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  • 'A life-changing six months, both professionally and personally' The post Women in digital training programme promotes boardroom balance appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 16th Jul by Future Scot
  • Lockheed Martin to establish vertical launch operations in Sutherland The post UK Government backs Scottish spaceport plan with £30m in grants appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 16th Jul by Future Scot
  • CodeClan graduate Claire, Instructor Pawel and Beyond Green’s Managing Director Paul Adderly discuss the process of prototyping an online dashboard. Working on a real-life software project Pawel Orzechowski, Lead Instructor at CodeClan: “During their 16 weeks at CodeClan our students work on three projects. We constantly update project briefs to keep them realistic and exciting, but recently... Read More The post How three students prototyped an online dashboard for a sustainability consultancy appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 13th Jul by CodeClan
  • 'An excellent example for our young aspirational graduates' The post Data Lab’s Gillian Docherty recognised with honorary award from Robert Gordon University appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 13th Jul by Future Scot
  • A post by Colin Cook, Director Digital, Scottish Government. Over the past year, the division heads and I have been looking at ways that we can improve diversity within the digital directorate. Alan Rodden has been appointed to lead delivery and last month we published the Digital Directorate’s commitment to improving workforce diversity. This explains why... The post Increasing diversity in the digital profession appeared first on Digital.
    Posted Thu 12th Jul by Scottish Government

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  • The first WordPress Contributor Day in Scotland is coming to Glasgow on Saturday 8th September 2018! Glasgow’s George Square – photo credit George Hodan We have now an official website for the event from which all official announcements will be made. https://contributorday.wpglasgow.org You can refer to it to find out the event’s schedule and sign […] The post It’s official! appeared first on WordPress Glasgow Meetup.
    Posted Wed 11th Jul by WPGlasgow
  • John Giannandrea will report directly to chief executive Tim Cook The post Strathclyde University graduate to lead Apple’s new AI and machine learning team appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • £500,000 penalty is less than 10 minutes-worth of revenue for social media firm worth $590bn The post Small but symbolic fine for Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • Partnership will allow faster identification of the right patient population The post Scotland’s MindMate partners with Australia bio-tech firm on treatment for Alzheimer’s appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • City's waterfront offices chosen as hub of Cherwell’s innovation in enterprise software management The post Global tech firm Cherwell Software opens European R&D centre in Dundee appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 11th Jul by Future Scot
  • Hi everyone, This month’s meeting will be the last one during this academic year! We’ll be on hiatus until September, but meanwhile (and as usual), we’re very interested in finding speakers for future sessions. So please let us know if you have an R topic you’d like to present. The upcoming meeting will be held on Wednesday 18th of July, at 5.30pm. The venue is the Psychology Building, room S1, in 7 George Square (kindly supported by The Data Lab; see map below). By the way, don’t be put off by the road work in front of the building - the entrance is still accessible. Our meetings are open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome! Our first speaker is Dr. Russell Hyde, research associate within the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre. He has been working on his very own R package, which he will be presenting to us: Polyply package Briefly, polyply allows you to do dplyr-type commands over a list of heterogeneous data frames. I mostly use it for inter...
    Posted Tue 10th Jul by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • £172,000 fund to promote collaborative working The post First Minister announces ShareLab Scotland appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 6th Jul by Future Scot
  • With 12 years experience in the creative industry, Tahnee recently started re-training as a Software Developer at CodeClan. A fascination with tech I’ve had a fascination with technology from a young age. I did Advanced Higher Computing in school and back then I was either going to study Computer Science at Uni or go to... Read More The post From Graphic Designer to Trainee Software Developer: Meet Tahnee appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 6th Jul by CodeClan
  • Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority set deadline for financial services firms The post UK banks must demonstrate plans for shutdowns and cyber attacks appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 5th Jul by Future Scot
  • Construction sector deal launched to transform construction using innovative technologies The post ‘Bytes and mortar’ construction revolution to build 50% quicker, says UK Government appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 5th Jul by Future Scot
  • This is a blog post by Jane Reid, Lead User Researcher at Disclosure Scotland. When someone applies for a government service, government organisations must only ask questions that are essential. Government organisations also have to make sure the citizen: understands the question can answer it appropriately feels respected When Disclosure Scotland, an agency of the Scottish Government, was testing their services... The post Sex and/or gender — working together to get the question right appeared first on Digital.
