Race disparity round table at No 10.

Ethnicity facts and figures - Publish data with the users in mind

On a summer day in 2016, Theresa May stood on the steps of 10 Downing Street and called for an audit of all government data on ethnicity. In her…


It’s the business model, stupid – 3 steps to transform UK public services

The government urgently needs to shift from ‘pipes to platforms’ to realise the benefits of digital disruption. I have long admired entrepreneur…


Digital government isn’t about user needs – it’s more fundamental than that

Digital government isn’t about user needs – it’s more fundamental than that. The government digital movement needs to come out of startup phase and…


Intelligent public services, digital politics and the paradox of Brexit

The Brexiteers’ vision of direct democracy requires progressive engagement with, and consolidation of, public service models across the continent. On…


ONS website prototype

Office for National Statistics launches alpha website

  On the 8th December, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) launched a public prototype website, in its bid to replace the current website…


St Pauls

Government-as-a-Platform: New Opportunities for Innovation in the Public Sector

By Alan Brown, Associate Dean and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (FBEL) at the…


APIs as a Content Distribution Channel

By Andreas Krohn The definition of an API Platform includes the requirement that the data published via an API should be core to the organization…