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The Ongoing Sadness of Government Websites — Part 1

I know there are exceptions, but a poor user experience seems to be the norm



When I do a Google search for ‘why are government websites so bad’ I get over 207 million results. There are literally too many data points to detail in this article. Below I have listed a summary of the most common reasons that came up in my search:



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Mike Scarpiello

Senior Experience Designer, writer, musician, poet, humorist, mountaineer, world traveler, bull runner, music junkie, craft beer enthusiast.