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

eGov design authority – preferred supplier

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The eGovernment programme is entering a period of negotiations with the preferred supplier for the design authority contract. ASE Consulting Ltd, (ase.co.uk) a UK firm with a proven track record in public sector design architecture, have been named as the preferred supplier. Public Sector Reform eGov is a fundamental part of the Reform programme. For … Read more eGov design authority – preferred supplier

eGov Design Authority Invitation to Tender

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Following on from my recent blog, which set out our intentions to establish a Design Authority, we’ve published an invitation to tender on our procurement portal. We’ve had lots of feedback about our procurement process and aim to continue to develop the approach. For this tender we’ve decided to make all of the initial documentation publicly … Read more eGov Design Authority Invitation to Tender

What will eGov deliver: Design Authority