Digital

  • National Entitlement Card smart ticketing – Meeting digital standards

    30th May 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. Introduction Some Scottish island citizens are entitled to concessionary ferry travel.  The aim of the Ferries National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing project was to transform the existing service by moving from a manual paper based service to a digital and smartcard service. Context This…

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  • National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing – Creating a multidisciplinary team

    23rd May 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. Introduction Some Scottish island citizens are entitled to concessionary ferry travel.  The aim of the Ferries National Entitlement Card Smart Ticketing project was to transform the existing service by moving from a manual paper based service to a digital and smartcard service.  New digital…

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  • Technology Assurance Framework – Governance and project control

    24th April 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office (DAO), who administer the Technology Assurance Framework, share the lessons learned from their assurance reviews to support others to deliver more successful projects and programmes. This blog shares our insights relating to governance and project control. This is our fourth…

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  • Census 2022 – cyber security

    6th March 2024 by

    Guest blog by Berit Braun, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office have been working with the National Records of Scotland (NRS) to capture and share some of their experiences from the delivery of the Census Programme. This is the sixth in a series of case studies. You can read the earlier…

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  • Census 2022 – contract management

    28th February 2024 by

    Guest blog by Berit Braun, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office have been working with the National Records of Scotland (NRS) to capture and share some of their experiences from the delivery of the Census Programme. This is the fifth in a series of case studies. You can read the earlier…

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  • Census 2022 – procurement

    21st February 2024 by

    Guest blog by Berit Braun, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office have been working with the National Records of Scotland (NRS) to capture and share some of their experiences from the delivery of the Census Programme. This is the fourth in a series of case studies. You can read the earlier…

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  • Census 2022 – meeting the Digital Standard

    14th February 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office have been working with the National Records of Scotland to capture and share some of their experiences from the delivery of the Census Programme. This is the third in a series of case studies. You can read the earlier case…

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  • Census 2022 – information governance and standards

    7th February 2024 by

    Guest blog by Laura Johnstone, Continuous Improvement team, Digital Assurance Office. The Digital Assurance Office have been working with the National Records of Scotland to capture and share some of their experiences from the delivery of the Census Programme. This is the second in a series of case studies. You can read the first case…

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  • Census 2022 – Approach to Integrated Assurance

    31st January 2024 by

    The Technology Assurance Framework (TAF) was introduced to support digital programmes and projects to deliver successful outcomes.  The Framework is intended to improve delivery and ensure that the lessons learned from previous experience are reflected and embedded in future practice.  The Digital Assurance Office are working with organisations who have had assurance through the TAF to share their experiences, which might help others deliver digital projects. 

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  • Technology Assurance Framework – effective procurement and contract management

    23rd January 2024 by

    The Digital Assurance Office (DAO), who administer the Technology Assurance Framework, share the lessons learned from their assurance reviews to support others to deliver.

    This blog shares our insights on where projects had to make improvements to undertake successful procurements and deliver effective contract management.

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