Digital

  • Digital Scotland Design System

    25th August 2020 by

    Today marks the launch of the Digital Scotland Design System. This post explains what a design system is, who it’s aimed at, and how you can get involved. Firstly, what’s a design system? A design system is a collection of reusable components (in code) that can be put together to quickly and easily build your…

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  • Discovering processes and tools that can help research and user-centred design operations

    10th August 2020 by

    Blog by Daniel Migliorelli, User Research Lead, Digital Transformation Division. Historically, User Research has focused more on its work with primary sources (for example running interviews or usability tests) than with secondary ones (analysing data produced as a result of previous research). Although it’s common practice for Scottish Government and Digital, Data and Technology research…

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  • 9 Common Myths about Service Design

    18th June 2020 by

    Blog by Digital Transformation Division, Service Design leads, Sam Ernstzen and Serena Nüsing. Service designers are part of the community of professions who work together to bring user centred design approaches to build accessible and inclusive services for citizens and colleagues. You may have heard different things about our role, so we wanted to take…

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  • Scottish Government to host International Design in Government Conference

    27th February 2019 by

    Announcement from Sarah Davidson, Director General for Organisational Development and Operations.   I am delighted to announce that Scottish Government will host the International Design in Government conference in Edinburgh on 25 – 26 June.   The International Design in Government conference brings together an established community of designers working in government across the world….

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