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B is for Beta

B is for Beta

A quick run through of the ONS Beta project as of June 2015.

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Matt Jukes

June 15, 2015
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  1. B is for Beta. Matt Jukes

  2. Passed GDS Service Assessment on January 15th. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  3. NSEG agree to support move to Beta on January 26th.

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  4. During the public Alpha 245 people provided feedback. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

    BETA.ONS
  5. Beta project officially commences 2nd March. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  6. Alpha code is discarded as only suitable for prototype. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  7. Beta project consists of four core elements. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  8. The publishing application. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  9. New infrastructure. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  10. Website content. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  11. User experience & interface. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  12. The publishing application. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  13. Does NOT use Tridion. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  14. Is optimised for specialist not devolved publishing. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  15. Is a web publishing tool NOT a statistical authoring tool.

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  16. Has been usability tested with Publishing Support from the start.

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  17. Has an integrated chart- builder. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  18. Has an integrated table- builder. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  19. New infrastructure. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  20. Following Government best practice we are moving to ‘cloud’ infrastructure.

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  21. Aligning with EDC & Census Transformation we are working with

    eduserv. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  22. Implementing continuous delivery capabilities from day one. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  23. Extensive use of automated testing tools. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  24. eduserv provide full 24/7 support as a managed service. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  25. Penetration testing from ‘Offensive Security Certified Professional’. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  26. Web content. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  27. Micro-copy & search metadata content rewritten by specialist. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

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  28. 350 statistical bulletins are prepared for migration. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  29. 210 other publications, reports or articles are also ready for

    migration. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  30. Initially all CSDB ‘time series’ data will be available in

    Beta. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  31. The National Archives are increasing the frequency of copying the

    ONS website. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  32. User experience & interface. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  33. Feedback from Alpha analysed, prioritised & integrated. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  34. New ‘wire-frames’ developed for 16 page types. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  35. HTML/CSS templates created for all page types. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  36. Accessibility has been improved. Including IE8 compatibility. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  37. All pages have been tested on range of mobile devices.

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  38. Example interactive data visualisation content will be showcased. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

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  39. Fortnightly usability research scheduled throughout July and August (& beyond).

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  40. One-to-one meetings scheduled with ‘critical friends’. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS

  41. Internal, informal open ‘show & tells’ here, Titchfield & London

    being scheduled. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  42. Weekly Q and A sessions on Yammer to be offered.

    digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  43. Important to understand the Beta is still an experiment. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

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  44. During the life of the public Beta we will be

    dual publishing. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS
  45. A priority will be testing 09.30 publishing capability. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk

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  46. There is NOT a ‘go live’ date. digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk digitalpublishing.ons.gov.uk BETA.ONS