digital and technology services to our Armed Forces, ensuring they can operate securely via radio, satellite, and the internet. Operating at scale, with an annual budget in excess of £2bn and a diverse team of 2,500 colleagues, we’re aiming to make our Armed Forces some of the most technologically advanced in the world.
Digital Strategy for Defence
The Digital Strategy for Defence outlines how the Defence Digital Function will enable access to data by delivering a secure, singular, modern Digital Backbone.
Defence Artificial Intelligence Strategy
Outlines the UK MOD’s vision to become, in terms of AI, the world’s most effective, efficient, trusted, and influential defence organisation for our size.
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