August, 2016

Carefree and social open data hacking

N.B. This blog post was written for the Hacking for Sustainability Challenge. It outlines the measures we took and the tech we deployed to ensure #carefreehacking for the participants such as thorough data preparation and numerous open feedback channels.  Hacking for Sustainability streeft naar #carelesshacking: we willen we je zoveel mogelijk helpen om snel en […]

“The UK Government Digital Service is dead”

N.B. This blog post has turned into an archive for post-GDS analyses. I’ll add more articles as I encounter them on the web. David Eaves describes on Medium how and why the British Government Digital Service met its (in practical terms) demise. GDS represented a centralization of IT control, and the departments — for whom GDS frequently found savings […]