The Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) Service Innovation Team spoke to the business and technology teams at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) about their digital transformation journey. We discovered a relevant and important story that would benefit other agencies. Read the full case study below (or in PDF (175KB). It includes key lessons learned, areas of interest, and importantly, … Continue reading Lab+: MSD and their digital transformation journey
The Lab+ research-backed visions of government service delivery show future state models, which allow us to work backwards and reverse-engineer the components and requirements of the vision. This post is a snapshot of our first attempt to identify the sorts of functionality needed to support these future states. Continue reading Lab+: Reverse engineering the future states
Hi all, we are in the final sprint for our Lab+ experiment in exploring new models of government service delivery on the back of “government as a platform”. You can backread the journey to date using the LabPlus tag on this blog. This has been a short, sharp 12-week initiative and we’ll be wrapping it up and writing it up by 30 … Continue reading Status update on Lab+: the final sprint!
The Department of Internal Affairs and SilverStripe Ltd have just released two new themes for the Common Web Platform (CWP), a platform as a service for New Zealand Government sites. These themes help government agencies quickly get their sites up and running. Continue reading Releasing new themes for the Common Web Platform
Adam Stapleton, Programme Director for Accelerating Public Cloud, will discuss the impact of this programme on public sector agencies. Continue reading GWC session: Accelerating Public Cloud Programme
GWC lunchtime session: Updates on Web Standards Self-Assessments, CWP and the Common Web Services Panel
GWC lunchtime session: Join us at the National Library for updates on Web Standards Self-Assessments, Common Web Platform and the Common Web Services Panel. Continue reading GWC lunchtime session: Updates on Web Standards Self-Assessments, CWP and the Common Web Services Panel
RealMe has taken out the Security & Online Safety category at the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards, acknowledgement of the central role RealMe plays as a part of producing better government digital services for New Zealand. Continue reading RealMe takes out security & online safety award
This presentation describes how the .govt.nz domain name system works, and planned updates to the features and security of this critical infrastructure. Continue reading Redevelopment of the .govt.nz domain name service
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
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?