I came across this blogpost about the new College Scorecard website in the US from one of the 18F folk I’m following on Twitter. I always find it interesting to read about other teams tactics when it comes to working in a user-first manner - so much is the same as our approach but I … Continue reading College Scorecard and Unistats – KISing cousins?
At the weekend Jason Caplin from the UKTI wrote a post on Medium as a bit of a call to arms for those still involved in digital transformation in the public sector/civil service as a response to the perceived turmoil after the GDS resignations. It seemed to strike a nerve with people and reminded a … Continue reading An #OftheGovernment linkfest
This morning I came across this Civil Service Innovation Challenge that offers the opportunity to win a trip to California to undertake the Singularity University 'Executive Program'. Singularity University is a slightly odd Silicon Valley corporate learning start-up with some big name corporate backers and some high profile founders. I'm not sure it would usually … Continue reading Open Singularity – Civil Service Innovation Challenge
I was going to do this as a newsletter - that seems to be the thing to do these days but I do fear that is the new tree falls in a forest conundrum : If you write a newsletter and nobody subscribes did it really send. So I know at least one or two … Continue reading A Fistful of Links (1)
There are not many things that could get me up and standing on a bus stop at 06.20 on a Saturday morning but Govcamp is one of them. So I found myself sleep deprived in London before 10 on a chilly January morning and with no particular agenda or desire to speak on any topic … Continue reading Getting my Govcamp on..