Come along to the National Library in Wellington this Monday, 11 April, at 10am to share in what I learned attending the 31st annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego. Continue reading Highlights from CSUN 2016
Category: Web design
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
In our first Govt.nz discovery phase we found that our site can help older people find and access government services by creating clear, simple content and targeting family members and intermediaries who can assist them. Continue reading Govt.nz helping older people access government services
Govt.nz has provided recommendations on what link and logo to include on your home pages, consistent with Web Usability Standard and All-of-Government Brand Policy and Guidelines. Continue reading Linking to Govt.nz on your home page
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?
18F in the US just published their new Web Design Standards playbook. Continue reading FYI: new US Government Web Design Standards
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
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?
Join us for a Government Web Community session to find out more about the Govt.nz visual redesign and the process the team followed. Continue reading Invitation to the Government Web Community Lunchtime Session
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