Vladimir Roudakov's picture

Drupal Global Training Day: Brisbane, Canberra

Join us for 4 hour session to learn Drupal 8!
Technocrat is participating in Drupal 8 Global Training Day.
"Introduction to Drupal" will cover all the basics of site building in Drupal 8: one of the most popular content management systems in the world. 
Location: Window Bay 6, The Edge, 
  Stanley Place, Cultural Centre, South Bank, Brisbane 
Date: 12:00-16:00, Sat, 6th Feb 2016
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Co-Design Done Right

By Nathanael Coyne on 14/10/2015 with tags Digitial Transformation

Co-design has been around for decades, but it has become increasingly popular in the last 5-10 years - with the rise of the "design thinking" agency. This is inspired by the success of companies like IDEO.

Whenever I see examples of "co-design" it's almost always participatory design. Instead of trying to distinguish between the two, I'll explain and refer to the concept and technique solely as co-design. A less frequently used term is "co-creation" although that appears to have been claimed by a certain shampoo brand!

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Digital Transformation Agenda Not Business As Usual

By Nathanael Coyne on 24/9/2015

When explaining the Australian Government Digital Service Standard to people over the past few months, I have occassionally drawn a comparison with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). However I try to avoid making that comparison because I feel it diminishes the new Standard.

Unfortunately I recently saw in a presentation the Digital Service Standard slotted into a stack of related policies and programs that have been announced by the Australian Government over the past 15 years.