Digital

  • Opportunity to work with SPPA, Scottish Public Pensions Agency

    27th August 2019 by

    The Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) administers pensions on behalf of the Scottish Government for Teachers, the Police and Firefighters as well as for employees of the National Health Service in Scotland. The agency are looking to transform to improve the way they provide this vital service to the public sector. To make sure we...

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  • Payments Project – Alpha Partner wanted!

    12th July 2019 by

    The bidder day on 19 June at the Civtech offices in Edinburgh was a great success. 32 people from 22 companies joined us to hear about our future plans, service standards and ways of working. There was a lively questions and feedback session which was incredibly useful for the programme team. We will be issuing...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – OIX White Paper

    3rd July 2019 by

    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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  • Champions in action: my reflections by Dean Rhodes

    18th June 2019 by

      It’s hard to believe it’s June, but here we are. We’re officially at the halfway point of 2019 and in this month’s blog, our Agile coach Dean Rhodes takes the centre stage. In this blog Dean highlights his experience attending the Scottish Digital Champions programme, the lessons learned and the interesting ways they are...

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  • Making our data machine readable

    7th June 2019 by

    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 by

    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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  • Payments Project – Bidder Day

    30th May 2019 by

      The project is now looking for partners to deliver the alpha phase  and is holding a bidder day on Wednesday 19th June, 10:00 – 13:00 in Civtech, Edinburgh. The attendance will be limited to 2 individuals per organisation and to book your place please use this Eventbrite link. The day will cover the following...

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  • Payments Project – Secondment Opportunity

    23rd May 2019 by

      We’re looking for a Principal Architect to join the Scottish Government Payments Project team on a secondment basis for up to 23 months. In September 2018, the Scottish Government set up a small team to take a closer look at how we make and receive payments, initially with the aim of creating a robust...

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

    12th April 2019 by

    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 by

    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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