• Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN)

    13th March 2014 by

    What is SWAN? The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) Programme is designed to deliver a single public services network available for the use of any, and potentially all, public service organisations within Scotland. The SWAN initiative aims to enable infrastructure and service sharing that will produce cost efficiencies and facilitate the creation of public services...

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  • What is happening around Data as a result of Scotland’s Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services?

    24th January 2014 by

    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...

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  • Tellmescotland Apps Launched

    8th November 2013 by

    A guest blog by Tom McHugh, Programme Manager, Improvement Service is Scotland’s portal for Public Information Notices. It is the first in the UK and Europe in terms of scope and scale and has proved a major success since its launch in December 2010. The portal has been delivered through a collaborative partnership under...

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  • Scotland’s Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services Roadshows

    22nd March 2013 by

    Working with colleagues across the public sector, the Digital Directorate recently organised three roadshows (Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow) which brought together ICT practitioners and influencers from across the public sector in Scotland. It was exhausting but worth it as the roadshows were well received and met their objective of spreading awareness of the projects we...

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