DPG Resources

8. Adherence to Standards & Best Practices

Projects must demonstrate some adherence to standards, best practices and/or principles. i.e. the principles for digital development.

Why we’re asking for this (what is the principle): 

  • Standards allow technology to work fluidly and deepen the trustworthiness of a project. Best practices enable technology to be used in an effective manner. Standards and best practices have been established following trial and error, and are considered to be a commonly accepted way of operating.

How to meet the minimum standard (paragraph): 

How to surpass the standard (paragraph): 

  • Providing evidence pointing to the use of standards such as links to your validator such as API documentation (OpenAPI, Swagger etc).