• Digital Identity Scotland – OIX White Paper

    3rd July 2019 by

    The recent conclusion of our Alpha phase is the culmination of several months’ work to understand and test some specific ideas related to digital identity in more detail. We are grateful to all stakeholders who have assisted us in this important phase of the digital identity programme. So what have we learned and what are…

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Learning from our stakeholders

    31st May 2019 by

    For more than a year now, our National Stakeholder Group has proved an important sounding board for the Digital Identity Scotland programme team’s work. Much has happened since our first meeting in February 2018. From gaining some wider perspective on ideas we have been exploring, to individuals and organisations working closely with us to explore…

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – User research on the road

    21st March 2019 by

    Welcome to this latest update from the Digital Identity Scotland team. From a user research and business analysis perspective, a lot of our recent work has focussed on understanding the various interests of service provider organisations in digital identity. This is a key area for our programme, for it is vital the process of proving…

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Workshop insight

    28th February 2019 by

    Graduate Fast Streamer Madeleine Fleming has been working with the Digital Identity Scotland team to support the design of the team’s programme for the last six months. As she prepares to leave the team at the end of her placement, Madeleine reflects on one of her final tasks – to deliver a service providers workshop….

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  • Digital Identity Scotland – Understanding the services’ perspective

    22nd February 2019 by

    Welcome to this latest update from the Digital Identity Scotland team. Since our last update, we have continued our work in developing a common approach for digital identity that provides safe, easy and better access to public services for Scotland’s citizens. While understanding and meeting the needs of people has been a substantial part of…

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  • Online Identity Assurance – Introducing Digital Identity Scotland

    21st January 2019 by

    Welcome to our first update of 2019. Following on from our last blog, the team has had a busy beginning to the year, with various activities taking place in the early stages of the Alpha phase of our work and preparations taking place for the next meeting of the Expert Group. Our Expert Group plays…

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  • Online Identity Assurance – Voices: Ruchir Shah

    7th December 2018 by

    As you will have seen from our last blog post, the Scottish Government’s Online Identity Assurance programme is moving into a new phase. Our work has been greatly enhanced by the input of our key stakeholders. Ruchir Shah, Head of Policy at the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and a leader in the Open Government…

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  • Online Identity Assurance – Thank you stakeholders

    1st November 2018 by

    The Online Identity Assurance team held its third and final Stakeholder Group meeting of 2018 this week, bringing together a wide range of people with interest in our work. The meeting, chaired by Scottish Government’s Chief Data Officer Roger Halliday at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, brought together 15 individuals from our Stakeholder Group, 11 who…

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  • Online Identity Assurance – Join us in our proof of concept phase

    29th August 2018 by

    Organisations involved in digital identity are now being invited to get involved with the forthcoming Alpha phase of the Online Identity Assurance project. As we highlighted in our last blog, we have joined the non-profit collaborative Open Identity Exchange (OIX) in order to gain greater exposure to people and organisations with interest in issues around…

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  • Online Identity Assurance – Pre-Alpha

    27th July 2018 by

    Hello and welcome to the Online Identity Assurance team’s latest blog post. As you may have read in our earlier posts, the team is working to develop a common approach to online identity assurance for access to public services. This is the process where a person seeking to access a public service digitally can sign…

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