Digging digital government: recent major works and what they mean

Major works by Whitehall webbies in the past six weeks have repeatedly got top billing on No 10′s legendary grid, and even made front page news. This feels very different from even a year ago, when web teams had to work hard just to get their voices heard on the importance of the web for [...]


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Found/interesting: 15 October to 7 November

Look what I found interesting enough to bookmark recently: BBC Democracy Live – Nifty live political TV and news thingummy via Simon Dickson. JobFact – community of anonymous employees – Compare your salary anonymously. Optimal Workshop – online card sorting tool – Fantastic and free online IA toys. Cybersoc.com: guide to using social media (in [...]


What I (nearly) said at Government 2010

As trailed, here come the notes of my contribution to the discussion about e-consultation at Government 2010 last Thursday. The session’s title was “Digital engagement is everyone’s job: formal and informal consultation online” and also on the panel were Harry Metcalfe (Dextrous Web), David Price (Debategraph) and Kate Davies from YouGov (ably replacing Tom Watson [...]


Government 2010: the gist

You could easily spend your whole time at e-comms events, hearing the same speakers say similar things to the same people. They’re two a penny, and it’s hard to know which will be the good ones. But as others observed and the Twitter buzz testifies, today’s Government 2010 shindig was a best of breed conference [...]


Found/interesting: 11 April to 16 May

A near-random selection of stuff I’ve found interesting lately. Us Now : watch the film -like it says. I Can Haz Writin Skillz? – Internet-Age Writing Syllabus and Course Overview. – HFACTDEWARIUCSMNUWKIASLAMB. WordPress in UK government: an informal audit – and very soon, blogs on the BERR intranet too. 5 Very Weird URL Shorteners -variety [...]