29th August 2018 by Stewart Hamilton
Organisations involved in digital identity are now being invited to get involved with the forthcoming Alpha phase of the Online Identity Assurance project. As we highlighted in our last blog, we have joined the non-profit collaborative Open Identity Exchange (OIX) in order to gain greater exposure to people and organisations with interest in issues around...
1st June 2018 by Digital Identity Scotland
As we enter June, preparations are now in full swing for the next Online Identity Assurance National Stakeholder Group meeting on Tuesday 19 June. At that meeting, people who use Scottish public services, representatives of organisations that provide them and anyone else who wants to attend will get the latest update on what we in...
18th May 2018 by Digital Identity Scotland
As the Online Identity Assurance project gets set to enter its next phase, recent activity has been focussed on capturing what we have learned since the project kicked off last year. Past months have seen the Scottish Government project team work closely with members of the public, a range of partner organisations and technical specialists...
14th December 2017 by Stewart Hamilton
Guest post from Shona Nicol, Head of the Geographical Information Science & Analysis Team The Geographical Information Science & Analysis Team sits within the Digital Directorate of Scottish Government. One of our key areas of work is leading on the Earth Observation (EO) policy for the Scottish Public Sector. This post will outline some of the key areas...
6th December 2017 by Stewart Hamilton
The Scottish Government’s Digital Strategy contains the commitment to work with stakeholders, privacy interests and members of the public to develop a robust, secure and trustworthy mechanism by which an individual member of the public can demonstrate their identity online, to access public sector digital services. This important work is now up and running and...
What is happening around Data as a result of Scotland’s Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services?
24th January 2014 by Stephen Peacock
A Data Vision for Scotland in 2020 Why Now? There is a global data revolution taking place. Every day the amount and range of data being produced increases and new tools and techniques are being developed to help us all access and analyse data. More importantly, we are recognising the value of data to society...