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Local Government – I love you, but I’m leaving

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After a decade working in local government I’m moving on to pastures new. Continue reading

Thinking Mobile First

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Completing my trilogy of posts on how to improve the mobile web experience, here’s some advice for turning the whole thing on its head and thinking mobile first. Continue reading

What is a mobile web user anyway? Top 5 assumptions to avoid

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Assumptions about your website’s mobile web visitors could lead to potentially damaging decisions about what to offer (or not offer) on mobile devices. Here are my top 5 assumptions to avoid. Continue reading

Achieving the mobile web standard

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I recently attended Socitm’s “Learning from Better connected” event in London – a conference reporting on the key findings from the annual survey of all UK local authority websites – to present our findings in relation to using council websites on mobile devices. Continue reading

Confessions of a Better connected reviewer

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Last summer I joined the team responsible for conducting the annual Better connected survey of local gov websites, published today. Find out how I got on. Continue reading

Accessibility Digest – April 2012

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I’m trialling a monthly digest of all the interesting accessibility stories I’ve come across recently. Just a few stories to kick off, but I hope people find it useful. If … Continue reading

Mobile apps in local gov

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Last week I facilitated a session on mobile apps, for various interested parties. We were joined by Jamie and Mike from the Improvement Service, as well as Gordon and Niall, … Continue reading

Scottish KM event in a nutshell

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I headed up to Aberdeen yesterday for a Scottish Knowledge Management event organised by the Improvement Service. A poor mobile signal prevented me from my usual live-tweeting, but below are … Continue reading

Best approaches towards a mobile Intranet

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Jakob Neilsen has just announced his 10 best-designed Intranets for 2010, and as always it’s a goldmine of information and advice. I haven’t yet forked out for the full report, … Continue reading

Mobile browsing – making websites handier

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I’m desperately trying to get my organisation to realise that mobile browsing is fast becoming very popular, and that we need to design accordingly. Mobile phone penetration is immense in … Continue reading

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