Cyber risk and security: Part 1

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On a daily basis we hear media reports of yet another organisation becoming the victim of a cyber-attack. Usually it’s the loss of corporate data, intellectual property or customer’s personal and or financial data. The consequences have varied from regulatory fines and reputational loss, through to the ceasing trading of a business. We know that … Read more Cyber risk and security: Part 1

Digital principles for a better digital government

Almost everyone has a view on what ‘digital’ means and unsurprisingly these can be different from one person to the other. It is for this reason that we identified the need to have sets of principles, setting a common way of thinking. The first set of principles is around Digital Design. These Digital Design Principles are a … Read more Digital principles for a better digital government

Engaging with the digital community to make digital services better

Our vision as the States of Jersey eGov and Design Authority team is: to design services around the customer to be better, quicker and simpler, to increase transparency, visibility and accessibility of customer information, to drive efficiency by improving efficiency across the States, and to support Digital Jersey in developing local digital capabilities aligned to … Read more Engaging with the digital community to make digital services better

Towards an Integration Platform: a Key Delivery for eGovernment – Part 2

In the last blog we looked at some of the more technical aspects of systems integration and how the use of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) can assist in exposing and reusing data and services owned by government departments. We will continue our look at microservices and also discuss our approach and usage of integration … Read more Towards an Integration Platform: a Key Delivery for eGovernment – Part 2

Towards an Integration Platform: a Key Delivery for eGovernment – Part 1

In this first of a two part series I will be introducing some of the more technical concepts around the integration of computer systems and why unlocking data is critical to the success of delivering government services to you online. As such, this blog post is mainly for those with a technical background. The problem of … Read more Towards an Integration Platform: a Key Delivery for eGovernment – Part 1

Digital Architecture and Design

Following the recent Design Authority industry day, a number of comments received from Jersey’s digital industry through Slack and other mediums related to architecture and design. The question arising from these comments can be summarised as ‘What is architecture and how is this different from design?’ The purpose of this blog is to clarify the … Read more Digital Architecture and Design

Technical Architecture Industry Day

For those who attended the Industry Day earlier this week, thank you for joining us. For those who didn’t, we will be organising a number of different types of engagement activities going forward (and you can see some pictures of the event below). Purpose Our goals were to share our reference architecture with all interested industry … Read more Technical Architecture Industry Day

The Design Authority – our discovery work and first deliverables for the States of Jersey

The States of Jersey is focused on improving its organisational efficiency and reducing its cost of operations. In doing so, the States recognised the need for a design capability; what is now called the Design Authority (DA for short). In this blog entry I will explain what the DA is and the work it has done so … Read more The Design Authority – our discovery work and first deliverables for the States of Jersey

Technical Architecture Industry Day

All Jersey-based suppliers are invited to attend an open session to learn about the ongoing work to develop the States of Jersey’s Technical Architecture. Objective The objective of the session will be to share the States of Jersey Architecture Framework which informs technology delivery. Suppliers will be provided the artefacts for reference. The session will … Read more Technical Architecture Industry Day

States of Jersey Viscount’s Departments tender pre-qualification

The States of Jersey Viscount’s Departments wishes to hear from suppliers who are interested in submitting a pre-qualification submission relating the sourcing of a replacement to the current Phoenix System. The Viscount’s Department is the executive arm of the Island’s Courts and States Assembly.  Its prime function is to support the delivery of Justice.  The … Read more States of Jersey Viscount’s Departments tender pre-qualification