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Transparency in Romania

This is a guest post by Felicia Alexandru from BE Bucharest. As part of our work across the FCO network to mark International Open Data Day the British Embassy in … Read more »Transparency in Romania

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Digital evaluation: crunching the numbers with Ripjar

Last month FCO Posts in Europe created over ten thousand pieces of digital content, including tweets, Facebook posts, blogs, photos, infographics, videos and audio clips. But how do you evaluate … Read more »Digital evaluation: crunching the numbers with Ripjar

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Open Data Romania : British Embassy Hackathon

The British Embassy was delighted to support an open data hackathon organised in Bucharest on 21-22 February. The event was organised by the Coalition for Open Data and the Romanian … Read more »Open Data Romania : British Embassy Hackathon

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Towards A More Transparent Brazil

All eyes have been on Brazil for last couple of years for many reasons: the World Cup in 2014, the Olympics in Rio in 2016 and other big events which … Read more »Towards A More Transparent Brazil

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Consular appointments – the challenges and lessons learnt

Lessons in configuring a service, running pilots and handling diversity in skills As we’ve developed our new consular appointment booking service we’ve encountered several challenges along the way, not least … Read more »Consular appointments – the challenges and lessons learnt

Testing consular appointment booking in Madrid

What we learnt about our appointments service during a visit to Madrid As the consular appointments alpha phase drew to a close, a visit to the Embassy in Madrid was … Read more »Testing consular appointment booking in Madrid

Consular appointments – our approach to development and training

How the appointments service was developed, the teams involved, and the first training iteration While developing our consular appointments service through alpha to beta, we’ve worked closely with our partner … Read more »Consular appointments – our approach to development and training

Consular appointments – from alpha to beta

The pilot programme for our consular appointments booking service has been running as a public beta for a few weeks now, so it’s time to take stock of progress. Since … Read more »Consular appointments – from alpha to beta