Tag: CWS

Common Web Platform wins Open Source Award

The Common Web Platform (CWP) was the winner in the ‘Open Source Use in Government’ category at the 2014 NZ Open Source Awards. This blog post talks about the event, how another finalist Piwik is being considered for CWP, and how CWP fits into the broader context of open source. Continue reading Common Web Platform wins Open Source Award

CWP update: developments through the co-funded pool

This post discusses a range of features and improvements that have recently been delivered through the co-funded development pool. I’ll also talk about automation, which is one of the main themes in the technical evolution of the Common Web Platform (CWP). Continue reading CWP update: developments through the co-funded pool

CWP update: vaults, carts and managing the pool

This is the second in a series of updates regarding the Common Web Platform. This edition presents case studies from the Ministry of Primary Industries and Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology. There is also information about the cofunded development pool, which agencies have joined recently and which websites have gone live. Continue reading CWP update: vaults, carts and managing the pool

Common Web Platform first update

Bene Anderson, product manager for the Common Web Platform (CWP), shares the first in a regular series of updates regarding the CWP. This edition presents case studies from the first 2 websites launched on the CWP, the beta.govt.nz website from the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), and the Ministry of Transport website. This edition also discusses the best way to set up video on the CWP. Continue reading Common Web Platform first update

Common Web Platform: We’re just beginning

On September 16 2013, the Common Web Platform (CWP) was officially launched. While this marks the end of an action-packed 8 month project, for CWP it’s just the beginning. How did CWP come about? July 2011 — the Rethink Online Strategy called for new approach to how government invests in and manages its online channels in order to achieve better … Continue reading Common Web Platform: We’re just beginning

Web Procurement Just Got Easier

We’ve all been there. You need to hire someone to do a web job. Maybe you need a front-end developer or a visual designer. Maybe you need an accessibility consultant. But the amount of work you need to do just to get them on board is overwhelming. Sometimes it seems just too hard. Not anymore. Saving Time and Money There’s … Continue reading Web Procurement Just Got Easier