Graham Williamson Research Award

Back in September I applied for the Graham Williamson Research Award offered through Socitm. I was lucky enough to be chosen as the winner and was presented with the award...

Reusing GDS Assets

This week we’ve been working on ways to improve the data we capture about users of our online services. We have reports coming out of our ears from phone systems,...

The Law of Two Feet

To ‘be British’ is often and stereotypically regarded as being overly polite and frustratingly apologetic; apologising when someone bumps into you, saying sorry for tripping over bag left in the...

Hack the hack day

It’s been just over a week since the LocalGov Digital Makers hack day and the last few days have given me time to think things over in a bit more...

LocalGov Digital Makers Hack Day

As a fringe event to LocalGovCamp the LocalGov Digital Makers hack day was set to be a chance for people to “prototype solutions to problems local government currently faces.” A...