One of the problems that Alphagov is trying to solve is the confusion generated by the fragmented nature of the government’s digital offering. Who’s in charge of what? Those who work in or around government too often work on the assumption that everyone knows who is responsible for what, but in reality, it’s quite a confusing picture. At a service level, DirectGov attempted to solve it, but (from where I sat), I’m not quite sure it ever worked.
Archive for June, 2011
We’ve talked about our initial analysis, our design rules and our technology. This post is about how we tried to get from those starting points to that technology — to the built thing — which is what you can see at Alpha.gov.uk.