Digital

  • What does a Government digital publishing service look like in 2020?

    12th May 2020 by

    Chris Dixon – Digital Transformation Division, Delivery Manager blogs about what a Government-based Digital Publishing Service could look like and what this may mean for organisations across the Public Sector. Coming out of the 2010s Digital Publishing has focused on creating and building two of our government flagship sites mygov.scot and gov.scot. In a lot...

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  • Discovery in extraordinary times

    17th April 2020 by

    The Scottish Digital Academy recently hosted an online event to understand what people working in Scottish public services are experiencing in these extraordinary times, with the sudden need for lots of us to work from home. This event was part of our Agile Discovery helping us to understand the needs of our users. This will...

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  • Tools and tips from a digital dad

    30th March 2020 by

    Blog post by Jono Ellis, Lead Performance Analyst for the Digital Directorate…and a dad. I agreed to write a little blog post sharing some of the tools and ideas I am using whilst working from home before I was working from home AND also working as a part-time teacher for my daughter. Since everyone seems...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Prototype update

    11th March 2020 by

    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 with...

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  • What are smart entitlements?

    6th March 2020 by

    In this blog, Gavin Ross, Policy Lead for Digital Identity Scotland, provides an update on some of our broader activity. This includes considering how an attribute approach could support citizens when accessing services, products or benefits that they are entitled to. Our Smart Entitlements strategy… “The DIS programme continues its work on a prototype to...

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  • Cloud Community News

    4th March 2020 by

    We hosted the latest Cloud Community event for the Cloud Centre of Excellence in Glasgow on Thursday 20 February. The event was well attended by a range of organisations from across the Scottish public sector. It was great to see a lot of familiar faces, and encouraging to see more people joining the community all...

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  • Payments Programme – Beta Partner Wanted!

    21st February 2020 by

    UPDATE 24/03/20 *Please note in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have opted to hold the event online, with a change of date. As such, attendance will NO LONGER be limited to 2 individuals per organisation* The project is now looking to procure a partner to deliver the next (Beta) phase of the project and is...

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  • Data Delivery Group 2020 update

    5th February 2020 by

    Blog by Colin Cook, Director Digital, Scottish Government. Scotland’s Data Delivery Group aims to steer the work of organisations around Scotland to agree how we work together to best achieve our vision: To use Scotland’s data to its full potential by driving innovation, improving public services and unlocking economic value – saving time, money and...

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Working towards a prototype

    4th February 2020 by

    In this blog, Mike Crockart, Delivery Lead for the Digital Identity Scotland (DIS) Programme, provides an update following recent procurements and work which has begun on a prototype… “A reusable digital identity service will require the clear understanding, trust, and engagement of users. Our solution will be founded on user-centric principles reducing the need for...

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  • Launch of 2020 Analytical Exchange programme

    3rd February 2020 by

    Blog by Professor Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician & Data Officer, Scottish Government The Analytical Exchange programme matches analysts working in Scotland with voluntary sector organisations requesting help around data, analysis, statistics and research on very short sharp projects. These can be anywhere between an afternoon to 10 working days. Individuals or small groups of statisticians,...

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