Earlier this week the the final ministerial department joined GOV.UK. This isn't the end of the GOV.UK story; in fact it's barely the end of the beginning. But today is still a big moment, the result of commitment and collaboration …
We’ve talked about initial analysis, design rules and technology. Now we're taking those sketches to build something to satisfy them on Alpha.gov.uk.
We discuss what government should do to consult, engage and involve people more openly in the work it does, online.
We share learnings we got from analytics about what people are doing when visiting government web pages.
Just as there are trends in technology, there are fashions in project management and some feel that agile is poorly suited to government and is just a fad. One of the principle objectives for this project was to demonstrate that …
We share a few of the early sketches from the alpha.gov.uk project, some of which include features that we either dropped when we realised they would work or haven't got around to implementing yet.
The team share an overview of the technology used to develop Alpha.gov.uk.
Read about the colour and typography used for Alpha.gov.uk which is a demonstration of what a single central Government site could be.
Alpha.gov.uk would work best if it knew where in the country its visitors are from. We'd love to get your feedback on our approach to this.
Here's a reminder as to why it's so critical that GOV.UK offers UK citizens the best possible digital experience.