History: From G-Cloud 5 to G-Cloud 8

For people new to the project it’s probably useful to get a bit of the context of why the service is what it is today.

This blog post on the GDS technology blog gives a brief overview of how the Digital Marketplace evolved over the course of several framework iterations from being a basic catalogue site to encompass a full framework application system.

And this talk from PyConUK 2016 tells roughly the same story, with slightly more technical detail and Kev in a loud shirt.