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Happy Fiscal New Year

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Gov.uk Design Principles are Brilliant

https://www.gov.uk/designprinciples

We were really excited to find something that captures our own design thinking so perfectly. From starting with user needs, designing for accessibility, and insisting on evidence-based design decisions; these guys have structured these ideas really well.

1 Start with needs*
2 Do less
3 Design with data
4 Do the hard work to make it simple
5 Iterate. Then iterate again.
6 Build for inclusion
7 Understand context
8 Build digital services, not websites
9 Be consistent, not uniform
10 Make things open: it makes things better

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Martin Fowler on cross-platform mobile

“The trade-off between native and a web app is between affordability and quality of user-experience”

Another excellent slide deck from Martin Fowler, this time on developing apps for multiple mobile devices and the hazards posed by cross-platform toolkits (among other things…). Definitely worth reading.

http://martinfowler.com/articles/multiMobile/#cover

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Shore and Hitachi Consulting team up on Ontario IT Solutions VOR

Shore has teamed with Hitachi Consulting, a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, to provide services on the Vendor of Record (VOR) for Information Technology Solutions Consulting Services (VOR Arrangement OSS-00195390 – I&IT Solutions Consulting Services).

Shore is very excited to be working with Hitachi Consulting to expand the range of services we’re able to offer our clients in the Ontario Public Sector. Shore’s agility and responsiveness can be more easily scaled with the support of Hitachi Consulting’s depth of experience, global scale and history of innovation
Details can be found in Hitachi’s press release.

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OLA Super Conference

We’re giving a talk with Tim Gauntley about what exactly the learning commons is and we’ll share our exciting work in the field.

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Shore is a technology and strategy consulting firm that delivers well-designed systems, and fresh, metric-driven strategic thinking. We have a strong eGovernment focus and are committed to helping government services connect to citizens and government agencies connect to each other.

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