Tag: web development

Introducing Digital.govt.nz

Digital.govt.nz: building an all-of-government, online source of information, tools and services to support digital transformation in the public sector. Continue reading Introducing Digital.govt.nz

Building high performing CWP sites

To support Common Web Platform developers in their projects, we’ve put together a performance guide that we consider to be an essential read. Both the performance guide and debug toolbar were delivered through the co-funded development pool. Continue reading Building high performing CWP sites

Accessibility and Govt.nz — time to pause and reflect

We launched Govt.nz on 29 July 2014. We haven’t stopped building, though. At the moment, one of the things we’re working on in web testing is how to make Govt.nz a flagship for accessibility. Continue reading Accessibility and Govt.nz — time to pause and reflect

Designing content before designing the website

When we were moving from alpha to beta on the Govt.nz project we had a delay in getting development resources on board. This delay proved to be a blessing in disguise because we worked on our content first which helped us design a better site. Continue reading Designing content before designing the website

Redevelopment of newzealand.govt.nz

The Digital Engagement Team at the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is in the process of redeveloping the newzealand.govt.nz website. The presentation below talks about the problem we’re trying to solve, the iterative and agile approach we’re taking, the prototype we developed, and the user testing and research we’ve done so far. At the end we talk about how we’re … Continue reading Redevelopment of newzealand.govt.nz