Archive for the '.gov sites' Category

It is 2009 and some people still do not get accessibility

Friday, August 28th, 2009

At the Gov2.0 taskforce roadshow I ended up in conversation with a representative of one Department bemoaning the fact the Government will not give them extra money to make their websites WCAG 1.0 level 2 compliant.

Links from my BarCamp presentation Web 2.0 in WA Gov

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

My presentation was done with little preparation and no slides, but I used a number of sites as examples, so at VelvetSarah’s request, here are links to those sites. State Premier’s John Brumby Mike Rann Colin Barnett Blogs Transport Security Blog what a Government blog should be State Library of Western Australia blog Facebook School […]

Friday, December 14th, 2007

When researching the Government websites in the Web 2.0 age presentation for BarCamp Nano , I found a lack of resources available on the web about government use of web 2.0 tools. So instead of just posting that presentation here, I created Gov Web2.0 showcase. A blog to spread the word that there are government […]

NSW government fair trading blogs

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

Researching Government use of web 2.0 technology for this week’s BarCamp Nano, I found the Ripped Off blog. Which allows NSW consumers to tell their stories about being ripped off

The state of Oregon government websites

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

The Oregon state government is attempting to change all of their websites into a single look and into a central content management system (CMS). While I can see some advantages with their approach, I can see some problems ahead for them and also I disagree with some of the methods used.