Digital

  • Finding out what people need to learn about cloud

    9th November 2021 by

    Blog by Serena Nusing, senior service designer, and Mark Daniels, senior user researcher, Digital Transformation Division. The Cloud First programme within the Digital Directorate aims to support the Scottish Government and Scottish public sector in their journey to cloud ensuring they’re able to realise the benefits of cloud. In this blog, Serena Nusing, senior service designer,...

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  • Research on Equality Protected Characteristics

    4th November 2021 by

    A blog by the Data & Intelligence Network(D&IN) comprised of Scottish Government and our partners. Following on from recent blogs by the Data & Intelligence Network on linking the people & places of Scotland and our Ethics Framework, this blog explains another recent project taking place within the Network. This project seeks to explain how...

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  • Digital and Climate Change – COP26 round table

    28th October 2021 by

    Blog by Sam Cox, Policy Officer, People, Strategy, and Corporate Services Division. The climate emergency has not gone away and the Scottish Government remains absolutely committed to a just transition to net zero emissions by 2045. It is incumbent on us, therefore, to transform industries to change the course of climate change and to lay...

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  • Empowering Women to Lead Digital Transformation programme

    27th October 2021 by

    Blog by Sam Cox, Policy Officer, People, Strategy, and Corporate Services Division. The Empowering Women to Lead Digital Transformation programme is a unique leadership programme for women in digital transformation roles, delivered by Empowering You and in association with the Scottish Digital Academy, Scottish Government and ScotlandIS. The aim is to build a collaborative and...

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  • Celebrating Interaction Design Day 2021

    19th October 2021 by

    Blog by Scott Langley, Practice Head of Interaction Design in the Scottish Government’s, Digital Directorate. Hello I’m Scott Langley, Practice Head of Interaction Design in the Scottish Government. I head up a small team of Interaction designers within the digital directorate and a big part of my role is to help develop Interaction design as a discipline...

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  • 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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  • Scottish Government celebrates World Interaction Design Day (IxDD 2021)

    17th September 2021 by

    For the first time The Scottish Government will be hosting a series of presentations and talks from 28th to 30th September to celebrate this year’s World Interaction Design Day for internal staff. What is IxDD 2021? IxDD 2021 is an annual event where Interaction Designers and User Centred Design practitioners come together as a united global...

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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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