Open Standards Show & Tell
September 2013
Government Digital Service
@gdsteam
#openGDS
Why we do what we do: the context
for open standards in government IT
Liam Maxwell and Linda Humphries
How we select open ...
Liam Maxwell
Linda Humphries
Government Digital Service @gdsteam
#openGDS
Why we do what we do:
the context for open
standards in
government IT
GDS@liammax
We can build world-class
digital services — that save
time and money for British
citizens and businesses
GDS@liammax
We can stimulate a generation
of world-beating software and
services businesses
GDS@liammax
We can save billions for the
taxpayer
GDS@liammax
If we build
services based
on user needs
GDS@liammax
If we build on
shared
platforms like
GOV.UK
GDS@liammax
If we build on
open
standards
GDS@liammax
There are seven open
standards principles
GDSLinda
1. We place the needs
of our users at the heart
of our standards
choices
●GDSLinda
●
2. Our selected open
standards will enable
suppliers to compete on
a level playing field
GDSLinda
●
3. Our standards choices
support flexibility and
change
GDSLinda
●
4. We adopt open
standards that support
sustainable cost
GDSLinda
●
5. Our decisions on
standards selection are
well informed
GDSLinda
●
6. We select open
standards using fair and
transparent processes
GDSLinda
●
7. We are fair and
transparent in the
specification and
implementation of open
standards
GDSLinda
Open Standards Board
24 September:
Describing and sharing information
Cross platform character encoding
Persistent resolva...
In progress:
Multi agency incident transfer
Electronic communications
Publishing government spend
Interoperability for end...
Hadley Beeman
Government Digital Service @gdsteam
#openGDS
●
How we select open standards
@HadleyBeeman GDS
●
standards.data.gov.uk
GDS@HadleyBeeman
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Suggest a problem
that open
sta...
●●GDS
Challenge goes live
Tell us which open
standards could
solve the problem
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Asse...
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Challenge Owner
proposes their
...
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Challenge owner
assesses suitab...
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Expert panel
considers: does th...
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Open Standards
Board decides
wh...
Suggested Challenge
Challenge
Proposal
Assessment
Evaluation
Decision
Implementation
●●GDS
Government adopts
the standards...
Paul Downey
Government Digital Service
@psd
GDS@psd
Help us make the right
decisions
GDS@psd
●GDS@psd
●GDS@psd
GDS@psd
GDS@psd
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_gauge_in_Australia
GDS@psd
●●GDS
We need your help to
answer these
questions
GDS@psd
●●GDS
Get involved!
Suggest, comment,
respond to a challenge
Join a working group
GDS@psd
●●GDS
Get more involved!
Become a panel member
or join the board
GDS@psd
Open Standards Show & Tell
September 2013
Government Digital Service
@gdsteam
#openGDS
Open Standards - Show and Tell September 2013
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Open Standards - Show and Tell September 2013

  1. 1. Open Standards Show & Tell September 2013 Government Digital Service @gdsteam #openGDS
  2. 2. Why we do what we do: the context for open standards in government IT Liam Maxwell and Linda Humphries How we select open standards Hadley Beeman Help us make the right decisions! Paul Downey
  3. 3. Liam Maxwell Linda Humphries Government Digital Service @gdsteam #openGDS
  4. 4. Why we do what we do: the context for open standards in government IT GDS@liammax
  5. 5. We can build world-class digital services — that save time and money for British citizens and businesses GDS@liammax
  6. 6. We can stimulate a generation of world-beating software and services businesses GDS@liammax
  7. 7. We can save billions for the taxpayer GDS@liammax
  8. 8. If we build services based on user needs GDS@liammax
  9. 9. If we build on shared platforms like GOV.UK GDS@liammax
  10. 10. If we build on open standards GDS@liammax
  11. 11. There are seven open standards principles GDSLinda
  12. 12. 1. We place the needs of our users at the heart of our standards choices ●GDSLinda
  13. 13. ● 2. Our selected open standards will enable suppliers to compete on a level playing field GDSLinda
  14. 14. ● 3. Our standards choices support flexibility and change GDSLinda
  15. 15. ● 4. We adopt open standards that support sustainable cost GDSLinda
  16. 16. ● 5. Our decisions on standards selection are well informed GDSLinda
  17. 17. ● 6. We select open standards using fair and transparent processes GDSLinda
  18. 18. ● 7. We are fair and transparent in the specification and implementation of open standards GDSLinda
  19. 19. Open Standards Board 24 September: Describing and sharing information Cross platform character encoding Persistent resolvable identifiers GDSLinda
  20. 20. In progress: Multi agency incident transfer Electronic communications Publishing government spend Interoperability for end user devices Defining IPv6 capable GDSLinda
  21. 21. Hadley Beeman Government Digital Service @gdsteam #openGDS
  22. 22. ● How we select open standards @HadleyBeeman GDS
  23. 23. ● standards.data.gov.uk GDS@HadleyBeeman
  24. 24. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Suggest a problem that open standards could solve Comment on the suggestions @HadleyBeeman
  25. 25. ●●GDS Challenge goes live Tell us which open standards could solve the problem Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation @HadleyBeeman
  26. 26. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Challenge Owner proposes their solution Comment on their proposal @HadleyBeeman
  27. 27. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Challenge owner assesses suitability of the standards in the proposal @HadleyBeeman
  28. 28. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Expert panel considers: does the proposed Standards Profile meet needs in the challenge? @HadleyBeeman
  29. 29. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Open Standards Board decides whether to adopt the proposed standards profile @HadleyBeeman
  30. 30. Suggested Challenge Challenge Proposal Assessment Evaluation Decision Implementation ●●GDS Government adopts the standards profile Report any issues to us @HadleyBeeman
  31. 31. Paul Downey Government Digital Service @psd
  32. 32. GDS@psd Help us make the right decisions
  33. 33. GDS@psd
  34. 34. ●GDS@psd
  35. 35. ●GDS@psd
  36. 36. GDS@psd
  37. 37. GDS@psd http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rail_gauge_in_Australia
  38. 38. GDS@psd
  39. 39. ●●GDS We need your help to answer these questions GDS@psd
  40. 40. ●●GDS Get involved! Suggest, comment, respond to a challenge Join a working group GDS@psd
  41. 41. ●●GDS Get more involved! Become a panel member or join the board GDS@psd
  42. 42. Open Standards Show & Tell September 2013 Government Digital Service @gdsteam #openGDS

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