Category: Web design

Calling all web vendors: Web Accessibility Training

As part of our ongoing plans to engage more closely with vendors and help them improve their delivery of accessible web content, design, and development services to government, we are inviting staff from private sector IT companies, in particular those delivering web design and development services, to attend a free training session on web accessibility. Continue reading Calling all web vendors: Web Accessibility Training

GWC lunchtime session: Got accessibility questions?

Come along to this lunchtime GWC session to discover some easy tests to check a website’s accessibility, how some challenging accessibility issues have been resolved and examples of embedding accessibility as process. Continue reading GWC lunchtime session: Got accessibility questions?

Result 10: Digital by default — making the Blueprint accessible

Digital by default: it’s part of the Blueprint’s vision for how we deliver services to customers. It’s also become a bit of a mantra for how we do things — or really, how we want to do things — in the Digital Transformation team. So how are we going with that? When first we published the Blueprint (PDF, 5.8MB) in May … Continue reading Result 10: Digital by default — making the Blueprint accessible

Do you need an app for that?

Thinking about building an app for your agency? This blog post gives you some ideas on how to decide what your users need, what questions to answer and how other countries are tackling this issue. Continue reading Do you need an app for that?

Govt.nz Design Overhaul

In December last year, I and two other designers from Open Lab, Laura Prescott and Finlay Brazier, spent a month reviewing the design and structure of the Govt.nz website. As recent graduates from Massey’s School of Design, and reluctant users of government websites ourselves, we were excited to have a chance to work on a project that could make navigating … Continue reading Govt.nz Design Overhaul