Digital

  • Tools and tips from a digital dad

    30th March 2020 by

    Blog post by Jono Ellis, Lead Performance Analyst for the Digital Directorate…and a dad. I agreed to write a little blog post sharing some of the tools and ideas I am using whilst working from home before I was working from home AND also working as a part-time teacher for my daughter. Since everyone seems...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Prototype update

    11th March 2020 by

    Fiona Johnstone, Transformation Manager for the Digital Identity Scotland Programme, provides an update mid-way through work on the prototype to test an attribute-led approach: “It’s exciting to have the prototype work in full swing, building and testing an attribute-led approach to support simple, safe and secure access to public services.  Mydex CIC, in partnership with...

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  • What are smart entitlements?

    6th March 2020 by

    In this blog, Gavin Ross, Policy Lead for Digital Identity Scotland, provides an update on some of our broader activity. This includes considering how an attribute approach could support citizens when accessing services, products or benefits that they are entitled to. Our Smart Entitlements strategy… “The DIS programme continues its work on a prototype to...

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  • Cloud Community News

    4th March 2020 by

    We hosted the latest Cloud Community event for the Cloud Centre of Excellence in Glasgow on Thursday 20 February. The event was well attended by a range of organisations from across the Scottish public sector. It was great to see a lot of familiar faces, and encouraging to see more people joining the community all...

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  • Payments Programme – Beta Partner Wanted!

    21st February 2020 by

    UPDATE 24/03/20 *Please note in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have opted to hold the event online, with a change of date. As such, attendance will NO LONGER be limited to 2 individuals per organisation* The project is now looking to procure a partner to deliver the next (Beta) phase of the project and is...

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  • Data Delivery Group 2020 update

    5th February 2020 by

    Blog by Colin Cook, Director Digital, Scottish Government. Scotland’s Data Delivery Group aims to steer the work of organisations around Scotland to agree how we work together to best achieve our vision: To use Scotland’s data to its full potential by driving innovation, improving public services and unlocking economic value – saving time, money and...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Working towards a prototype

    4th February 2020 by

    In this blog, Mike Crockart, Delivery Lead for the Digital Identity Scotland (DIS) Programme, provides an update following recent procurements and work which has begun on a prototype… “A reusable digital identity service will require the clear understanding, trust, and engagement of users. Our solution will be founded on user-centric principles reducing the need for...

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  • Launch of 2020 Analytical Exchange programme

    3rd February 2020 by

    Blog by Professor Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician & Data Officer, Scottish Government The Analytical Exchange programme matches analysts working in Scotland with voluntary sector organisations requesting help around data, analysis, statistics and research on very short sharp projects. These can be anywhere between an afternoon to 10 working days. Individuals or small groups of statisticians,...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Looking ahead to 2020

    19th December 2019 by

    In this latest blog we hear an update from Lesley Allen, Strategic Lead, looking back on the past few months and sharing our initial planning as we move into 2020. Welcome to our final edition for 2019 with all the latest updates on the Digital Identity Scotland Programme. Since our last blog in September, there...

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  • Cloud news – Your Cloud Community newsletter

    16th December 2019 by

    Welcome to the first Cloud Community update. We hosted our first Cloud Community event on Thursday, 28 November in Edinburgh. This forms part of the Cloud First Programme of work. The aim of the programme is: To help organisations across the Scottish public sector realise benefits associated with using cloud. Sharing best practice to support...

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