These pages showcase guidance, policy and examples of our work for staff and our partners, and anyone else who’s interested.
When you’re limited to 140 characters, can a twitter chat truly be an effective policy engagement tool? Based on my recent experience of a twitter chat with @wenurses, as part of our engagement around the proposed Vulnerable Older People’s Plan, … – Are twitter chats really effective?
Over the last few months we’ve been inundated with freedom of information (FOI) requests and enquiries about native mobile applications and medical devices. To head-off some of this correspondence I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a while, … – My Kafkaesque apps nightmare
One of the actions in the DH Digital strategy commitment to improve the development and impact of its open policymaking is: ‘to develop a toolkit to help policymakers identify the most appropriate digital tools and techniques for each stage of … – Action! Digital film-making through the lens of the policymaking cycle
The Government Digital Service (GDS) has introduced a new spending control threshold of £100,000 for digital. For some specific areas of digital the threshold remains ZERO, including for websites, domain registration, mobile apps, digital transactions and ID assurance for the … – New thresholds for digital spending controls
We encourage and welcome open, lively debate, but the decision to publish comments received via our sites remains at our discretion. The views expressed by any third parties are solely theirs and are not necessarily endorsed by the Department. Moderation … – Comments and moderation policy