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Defra group digital and data transformation strategy: how we’re planning to digitally transform our services

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Sarah Hoy, Deputy Director for Digital Transformation, tells us how our new Digital and Data Strategy will change the way we design, build, and run digital services in the future.

Opportunity, diversity, and our Shadow Executive Board

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At the conclusion of Disability History Month, Stephen Jenkins, Rich Stanley, and Laurie Doyle reflect on the value of a key staff forum which encourages inclusivity and diversity, and which has provided each of them with a vital learning and development opportunity.

World Soil Day: How we’re improving access to soils data and information for England and Wales

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On World Soil Day, Naomi Lees explains the importance of Defra’s new four-year agreement with Cranfield University for the maintenance and licensing of The Land Information system (LandIS).

How we’re harnessing the power of IoT to safeguard our trees

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In National Tree Week, Defra technology innovation consultant Jon Griffiths shares his insight on how a collaborative project has been investigating where Narrowband-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology could help monitor tree growth, and support research into the role trees play in tackling climate change.