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Performance Platform

Performing accountability

In the summer of 2017, I joined the GOV.UK Performance team responsible for the Performance Platform: the centralized publisher of metrics for all UK government services. With much of the team focused on designing a new service, the Performance Platform itself (which serves thousands of people a day) was in need of attention.

Originally built as an avant-garde isomorphic Backbone app, I had the opportunity to sharpen my web dev skillz on some categorically cutting-edge JavaScript. Despite a fair amount of grief along the way, I finally fixed the damn thing:

As the lead frontend developer on the Performance team, I worked alongside some great people, I overcame some fairly unique challenges, and — ultimately — I replatformed one of the Government Digital Service’s flagship products.