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Web Technologies Project Portal



Through collaboration with other organizations, groups and through active research and discussion:

  • To take stock of existing best practice policy, guidelines and models around web technologies;
  • To provide and outline basline best practices for that are common to all elements of e-government globally;
  • To develop a guide/s and resource/s on implementing best practices around web technologies for the use in online service delivery of government services
  • To support the efforts of sister projects such as the Social Media and Data Management projects in development of thier own work products
  • To develop a knowledge base of which governments are working online, and the policy and governance they are working under.


To be determined in initial meetings and discussion.

Proposed Project Note (initial project draft description):

Best Practices for Using Web Technologies to Deliver Government Services

Document description: Collection of everything we know about eGov, but not going into a lot of depth. Maybe a few technology details, but still usable for non-techies. The document will address both "Web 1.0" and "Web 2.0" technologies and how these technologies can help improve government services. The document will be useful to both IT staff and policy-makers and will direct the readers, when possible, to other materials for more in-depth information.


Teleconference meetings will be currently held on Wednesdays, at 12 noon ET (17:00 UTC), subject to a call from the co-ordinator. These meetings will be as necessary or upon request of the Chairs. Initial work is proposed to take place using an online discussion space and/or email. Telecon meetings are not envisioned to take place more than once a week or every other week.

Participation details for Phone or IRC


  • 03/03/2010 - Introductions, directions, definitions

Web Technology Project Resources

General Resources

New Zealand
United Kingdom
United States

Creating Linked Public Sector Information

Data Management


Mobile Web

Privacy and Data Protection

Social Media

United Kingdom
United States


Chris Beer Co-ordinator

Sandro Hawke W3C Staff Contact