The city of Reykjavik is facing the challenge of integrating a heterogeneous landscape of systems into a coherent city website based on design thinking and best practice UX.. This landscape contains simple services like applying for a dog permission or allowance to make changes to your house. But also complex services like admissions of children to school, or applying for an social apartment need to be integrated.
The Government vertical track is focused on trends and innovations as well as all aspects of the current developments and challenges within the government space. In an exciting mix of case-studies, panel-discussion and thematic sessions the following, most burning topics will be discussed
- Open access, data, government and standards
- Accessibility / Inclusivity
- Digital-by-default citizen services
- User experience design for digital services
- Hosting and Security
- Content Management and Usability of digital tools
- and more
Together with partners we created the first German distribution for government websites called deGov. In 2017 and 2018 we have developed two large german government projects with deGov. The new website of the Ministry of the Interior of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany went live in May 2017. The other website is a large portal and will go live later in 2018.
Open source projects can have a positive impact on privacy across the web. First, though, we need to understand our very different cultural and legal approaches to privacy, and define what privacy actually means.
Drupal is now being widely used in digital government projects around the world. But often the same things are being invented multiple times in multiple places.
Let's gather to share notes on what is being built where, what has been (or could be) open sourced — and see how we can better leverage the benefits of open source and open standards for the public good.
Drupal has emerged as a powerful platform to help governments successfully manage open data initiatives. DKAN is an open source Drupal distribution that allows users anywhere on Earth to build a community-based open data portal with a full suite of data cataloguing, publishing, and visualization features.
Software is deeply involved in all aspects of the 21st century. It is important that this technology empowers rather than restricts citizens and public bodies, and Free Software is the key to secure the necessary digital and analogue freedoms.
OpenSource CMS like Drupal, WordPress or Joomla are extremly popular targets for all sorts of attacks. Most of them are available 24/7 and hosted on powerful machines, making them very valuable tools for further attacks once compromised. In this session I want to tell you about SIWECOS, a project funded by the german ministry of economics, that wants to improve the security of CMS-based websites.
During this session, we will present the OpenEuropa Initiative, the Open Source components that you can already use in your projects, and the (micro)Service Oriented Architecture and Technical Governance that drive the design and development of these components.
Design Thinking: a method to chase structural success in an era where healthcare (and other domains) have to deliver an excellent online experience to their customers.