Digital

  • SG Payments Beta Update: Building a Common Platform

    16th February 2021 by

    Blog by Jennifer Campbell, Product Manager, Digital Transformation Division. Previously, we blogged about the SG Payments Project’s experience of moving from Alpha into Beta and the things we hope to achieve within this phase. Now that we’re a few months into our Beta work, we’re starting to make important decisions about how the service will…

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  • SG Payments – Moving from Alpha to Beta

    25th November 2020 by

    Blog by Carron Macnab, Delivery Manager, Product and Commercial Division. As a key commitment in the Digital Strategy for Scotland, the SG Payments Service will incrementally replace existing disparate and disconnected platforms that we currently use for paying out pensions, benefits and grants. We’ve previously blogged about our successful Alpha and proof of concept phases,…

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  • SG payments team – Opportunities and update

    12th October 2020 by

    Carron MacNab, Delivery Manager, Product and Commercial Division, shares some news about opportunities to join the Payments team. We’ve also got an update on how we’re finding ways to carry on engaging users and stakeholders during COVID-19 restrictions. ‘Payments’ is one of the core shared technology platforms outlined in Scotland’s Digital Strategy. It is also…

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  • SG payments project – Keep on collaborating

    30th September 2020 by

    Blog by Fiona Maclellan, Senior Service Designer, Product and Commercial Division. The SG payments project has taken a user-centred approach since it began in 2018. This has involved working closely with users through the Discovery phase, our Alpha build and as we prepare for our next phase. We recently posted about the project’s progress, and…

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  • SG Payments Alpha & beyond

    12th August 2020 by

    Blog by Fiona Maclellan, Senior Service Designer, Product and Commercial Division. In 2019 we announced our payments project and introduced the team working on it. Since then we’ve not given you an update on this blog, but that doesn’t mean things have stood still. We’ve been busy building a prototype digital service, as an Alpha…

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  • SG Payments – Beta phase

    22nd June 2020 by

    Blog by Carron Macnab, Delivery Manager, Product And Commercial Division. Following a successful online bidder session on 31 March 2020, which saw a pre-recorded presentation delivered via YouTube (https://youtu.be/_kfhDy5IECE) and shared with a guest list of 130, a number of valuable inputs and questions about the technical and design-led approach of the Payments project were…

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  • Payments Programme – Beta Partner Wanted!

    21st February 2020 by

    UPDATE 24/03/20 *Please note in light of Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have opted to hold the event online, with a change of date. As such, attendance will NO LONGER be limited to 2 individuals per organisation* The project is now looking to procure a partner to deliver the next (Beta) phase of the project and is…

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  • Payments Project – Alpha Partner wanted!

    12th July 2019 by

    The bidder day on 19 June at the Civtech offices in Edinburgh was a great success. 32 people from 22 companies joined us to hear about our future plans, service standards and ways of working. There was a lively questions and feedback session which was incredibly useful for the programme team. We will be issuing…

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  • Payments Project – Bidder Day

    30th May 2019 by

      The project is now looking for partners to deliver the alpha phase  and is holding a bidder day on Wednesday 19th June, 10:00 – 13:00 in Civtech, Edinburgh. The attendance will be limited to 2 individuals per organisation and to book your place please use this Eventbrite link. The day will cover the following…

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  • Payments Project – Secondment Opportunity

    23rd May 2019 by

      We’re looking for a Principal Architect to join the Scottish Government Payments Project team on a secondment basis for up to 23 months. In September 2018, the Scottish Government set up a small team to take a closer look at how we make and receive payments, initially with the aim of creating a robust…

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