Tag: consultation

Reimagining participatory democracy – a review of the Government Online Engagement Service

Getting the public involved in government decision making is the best way to get policies and services that can be implemented, and that work. It has amazing side benefits including building communities where people know each other and help out. DIA, SSC and DPMC are investigating people’s experiences participating with government in order to provide the best help to government agencies so they can support participatory democracy. Continue reading Reimagining participatory democracy – a review of the Government Online Engagement Service

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

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?

Assisting the Assisted Digital Summit

How do you assist customers to transact digitally, and provide alternatives for those who can’t? That’s the question posed by Action 1 in Result 10’s Blueprint and the question we found ourselves trying to answer on at the Assisted Digital Summit on June 24. We needed a way to convert our vast scope into prototypes we could develop into feasible pilots. We got that and more. Continue reading Assisting the Assisted Digital Summit

Govt.nz — design is a subjective thing

Website design is a subjective topic — some will love it, some won’t, but as with every aspect of web development there is a process and reasoning behind it all. We share our thinking on the visual design of beta.govt.nz Continue reading Govt.nz — design is a subjective thing

March meeting of the Govt.nz peer advisory group

At the second meeting of the Govt.nz peer advisory group, held on 25 March, agency reps and Govt.nz team members discussed a number of issues, including responsive design and the use of mobile. Continue reading March meeting of the Govt.nz peer advisory group

It’s not just users that we’re listening to

Thursday 27 February saw the first meeting of the Govt.nz peer advisory group. This group has been set up to discuss how we can improve the Govt.nz site and what type of future operating model we should develop. Continue reading It’s not just users that we’re listening to