Digital Identity Scotland

Written 24 posts

Digital Identity Scotland – Looking ahead to 2020

19th December 2019

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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Digital Identity Scotland – Digital identity within a digital economy

13th September 2019

Our programme team has learned a lot about digital identity over the last couple of years. From the stakeholder and expert group meetings we have hosted, to the market research we have gathered, we have built up a wealth of information that has helped to shape the direction of our programme. You may have already…

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Digital Identity Scotland – OIX White Paper

3rd July 2019

The recent conclusion of our Alpha phase is the culmination of several months’ work to understand and test some specific ideas related to digital identity in more detail. We are grateful to all stakeholders who have assisted us in this important phase of the digital identity programme. So what have we learned and what are…

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Making our data machine readable

7th June 2019

The Data Standards team are based in Atlantic Quay in Glasgow and are working to improve the interoperability of public sector data by helping computers understand what our data means. So much data and information is available to us everyday but it’s not always in a format that we, the public, or computers (that act…

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Digital Identity Scotland – Learning from our stakeholders

31st May 2019

For more than a year now, our National Stakeholder Group has proved an important sounding board for the Digital Identity Scotland programme team’s work. Much has happened since our first meeting in February 2018. From gaining some wider perspective on ideas we have been exploring, to individuals and organisations working closely with us to explore…

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Digital Identity Scotland – User research on the road, part 2

12th April 2019

Welcome to this latest update from the Digital Identity Scotland team, fresh from a field trip to bonnie Inverness. As you may have read in some of our previous posts, we have a very active strand of user research ongoing, to ensure our programme receives broad input from groups who would be likely to use…

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Digital Identity Scotland – User research on the road

21st March 2019

Welcome to this latest update from the Digital Identity Scotland team. From a user research and business analysis perspective, a lot of our recent work has focussed on understanding the various interests of service provider organisations in digital identity. This is a key area for our programme, for it is vital the process of proving…

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Digital Identity Scotland – Workshop insight

28th February 2019

Graduate Fast Streamer Madeleine Fleming has been working with the Digital Identity Scotland team to support the design of the team’s programme for the last six months. As she prepares to leave the team at the end of her placement, Madeleine reflects on one of her final tasks – to deliver a service providers workshop….

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Digital Identity Scotland – Understanding the services’ perspective

22nd February 2019

Welcome to this latest update from the Digital Identity Scotland team. Since our last update, we have continued our work in developing a common approach for digital identity that provides safe, easy and better access to public services for Scotland’s citizens. While understanding and meeting the needs of people has been a substantial part of…

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Online Identity Assurance – Introducing Digital Identity Scotland

21st January 2019

Welcome to our first update of 2019. Following on from our last blog, the team has had a busy beginning to the year, with various activities taking place in the early stages of the Alpha phase of our work and preparations taking place for the next meeting of the Expert Group. Our Expert Group plays…

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