15th November 2022 by Stewart Hamilton
You can hear more about our progress and future plans by joining our online event on 16 November (14:00-16:00). Registration for ‘A digital identity service for Scotland’ is now open – and everyone is welcome.
1st November 2022 by Stewart Hamilton
During the development of the digital identity service, we have embraced the Scottish Approach to Service Design with people actively taking part in the definition, design and delivery of the digital identity service.
14th October 2022 by Stewart Hamilton
The aim of the digital identity service is to improve people’s access to public services by providing them a safe, reusable and easy way to prove who they are or that they are eligible for a public service.
8th April 2022 by Stewart Hamilton
Tom Wallace, Service Customer Team Lead on the digital identity programme, provides an update on the programme’s partnership with Disclosure Scotland and encourages other interested organisations across Scotland to get in touch. What does our service aim to deliver? The digital identity service is just one of the common platforms being developed by the Scottish...
14th July 2021 by Stewart Hamilton
The Digital Identity Programme National Stakeholder Event, held online on 19 May 2021, successfully brought together 232 participants from public bodies, local government, the third sector, NHS, Scottish Government, UK and Northern Ireland Governments and suppliers, to hear how the programme is shaping up. Attendees welcomed the sessions describing the high level ambition, clarity of...
19th March 2021 by deborahamzil
Susie Braham, Head of Data and Digital Identity Policy Unit within Digital Directorate tells us about plans to host an online digital identity stakeholder event. Last week, we launched our new Digital Strategy: ‘A Changing Nation: How Scotland Will Thrive in a Digital World’. It contains a commitment to introduce a digital identity service for Scotland,...
17th November 2020 by Stewart Hamilton
Claire Lumsdaine, Product Manager for Digital Identity in the Scottish Government, provides an update on the work of the Digital Identity Scotland programme. In our last Blog, we invited interest in an Industry Engagement event, shared material about our prototype work from earlier in the year as well as the outputs from some of our...
1st October 2020 by Stewart Hamilton
Gavin Ross, Policy Lead for Digital Identity in the Scottish Government, provides an update on the work of the Digital Identity Scotland programme. In our last Blog, we highlighted that our Prototype work had drawn to a close and we’re pleased to now share a Report of the Attribute Prototype activity. We are also able...
13th May 2020 by Digital Identity Scotland
Mike Crockart, Delivery Lead for the Digital Identity Scotland Programme, provides an update as the work on a prototype draws to a close… “The pandemic and our country’s response has rightly dominated all of our lives in recent weeks. For many of us it has meant a change to where we are working; how we...
11th March 2020 by Digital Identity Scotland
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...