24th May 2018 by Alaster Phillips
The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
27th November 2017 by Alaster Phillips
We are currently seeking applications for a Social Media Manager within the Communications Division based in Edinburgh.
21st September 2017 by Jacqui Randle
Our small but perfectly formed intranet team is on a high. The newly revamped Saltire has scooped gold in the international Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards, making its mark alongside heavyweights like VISA, Virgin Trains and UNICEF.
19th July 2017 by Christian Storstein
After reading the excellent blog posts on #commscamp by Steph (20 things), and Paul (10 things) I thought I’d choose 11 things I have learnt at commscamp - partly in homage to the brilliant Burnistoun sketch (feel free to Google it).
11th July 2017 by Christian Storstein
I went along to the #oneteamgov event which sought to bring together 'UK policymakers, service designers, digital professionals and cross-sector experts to talk openly and creatively about making government in the UK more effective by working together'.
27th June 2017 by Chris Connolly
It seems as though everyone is trying to understand what digital democracy is in practice, but what do we mean by e-democracy or digital democracy?
19th May 2017 by Alaster Phillips
Cultural attitudes and your approach to digital transformation are the key drivers to success or failure.
21st February 2017 by Alaster Phillips
2016 was a busy year for us in the Digital Engagement Team and we hit We hit 2017 at a sprint. How can we help YOU play a more active part in the work of government?
3rd November 2016 by Donald McBryde
We recently invited Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive of Young Scot, to join us to give a masterclass presentation about using Twitter to senior leaders at the Scottish Government. Having previously been voted in the top 30 UK "Social CEOs" by the Guardian, we were delighted she accepted.
15th July 2016 by Jana Sweeney
I’ve only been in government for nine months and every time I say what I do one of my friends asks “what does that actually mean?” Until now, civil servants have often been seen as a faceless mass behind ministers. That needs to change.