ארכיון חודשי: אפריל 2012

האם כל אתרי הממשלה יכולים להיות מרוכזים באתר אחד? באנגליה מנסים…

Government Digital Service

Today we have released part 2 of the GOV.UK beta – INSIDE GOVERNMENT. You can see our other post today for more on what this is all about and why it matters. But here, we’re going to take a quick canter through some of the features and our thinking behind them.

The INSIDE GOVERNMENT name

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ll have heard us refer to this part of the GOV.UK project by its various internal project names of ‘Whitehall’ or the ‘corporate platform’. The public name we’ve settled on is INSIDE GOVERNMENT – we’re hoping it will let people know that they’re not in the main ‘citizen’ part of the site. This isn’t the place you come to renew your passport, this is the inner workings of government.

Responsive design

We’ve baked in responsive design from the start of this project, building the page layouts to a…

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מודעות פרסומת

האם סטנדרטים פתוחים הם מחסום לפרויקטי מחשוב?

Government Digital Service

Fresh out of a roundtable discussion on the Open Standards: Open Opportunities consultation, Linda Humphries discusses whether open can really mean closed.

Ask a seemingly simple question, 'So what exactly is an open standard?' and a multitude of variations and interpretations are likely to head your way – a quick scan of Wikipedia will give you a flavour. So how do we decide which definition is right for the Government when we are applying it to our IT?

The trick is to look at what we're trying to achieve.

In the Government's IT systems we're looking to cut costs. We think that by improving connectivity across government systems we'll be able to share more solutions. That should help us to reduce how much we need to buy. We also want to make sure that we have flexibility and choice when we buy IT, so that we don't get locked in…

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