- My best-selling business book Digitizing Government written with Alan Brown and Mark Thompson. More details here.
London Explorer is a new interactive mobile app exploring the history of 100 famous, quirky and vanished London places.
London Streets, my original London app, is also still available for both iOS and Android. It provides an interactive journey of exploration through the old streets of London, their origins and history.
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I haven’t seen my old colleague Stefan Brands for a while, but most days I’ll find myself thinking of or mentioning his work – particularly given some of the naivety and poor thinking that still seems to be doing the rounds … Continue reading
The Institute for Government produced a report in 2014, the shape of the Civil Service: remaking the grade. It looked at the breakdown of the civil service by salary grade and included this interesting visualisation: It illustrates a wide range of organisational shapes in … Continue reading
I tweeted four screenshots a couple of days ago showing the main UK Government Websites since 1994. A few folks have asked for better quality resolution, so here are the best I currently have (if you have better, happy to share … Continue reading
We can all learn something from King Canute. At least he had the humility to know, contrary to popular misconception, that he could not hold back the waves. The same humility is absent however from the Investigatory Powers Bill – which seems to imply … Continue reading