Rethinking the Information Architecture of Legislative Data for Enhanced Accessibility and Accountability
Written on September, 2022
The modernisation of legislative houses around the world presents an intricate set of challenges and opportunities, primarily in the realm of digital transformation. With the burgeoning volume of legislative data generated and stored, there is an exigent need to reevaluate the existing information architecture. The primary objective is twofold: enhance accessibility for citizens and foster accountability within the legislative process. This paper delves into the pivotal issues surrounding the architecture of legislative data, from the utility of searchability and navigation features to the integration of open standards and APIs for third-party interventions.