Digesting the Government Digital Strategy

Today the Cabinet Office launched the Government-wide digital strategy that marks another step closer to the Martha Lane Fox vision of a ‘digital by default’ government (from where the name of this blog sprung!). There is *alot* to like in this strategy I think – though it does in places closely coincide with my 4Ps…… Continue reading Digesting the Government Digital Strategy

Open Gov Summit #opengovsum

This morning I dragged my weary self to the bus stop at 06.15 to get the 07.01 train to London – for some of you I realise this seems like no major achievement – however for me it was something of a miracle! The reason behnd this early start was the Open Government Summit (organised…… Continue reading Open Gov Summit #opengovsum

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GOV.US – the cousins catching up :)

Last week the Whitehouse released their digital strategy “Digital Government – Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People”. It is an interesting document (and nice to see it being released as a Twitter Bootstrap powered HTML5 site rather than just another PDF!). Both O’Reilly and Code for America have covered the…… Continue reading GOV.US – the cousins catching up đź™‚

The new social media guidance for civil servants

On Thursday, in a blaze of RTs on Twitter, the Cabinet Office launched their first comprehensive Social media guidance for civil servants [PDF]. This has the potential to be a hugely important document in the wider uptake of social media throughout the public sector – especially at a senior level where managers remain a little…… Continue reading The new social media guidance for civil servants

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