Improving the California digital experience

California’s Office of Digital Innovation is dedicated to improving digital experiences for all Californians.

We’re guided by the following principles:

  • Start with user needs
  • Do less
  • Design with data, research, intuition, and experimentation
  • Do the hard work to make it simple and elegant
  • Iterate — then iterate again
  • Make it accessible and inclusive
  • Understand context
  • Build digital services, not websites
  • Be consistent but not uniform
  • Make things open: it makes things better
  • Prioritize security, respect privacy
  • Optimize performance

We put these principles into action in three areas:

🚧 The California Design Handbook 🚧