Government 2.0

White House Hires Ex-Googler To Fix Hideous Government Websites

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It doesn’t take a star UX designer to see that United States’ government and state websites are atrocious. No, it really only takes a quick visit to Florida’s official webpage to see that our national web presence is in serious need of an overhaul.

To that end, the White House announced yesterday that they’ve¬†established the United States Digital Service to rehabilitate the government’s websites, the New York Times reports. The team lead is¬†Mikey Dickerson, the man who was brought in to save Healthcare.gov after its complete release-date meltdown and subsequent troubles. Read More