Digital

  • Reflections on our Digital and Climate Change COP 26 roundtable

    17th November 2021 by

    Blog by Sam Cox, Policy Officer, People, Strategy, and Corporate Services Division. In my last blog post, I walked you through the work that we had been doing in the lead-up to our round table at COP26 and why this work is important. The roundtable took place on 2 November in Scotland’s Climate Ambition Zone…

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  • Empowering Women to Lead Digital Transformation programme – Update

    17th November 2021 by

    Blog by Sam Cox, Policy Officer, People, Strategy, and Corporate Services Division. At the end of my last blog post about my experience on the Empowering Women to Lead Digital Transformation programme,  I had recently completed my first two face-to-face learning sessions, one coaching session, and a variety of collaborative team meetings surrounding our group…

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  • The Truth of Designing Services

    12th November 2021 by

    In this blog Sam Ernstzen, Digital Service Standard Assessor within Scottish Government’s Directorate for Internal Audit and Assurance, and Serena Nusing, Senior Service Designer, based within Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate share with you five truths about designing services.  Being experienced service designers we see very common things across projects. We thought sharing what we see…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Introducing the Digital Ethics People’s Panel

    22nd March 2021 by

    Anna Grant, Senior Policy and Development Officer in the Digital Futures Team at Carnegie UK Trust tells us about the work she is doing with Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate, Involve and 30 Scottish citizens to explore how Scotland can develop as an ethical digital nation and what this means to the people of Scotland. In 2019,…

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  • Digital Strategy for Scotland – A Strong Digital Economy

    17th March 2021 by

    Last week we launched A Changing Nation: How Scotland will Thrive in a Digital World, a new Digital Strategy for Scotland. The strategy contains three key themes where digital will play a role in our recovery from coronavirus: People and Place, A Strong Digital Economy and Digital Government and Services, and we’re publishing a series…

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