Jersey Gazette goes digital by default

Inspiring young women into tech on International Women’s Day

Yesterday marked International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and this year’s International Women’s Day calls to #PressforProgress – a call to action to progress gender parity. Under the 2018 theme of #PressforProgress, International Women’s Day aims to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to … Read more Inspiring young women into tech on International Women’s Day

Happy birthday Gov.je

Not that we need an excuse for cake but this week is the 21st anniversary of the Gov.je website. So we’re pulling out the photo album and looking back at how we’ve changed over the years. 1996 In July 1996 the States of Jersey press release announcing the launching of new website, said: “The Internet, a … Read more Happy birthday Gov.je

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