Category: Web development

Wrap-up of LabPlus: GaaP tranche 1 (April – June 2017)

Watch this video presentation by Pia Waugh about the work that Lab+ has done over the last few months. Continue reading Wrap-up of LabPlus: GaaP tranche 1 (April – June 2017)

The second CWP meetup on analytics for the public sector

The second Common Web Platform (CWP) meetup was held at the Ministry of Social Development’s Aurora Centre in Wellington to talk about how to improve government website content using Google Analytics.
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SmartStart: a federated service life event story

A retrospective on the development of SmartStart, which was designed to make it easier for New Zealanders having a baby to navigate their way around government services and to access services in an integrated manner Continue reading SmartStart: a federated service life event story

Accessibility workshops in Auckland

On 5 September, the Department of Internal Affairs will be holding 2 free workshops on web accessibility for content authors and developers in Auckland. These workshops are open to all, including central and local government employees, private sector vendors, and the general public. Continue reading Accessibility workshops in Auckland

Lab+: Why I took time away from a perfectly good job to take on a secondment

After several years with PHARMAC, shaping words and websites about how medicines and medical devices are funded to get the best health for New Zealanders, Jennifer Geard writes about her recent experience on secondment at Lab+.
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Lab+: All-of-Government Services Finder

An overview of the Lab+ work focused on exploring how a data-driven all-of-government Services Finder could work. Continue reading Lab+: All-of-Government Services Finder

Collaboration, co-funded development and a new document management module

CWP and MPI have used the co-funded development pool to improve the Document Management System (DMS) module, making it easier for all Government agencies to create, maintain and manage documents. Continue reading Collaboration, co-funded development and a new document management module

Lab+: Reverse engineering the future states

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

E-government in Estonia and ‘Government as a platform’ in New Zealand

Learning from Estonia about Government as a platform: what they’ve done and how it fits into the New Zealand context. Continue reading E-government in Estonia and ‘Government as a platform’ in New Zealand

Status update on Lab+: the final sprint!

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!