Category: Web development

Releasing new themes for the Common Web Platform

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

Government web domain: let’s fix it

Come along and workshop how government can best structure and manage the government web domain. Help make sure we can create a strategy that makes government websites easy for people to use, and easy for government to deliver and manage. Continue reading Government web domain: let’s fix it

Client needs, business requirements and the redevelopment of the Work and Income website

When I came back to MSD from Govt.nz, I was tasked with using the same models to improve the Work and Income website. Continue reading Client needs, business requirements and the redevelopment of the Work and Income website

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

The digital lifecycle

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

GWC lunchtime session: Common Web Platform Case Study and Update

Come along to this lunchtime GWC session to hear how the Māori Language Commission got creative with the Common Web Platform (CWP), and to get an update on what’s new and what’s next for CWP. Continue reading GWC lunchtime session: Common Web Platform Case Study and Update