Tag: user centred

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+: 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

Lab+: Outcomes from the Industry and Community Sector Workshop on Govt as a Platform

In June, the Lab+ Government as a Platform team ran a small workshop with people from private, community and government sectors to explore the idea of third parties building value on top of government components. The results are published here. Continue reading Lab+: Outcomes from the Industry and Community Sector Workshop on Govt as a Platform

Analytics in government — where we’re at

In GIS we sent out a survey to see where agencies are with their web analytics capability. We wanted to find out what agencies need to improve their services with user data, and what support could look like. We asked about: analytics capability and how it’s used to improve government websites blockers to using analytics, and solution and support ideas demand for … Continue reading Analytics in government — where we’re at

What is the Service Innovation Lab? Come and see for yourself!

Lab+ work is ramping up to focus on making the digital interactions with government far easier for New Zealanders. Continue reading What is the Service Innovation Lab? Come and see for yourself!