Category: Web development

Building the future of government service delivery: week 1 at Lab+

What does the future of government service delivery look like? New technologies, methods and business models have emerged in the last decade that governments have, with a few notable exceptions, been slow to adopt. The Lab+ work is is focused on making the digital interactions with government far easier for citizens. Continue reading Building the future of government service delivery: week 1 at Lab+

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