The online lifecycle presents a draft lifecycle to help agency web staff assist business units and project teams factor in the requirements of operating on the government domain to development projects, in addition to delivering the required functions and features. Continue reading The digital lifecycle
Author: Rowan Smith
The Department of Internal Affairs is developing a suite of guidelines to help agency web practitioners and managers establish a fit-for-purpose approach to managing information and services online, and make informed risk management decisions. The guidelines support Action 1.3 of the ICT Strategy and Action Plan to strengthen the integrity of government web presences. Continue reading New guidelines: Delivering quality in the government domain
We all know the importance of creating an environment in which New Zealanders can interact safely with government online and in which their protected information can be safely and reliably handled, and that the government domain is fit for purpose. ‘Fit for purpose’ means it meets the following fundamental requirements: Its functionality and design supports users to easily complete the … Continue reading Domain Integrity project
Data.govt.nz had its third birthday recently, so now is as good a time as any for a quick retrospective on how it has progressed in its role as a directory of re-usable, machine-readable government datasets. When it launched on 4 November 2009, data.govt.nz went live with pointers to about a hundred machine-readable datasets published by government agencies. They were all … Continue reading Feeding data.govt.nz
The impetus to get IPv6 on the government radar in New Zealand has been rolling for a few years now. So I’d like to take a quick stock take of how we’re doing. The pickings seem slim on the face of it, but when you take a closer look the signs are actually quite encouraging. What is IPv6? The Internet … Continue reading IPv6 – How Are We Doing?