How can we improve policy making to make it more effective — not just for politicians and policy makers, but citizens, organisations and communities too?
UK Authority have published my article Rethinking policy making in the digital age. It explores the need for a national digital infrastructure that provides open,
In his speech at the end of July, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury talked about the need for a “faster, smarter” culture in government
So what’s it going to be then, hey? Will the outcome of the Brexit negotiations see the UK forced to adhere to the EU’s “level
Perhaps we had a lucky escape when banks declined to become online ‘identity providers’. After all, their track record in online security has some peculiar
Remember when UK banks were innovative, leading the world and always at the top of the polls for brilliant customer service? No, me neither. Actually,
Open data and open standards were given a welcome and practical revival in the early days of the Government Digital Service (GDS). This included the
Governments are acquiring and sharing more of our data on the basis that it will improve efficiency, personalise services, and reduce fraud, error and debt.
“Top 5% of all Web sites!” “Networking industry awards!” “Awards for excellence!” No, these accolades aren’t for GOV.UK. They’re for the much earlier 1994 central
Consider this on #DataPrivacyDay. For more than 60 years now, organisations have been trying to understand and manipulate the way we think, as the first
Hard to believe I know, but we’re approaching ten years ago – 4th June 2009 to be precise – when Tim O’Reilly set out his
In our book Digitizing Government: understanding and implementing new digital business models, there’s a table illustrating how often grand announcements have been made around the