Countdown to World Children’s Day
14th November 2022 by Caroline McMenemy
The Empowered Children and Young People’s Team at Scottish Government celebrate World Children’s Day. They invite young people to sign up to UNICEF’s Voices of Youth project and share the work they’ve been doing to support children’s rights.
Join the team: Senior Digital Engagement Manager
16th November 2021 by Jen Swan
We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Digital Engagement Manager to join the Digital Engagement Team.
How the principle of openness guided the public discussion on easing lockdown
24th July 2020 by Niamh Webster
The understated importance of principles and remembering why we do what we do Talking of principles often causes eyes to glaze over, minds to wander and sleepy heads to nod off… But taking an open approach as our key principle guided us. It made our public discussion a success. Easing lockdown has dominated the media…
Having your voice heard in an online world: Smart Places series
26th June 2020 by Niamh Webster
Blog by our team member Niamh Webster. Originally published in the Smart Places illustrated blog series of 7 articles featuring thought pieces from a diverse line up of thinkers, practitioners, experts and leaders in this field. Read the other articles in the series and the full programme of events. With thanks to James Albon for the…
Our journey through consultations
13th January 2020 by Chris Connolly
We just published our 500th consultation on Citizen Space. Read on to find out about our journey so far.
A journey to website accessibility
7th October 2019 by Mike Batchelor
We’re all striving to make our websites more accessible. With new guidelines coming in soon, we wanted to share the great work being done by Forestry and Land Scotland.
Meet the team
30th September 2019 by Niamh Webster
What does the Digital Engagement Team at the Scottish Government do? We want to make it easier for people to get involved in government’s work. We provide the tools and expertise so the government can consult and involve the public using the latest in digital technology. Democracy is at the heart of what we do….
We’re hiring a Digital Engagement Manager
27th February 2019 by Chris Connolly
We are currently seeking applications for a Digital Engagement Manager within the Digital Communications Division based in Edinburgh. The Digital Engagement Team is a specialist unit, responsible for delivering effective online consultation and helping support and promote digital engagement tools and techniques. Digital Communications team is part of the Communications and Ministerial Support Directorate. You…
Revamped intranet wins global award
21st September 2017 by Jacqui Randle
Our small but perfectly formed intranet team is on a high.
The newly revamped Saltire has scooped gold in the international Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards, making its mark alongside heavyweights like VISA, Virgin Trains and UNICEF.
Culture is at the core of digital transformation
19th May 2017 by Alaster Phillips - Digital Strategist
Cultural attitudes and your approach to digital transformation are the key drivers to success or failure.