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Our meetings

Here we describe the groups that take part in the assessment process and publish their minutes.

Data Panel minutes

Data Standards Panel - action points - 13 April 2015

Nicholas Oughtibridge Health and Social Care Information Centre (chair of Data Panel)

Colin Hand, Ministry of Justice

Graham Peek, UK Parliament

Gareth Rushgrove, Puppet Labs

Matt Wilson, Matt Wilson Associates LTD

Andrew Pickford, TTC Global

Magnus Falk, Government Digital Service

Paul Downey, Government Digital Service (Challenge Owner)

Anisha Ahuja, Government Digital Service (Secretariat)

Lawrence Greenwood, , Government Digital Service (Secretariat)

Open Standards Board - minutes

Open Standards Board minutes - 27th April 2015

Context

This was the fifth Open Standards Board, two proposals were tabled for discussion:

Language tags

Country codes

A revised challenge on understanding government documents was also tabled. The Open Standards Board had previously asked for clarity on the scope and user need when they had been asked to review a proposal on this topic.

Summary of outcomes

The Board agreed:

Open Standards Board minutes - 06 October 2014

Open Standards Board - 06 October 2014 (meeting 4)

Context

This was the fourth Open Standards Board, three challenges were tabled for discussion:

  • Exchange of contact information - RFC6350 (vcard)

  • Exchange of calendar events - RFC5545 (iCalendar)

  • Public emergency alert messaging - Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) 1.2

Summary of outcomes

The Board agreed:

Technical Panel meeting actions - 22 September 2014

Magnus Falk, Government Digital Services(chair)

Nicholas Oughtibridge, Health and Social Care Information Centre

James Stewart - Government Digital Services

John Adams - Department for International Development

Richard Crowther - CESG

Tariq Rashid - Home Office

James Penman - Met Office

Steven Walters - HMRC

Data Panel meeting actions - 22 September 2014

Nicholas Oughtibridge Health and Social Care Information Centre (chair of Data Panel)

Colin Hand, Ministry of Justice

Graham Peek, Parliament

Paul Davidson, Local eGovernment Standards Body

David Lawton, Informed Solutions

Peter Mann, CDS Digital

Peter Winstanley, Scottish Government

Magnus Falk Government Digital Services

Paul Downey Government Digital Services

Standards panels - terms of reference

Why the standards panels exist

Through the Standards Hub anyone can get involved in the process of prioritising and helping us to select open standards for government IT.

Advice on aspects of document formats requested by the Open Standards Board – 9 April 2014

The Open Standards Board requested additional clarification and advice relating to document formats.

 

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