As outlined recently by our executive director Stephen Foreshew-Cain in his vision for 2030, “platform thinking” is going to become a key part of government. We’re seeing this happen with the emergence of platforms such as GOV.UK Verify, GOV.UK Notify, …
Daniel Appelquist has been working on web and internet standards since the early days of the web. In the late 90s he worked with web publishers including the journal Nature and TheStreet.com. Whilst at Vodafone he led activities such as the W3C Mobile Web Initiative, co-chaired the Mobile Web Best Practices working group and was active in development of web device APIs. At Telefónica, he led product development for the BlueVia APIs platform. In 2013 he was appointed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee to co-chair the W3C’s Technical Architecture Group (TAG). He currently leads technical standards for UK Government Digital Service. He tweets at @Torgo.
Last week, the Government Digital Service held its first community ‘unconference’ on the topic of technical and data standards within government. The event was a great success both in terms of turnout and participation. Over 70 government technologists came together …
As James and Ade announced in December, I'm doing some work to connect practitioners in government around the use of open standards as we develop APIs, and our overall approach to data and digital services. That will complement other emerging …
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