Digital

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Scottish Digital Academy – Strategic Business Plan

    20th July 2021 by

    Blog by Lee Dunn, Head of the Scottish Digital Academy, Digital Directorate, Scottish Government. I joined the Scottish Government’s, Digital Directorate in April, as Head of the Scottish Digital Academy. I was previously a Lead Specialist Professional Learning and Product Manager at Education Scotland. I began my career as a school teacher, before taking on…

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  • Discovery in extraordinary times

    17th April 2020 by

    The Scottish Digital Academy recently hosted an online event to understand what people working in Scottish public services are experiencing in these extraordinary times, with the sudden need for lots of us to work from home. This event was part of our Agile Discovery helping us to understand the needs of our users. This will…

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  • Digital Champions Programme 2020 – Scottish Digital Academy

    5th December 2019 by

    Nominations now open for Digital Champions Programme 2020 Since its inception in 2013, more than 270 public service leaders have participated in the Scottish Government’s Digital Champions Programme. The programme has been designed to give leaders the knowledge, skills and confidence to champion digital within their organisations and encourage innovative use of digital tools and…

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  • New start? Feels like home already – Scottish Digital Academy

    27th November 2019 by

    In September 2019 I joined the Scottish Digital Academy from 25 year career in NHS Scotland yet coming to SG is less of a new start and more like a home from home. Way back in 2006, I’d spent a couple of years working closely with the SG as an NHS communications manager on new…

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  • Why I thought Agile was a fad and why it’s not – Scottish Digital Academy

    30th September 2019 by

    Have you ever wondered what is Agile? And whether or not it’s a fad or if it’s here to stay? Find out what our guest writers Jen and Hilary had to say about their experience prior to attending one of our courses as well as what they had to say after. Jen Mcleod, Scottish Government…

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