12 articles Tag Government

ReallyUsefulDay – GDS meets localgov

An exciting day out in London today at the Government Digital Service / LocalDirectGov Really Useful Day, looking at the user journeys between GovUK and council websites. Hosted at DCLG, the day had a practical bent as after some initial background information was given we broke into groups and focused on re-working a user task to come up with an ideal wireframe for the journey. In the morning sessions we looked at tasks a citizen …

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Content strategy WTF? session at UKGC12

My second post about UK GovCamp 2012 to try and capture what happened in the two sessions I co-hosted with Carl Haggerty on content strategy in local government. Our session on Friday afternoon was a good chance to explain the work we’d both been doing and our thinking about content strategy (Carl is working on a content strategy for Devon County Council and I looked at content strategy in this sector for my MA dissertation …

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The mind-bending brilliance of UKGovCamp12

Friday and Saturday last week saw me at UK GovCamp 2012 (or #ukgc12) – the annual unconference for gov geeks, digital doers and people who just want to make public services and society better. It was, as ever, a mind-bending delight of energy, passion, ideas and camaraderie. It’s been suggested by Dan Slee that we all post 20 thoughts or things we took away from the event. It’s taken me most of Sunday to get …

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