Written 5 posts

The start of my content career

24th April 2018

This is a blog by Euan McGeechan, former Modern Apprentice and now Associate Content Designer in the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate. After school I went straight to university, but left when I realised the course wasn’t for me. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do but I definitely had to find a job. When…

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Pair writing content with subject matter experts

25th November 2016

This is a blog post by Reece Cargan, senior content designer on During our work writing content for, the content team use a mixture of different writing methods as part of our content design process. One technique is ‘pair writing’. We have blogged in the past about designing content for, and explained…

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An Update on the Information Sharing Transformation Programme

29th July 2016

We held a Show and Tell on Friday 22 July to give an update on the Information Sharing national transformation programme led by the Digital Ecosystem Unit (DEU).  We are focusing on the justice sector and working with the Criminal Justice Delivery Unit as our first delivery partner.  Our work supports the aim to have…

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Digital Participation: A National Framework for Local Action

29th April 2014

On 24 April, Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, launched the digital participation strategy at Pilton Equalities Project (PEP) in Edinburgh and spent some time chatting with members of the Computer Club to hear how getting online has been beneficial for them.  The enthusiasm from everyone in room for digital technology was…

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Digital Scotland News

30th July 2013

Everyone across the Digital Directorate has been busy since the Digital Scotland 2013 Conference and Expo in May. Senior officials have spoken at other high profile events bringing together people from the ICT industry, public and private sectors and voluntary organisations that all wish to have their say in Scotland’s Digital Future. We have awarded…

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