At the outset, it wasn't clear that we were making a manual. Our brief was to draw up the thing that all new services will be judged against - the Digital by Default Service Standard, as set out in the …
Another day, another set of updates to GOV.UK:
We said we’d be iterative, so here’s a list of all the changes we’ve made since the release last night. Most of these things went live at 3pm today - largely based on your feedback - so keep it coming!
Working out the exact "shape" of the gov.uk beta has been a long, difficult process. Working out what needs it should meet, how best each need should be met and then defining how the whole proposition hangs together are hard …
It is always easier to sketch out a page design rather than build straight out or do a detailed mockup - it is lower cost and gives everyone a common thing to frame discussions around. Here are a few of …
It is vital that the Government's live web sites are as accessible as possible for everyone. There can be no argument about that - their audience is everyone. With a short, agile, project like Alpha.gov.uk (we've had just over 10 …
Back in February when we were kicking off the alpha project, we spent the first couple of weeks scouring search logs and analytics for the various central government websites; thinking about who our users were and generally discussing the kind …
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