Wednesday, August 24, 2011

From Omega to Alpha

A potted history ... dates may be off a little, would welcome the true dates if anyone has better data

open.gov - 1994 - hand coded HTML (OGC hosted and operated)   (original version said 1998, thank you for the update)

ukonline.gov.uk - 2001 - bespoke code with a database (BT hosted and operated)

ukonline.gov.uk - 2002 - open source clone of the original (Eduserv hosted and operated)

ukonline.gov.uk - 2002 - new design along with user centric approach - Vignette CMS (Sapient/Loudcloud)

direct.gov.uk - 2004 - significant user involvement, pan-government involvement - custom coded CMS (Sapient/Loudcloud)

direct.gov.uk - 2007 - clone version of the original, subsequently enhanced - Stellent CMS (Steria)   (original version said 2006, thank you for the update)

alpha.gov.uk - 2011 - custom code integrated with extensive open source

beta.gov.uk - 2011? - assumed to be as above

gov.uk - 2012? - ?

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