Digital

  • Collaborating on Open Data in Scotland

    28th September 2021 by

    Blog by Martin Macfie, Head of Open Data in the Scottish Government’s, Digital Directorate. Hi, my name is Martin Macfie and I head up a small team working on Open Data. Our team has two main roles. The first of these is to provide the direction of travel for open data policy in Scotland; the...

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  • The Digital Support Hub: helping you create better digital services

    24th September 2021 by

    The Digital Support Hub team based in the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate blog about the new Digital Support Hub, a support and knowledge hub for building better digital services for the people of Scotland. Bringing the public sector’s digital knowledge together The Digital Support Hub was launched to support the Digital Strategy for Scotland –...

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  • Bringing Ethics to the Forefront

    23rd September 2021 by

    A blog by the Data & Intelligence Network(D&IN) comprised of  Scottish Government and our partners. The Data & Intelligence Network (D&IN) was established in May 2020 to provide evidence-based, objective analysis to inform local and national decision-making in response to COVID-19 outbreaks. Our framework Due to the complexity that often can accompany sharing data and...

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  • Digital Commercial Service – Industry Engagement events

    16th September 2021 by

    The Digital Directorate’s, Digital Commercial Service are presenting a series of Industry Engagement events over 2021/22 in conjunction with ScotlandIS, the representative body for the Digital and Technology industry in Scotland. The first of which will take place on 21 September 14:00 – 16:00 and will provide an overview of the Scottish Digital Academy future...

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  • Linking the people and places of Scotland

    3rd September 2021 by

    Blog by the Data and Intelligence Network Management Office, Digital Directorate, Scottish Government. Working together The Scottish Government’s Data and Intelligence Network (D&IN) use data to support the delivery of business solutions to pressing critical issues which impact the people of Scotland. A new way of Thinking In March 2021, we, the Data & Intelligence...

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  • Getting up close with data standards

    18th August 2021 by

    Blog by Lucie Woellenstein, PhD intern in the Data Standards team, Digital Directorate. My name is Lucie Woellenstein and I am a PhD intern in the Data Standards team within the Open Data & Data Innovations team, in the Digital Directorate, Scottish Government. Some of you may remember my last blog, where I spoke about...

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  • Developing a digital leadership pathway

    13th August 2021 by

    Blog by Lee Dunn, Head of the Scottish Digital Academy, Digital Directorate. The Scottish Digital Academy provides high quality professional learning and training to develop digital skills to support transformation and service design across the public and third sectors in Scotland. We have a focus on building capability and nurturing talent across the Digital, Data...

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  • Who is working on Data Standards in the UK and Internationally?

    9th August 2021 by

    Blog by Lucie Woellenstein, PhD intern – Data Standards team, Digital Directorate. For the past couple months, I’ve had the fantastic opportunity to work with the Data Standards team in the Digital Directorate at Scottish Government. My role has been very versatile, and in this blog I want to talk about one piece of work...

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  • Digital Identity Programme National Stakeholder Event – Video

    14th July 2021 by

    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...

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  • Making the most of user research findings

    14th July 2021 by

    Blog post co-written by Mark Daniels, Aleksandra Kaleta-Pyrek, Daniel Migliorelli and Fiona Wragg In this blog post, Mark Daniels,  Daniel Migliorelli and Fiona Wragg who work in the Digital Transformation Division of the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate and Aleksandra Kaleta-Pyrek who works in Social Security Directorate share discovery findings showing that standardised processes for sharing...

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