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Pareto’s laws and e-government web site content


e-Government @large this week provided an interesting little sketch of the depth of content in different e-government web sites by analysing google page indexing returns
The largest site comes in at 113,000 pages (!) and the study itself shows that the fist 100 sites out of 780+ studied contain over 70% of all content
He concludes
So what that last post tells me is a few thing
– We don’t need another website (sung by Tina Turner with Mel Gibson blowing up the ones that we have
– Next time you add a page to your site, think “am I making the problem better or worse?
– How on earth are we going to get all of that into content management systems
– Does anyone actually look at it? And is any of it up to date, relevant and useful?

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