New powers for public bodies to share data – we want your views

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Data plays an important role in making effective decisions, particularly within the public sector. Often public sector bodies need the same data and we end up with duplicate data collections which cost money and place unnecessary burden on those providing the data. Also complexities and concerns around data sharing are often identified as real barriers to improving public services and the services that citizens receive. Whilst the simple solution is for public bodies to share their data, there have long been barriers to doing this. Continue reading

Putting the ‘you’ into usability testing

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In our previous blog we introduced the changes we’re making to GOV.WALES. A really important part of our work is understanding how you, our users, use the site and what you think of the changes we’re making. We do this by running usability testing whenever we can to help us identify any issues early and fix problems before they take root too deeply. Continue reading