Come and #HackTheSystem
This post sets out details about the #BureaucracyHack we’re holding on 3rd July — including venue, tickets and themes we intend to explore on the day. If you’re up to speed, you can apply for a ticket here.
James set out the initial plans for hacking the bureaucracy in this post:
What you told us — making a ‘bureaucracy hack’
tl;dr — We’re having a ‘bureaucracy hack’ in July.
Since then, a small group of us have been meeting — well, Google Hangout-ing* — to discuss when and where the hack should take place, and the themes that we could cover up to and on the day.
We’re pleased to announce the bureaucracy hack will take place on 3rd July (09.30–16.30) at The Tomlinson Centre in Hackney.
As for the themes — or problems — that we’ll be tackling, here are the few we’ve set out to date:
Bureaucracy Hack problem no 1: To Collaborate or Not to Collaborate? Oh! If only I had the choice!
We’ve been working with colleagues across government to think about bureaucracy – what is it, when is it needed, and…
James wrote about hacking business cases, and has already created a couple of super-useful templates:
Hacking business cases
tl;dr We hacked business cases for teams to buy small items here and for people to go to conferences here. If you like…
And Luke wrote about a theory he and I have — that reducing duplication in technical and data governance can speed up delivery:
Governance speeds up delivery
We’re holding a #BureaucracyHack in July - this post looks at another theme we intend to explore on the day.
The team has created a backlog of other potential themes to tackle on the day, and in the spirit of working in the open our Trello board is public — so if you would like to comment, or contribute new ideas, jump in!
Organize anything, together. Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance…
We’re really looking forward to 3rd July when we get to #HackTheSystem. Wanna join us? You can apply for tickets using this form
… and use the comments here or Twitter (One Team Gov) to help us shape the agenda for the hack day — don’t forget to tag with #bureaucracyhack and #HackTheSystem.
*Hanging-out on Google? Google Hanging-out?