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What matters when redesigning a council website?

According to “Government Computer News” in their pitch for a continuing training for “Building Better Government Websites From Strategy to Fulfillement”, its says Agency websites are becoming more critical to achieving a wide range of mission goals and objectives ranging from communication to service delivery as well as transparency and open government initiatives. As the role of websites expands, governance ... Read More »

London Borough of Camden unveils its customer focused new website design

For the past few months, I’ve been working part of Camden’s webteam in redesigning the new website. The first stage of this project, which is the design (look and feel) of the website is due to launch end of July/early August. If you’re interested to know the other stages of this project, visit my earlier blog post about it here. ... Read More »

Hyperlocal websites are invaluable to Local Authorities

This blog post is based on the interview I gave to E-Gov Bulletin recently on hyperlocal websites relationship with local authorities and Camden Council's new website overview. Read More »

How Camden Council (UK) will be engaging with the local community through hyperlocal websites

This blog post talks about Camden Council's Digital Strategy to include hyperlocal websites with featured interview clips with Will Perrin from Talk About Local. Read More »

Government-to-Citizen Communications: Utilising multiple digital channels effectively

This blog post marks the release of LGEO Research 1st White Paper titled "Government-to-Citizen Communications: Utilising multiple digital channels effectively" Read More »

LGEO Research releases 1st White Paper tomorrow

So, tomorrow I'm releasing my 1st White Paper on how local government can communicate better with citizens using multiple channels on limited cost. Read More »

Increasing transparency through local government web development blogs

This blog posts highlight some of the other web development blogs within UK's local government and how they are increasing transparency for citizens. Read More »

Questionnaire Design for Website Redesign Project

For Camden's Website Redesign Project, we conducted some user interviews and contextual enquiries for this project and you might be wondering what sort of questions we asked. Read More »

Tom Steinberg talks about how MySociety.org has created Transparency in Government

Tom Steinberg runs MySociety which is a small open-source virtual non-profit. A well known example of MySociety in the UK is FixMyStreet. He also talks about MySociety newest website "WhatDoTheyKnow?" at the Personal Democracy Forum Europe 2009. Read More »

How the Internet is Changing Politicians

I recently attended the Personal Democracy Forum Europe 09 in Barcelona and sat in a talk with one of our beloved Tom Watson to find what he and other speakers had to say about how the internet is changing politics. Read More »