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...

A sign of things to come?

At the beginning of this week, Individual Electoral Registration went live on GOV.UK and I was quite surprised how underplayed this was in many Local Government circles. After seeing the...

Interactive Mapping

Recently I was set the challenge of replacing an interactive mapping application that we ran for Northampton Borough Council. The product I was to replace had an annual support fee...