The dumbest mistake is viewing design as something you do at the end of the process to ‘tidy up’ the mess, as opposed to understanding it’s a ‘day one’ issue and part of everything.” – Tom Peters (issue Journal of Business and Design, Vol 6, No. 1) Ever since we started documenting our [...]
We recently discovered a blog post that complained about one of our web forms. We have tried to leave a comment on the blog post several times but kept getting the message “Sorry, but it seems you are a Spambot.” And there was also no email address available too. So we will repost the blog [...]
Website redesign launch and the FAQ We have now launched our new website and are on to the second stage of this project. The second stage will involve revisiting the taxonomy of our website. But to help answer any questions users might have regarding the website, we have devised an FAQ to answer them. If [...]
The Action Panel After a series of blog posts introducing our new website, the mega menu and action navigation bar, we can now show you the ‘Action Panel’. The Action Panel is located on the right hand side of the page and displays transactions relevant to the category or section of the webpage. This video [...]
We are please to announce that we have been nominated for the ‘Website Accessibility Award’ in local government by the Good Communications Awards 2010. The Awards, sponsored by Polycom and taking place on Thursday 15th July at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, will this year be presented by Nicholas Owen of BBC News. My colleague, Lucy and [...]
For the past few months, the webteam has been working on the redesign of our website. There will be a lot of improvements to how the website will work from a design and usability point of view. You will be able to find what you are looking for much quicker and identify transactions more easily.
I was recently interviewed about hyperlocal websites relationship with Camden Council (in response to this blog post; “Digital Strategy: How Camden will be engaging with the local community through hyperlocal websites“) and an overview about our new website. This article has now been published and featured on E-Gov Bulletin by Dan Jellinek titled ‘Hyperlocal’ Information ‘Invaluable [...]
Recently, Camden’s webteam have been talking to Will Perrin, Founder of ‘Talk About Local’ about the potential of engaging with citizens in Camden through hyperlocal blogs and local community websites.