“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 […]

An open letter to the Dutch geo register

Back in February I emailed (see below) the Dutch geographical information register (NGR) about why I think many developers shun it. My main observation was that a number of key features are so buggy that it’s impossible to use the site effectively (actually: at all). The best way, I wrote, to fix the bugs (and […]