• Connecting Scotland – Over £48 million to get 60,000 citizens online

    24th March 2021 by

    Blog by Katie Lyne, Communication manager, Digital Participation Team. 2020 was a year that no one could predict. Governments around the world rallied to support and protect their citizens and Scotland was no exception. When it launched in May 2020 Connecting Scotland aimed to tackle digital exclusion and enable citizens to access the services they…

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  • Join the conversation on digital ethics

    8th December 2020 by

    The Digital Directorate’s, Digital Participation team are seeking engagement from the public, organisations and businesses on an open digital dialogue to gather opinions on the collection and use of information online. This work is being done as part of discussions on what it means to be an Ethical Digital Nation. We want to ensure that…

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  • Realising Scotland’s full potential in a digital world: A digital strategy for Scotland

    13th April 2017 by

    Have you seen the Scottish Government’s updated Digital Strategy yet? We’ve been busy since the publication of the 2011 original, “Scotland’s Digital Future: A Strategy for Scotland”, and we’ve made significant progress against the ambitions set out there. Through improvements in infrastructure, fibre broadband has been delivered to 85% of Scottish premises and in digital…

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