Personal blogging by Steph Gray, founder of Helpful Digital and erstwhile bureaucrat

Tag: government digital service

The Emperor’s new clothes (and why it’s now OK to point)

August 1, 2011

Maybe Friday afternoons make people bolder. But I think there’s a longer-term shift happening. Last Friday, the ever-interesting insider @pubstrat published an interesting piece gently critiquing the new e-petitions service, arguing — rightly, I think — that requiring petitioners to specify the responsible central government Department for their issue is a step backwards: A solution…