    Posted Thu 5th Jul by Scottish Government
  • But current executives could make tens of millions The post FanDuel founders ‘receive $0’ from sale of company to Paddy Power Betfair appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 4th Jul by Future Scot
  • Jointly developed by the Improvement Service and SEEMiS The post Scottish schools’ parent/carer portal set to go live appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 4th Jul by Future Scot
  • Will pilot innovation strategy for colleges and key industries The post Scottish innovation centres launch ‘FUTUREquipped’ programme appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 4th Jul by Future Scot
  • Edinburgh-based ‘make it social’ is partnering with The Ticket Factory The post Scottish technology start-up extends reach with first arena deal appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 3rd Jul by Future Scot
  • Firm will showcase hybrid cloud as a simpler solution The post Government announces Brightsolid as GCloud 10 supplier appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 2nd Jul by Future Scot
  • Thursday 12 July, 6:30pm at Citizen M’s Glasgow. If you would like to build a website using WordPress, or if you already have a WP site which is having issues, or if you are looking to share your WP knowledge, then this is the gathering to come along to. The idea is that people of […] The post WordPress Community Workshop, July appeared first on WordPress Glasgow Meetup.
    Posted Mon 2nd Jul by WPGlasgow
  • Nine teams competed on designs using puzzles and maths The post Elgin pupils beat eight other finalists to win UK ‘Cracking the Code’ challenge appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 29th Jun by Future Scot
  • CodeClan graduate Matthew talks to us about startup life, learning blockchain and his first year as a Developer Evangelist at Wallet.Services. What is a Developer Evangelist? My role is probably more ‘developer’ than ‘evangelist’. I’m working in the office developing code, working with the other members of the team. The ‘evangelist’ part is the idea... Read More The post One year after CodeClan: Meet Matthew, Developer Evangelist at Wallet.Services appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 29th Jun by CodeClan
  • Or is it a moot point whether we're ready to drop it? The post “Don’t say the ‘D’ word …” appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 28th Jun by Future Scot
  • Company serves more than 40 airlines and aircraft operators across the globe The post Caribbean Airlines to deploy Dunfermline-based Bluebox’s technology appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 28th Jun by Future Scot
  • First meeting focussed on strategic priorities for the rest of the year The post FinTech Scotland announces board members appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 28th Jun by Future Scot
  • Mark Hunter to take over from Neil Logan The post The Data Lab appoints Sainsbury’s Bank CDO as new chairperson appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 28th Jun by Future Scot
  • The Scotrail service between Aberdeen and Inverness is currently disrupted by some improvement works to the line between Aberdeen and Dyce. Bus replacement services are in operation between Aberdeen and Dyce, with normal service between Dyce and Inverness. All because the line has been dug up in preparation for new dual tracks being laid. But … Continue reading When data glitches ruin your day
    Posted Thu 28th Jun by Code The City
  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has nominated nine new ministers for appointment to the Scottish Government. “In a wide-ranging refresh of her ministerial team, the First Minister is bringing frontline experience in a number of key areas,” the Government said in a statement. Kate Forbes is to become Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, working with the Finance Secretary on managing the Scottish Government budget and on tax policy. Ivan McKee will take on the role of Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation, “building on Scotland’s strong track record of attracting inward investment in recent years and working to boost The post Digital and innovation ministers announced by First Minister appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 27th Jun by Future Scot
  • Contextualising science, technology, engineering and maths learning in rural areas The post Dumfries & Galloway plays host to rural STEM showcase appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 27th Jun by Future Scot
  • Announcement comes amid major reshuffle and expansion of its Cabinet The post Scottish Government to appoint ministers for the digital economy and innovation appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 26th Jun by Future Scot
  • Significant step as financial organisations look to further incorporate data and AI insights The post FinTech Scotland announces additional strategic partners appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 26th Jun by Future Scot
  • But pressure is on to position construction as a sought-after career that attracts the best talent The post The robots are coming – but people are still key to our future appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 26th Jun by Future Scot
  • News comes as regulator Ofcom gives final approval to plans for new TV channel The post BBC Scotland announces 60 new jobs to create a ‘digital hub’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 26th Jun by Future Scot
  • A strong omnichannel customer experience has been shown to retain around 89% of an audience The post The next-gen experience: how emerging technology is changing customer service appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Tue 26th Jun by Future Scot
  • 'Key action is the establishment of cyber catalyst working groups' The post Scottish Government announces support for charities and businesses to defend against cyber attacks appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 25th Jun by Future Scot
  • 'Scottish vision' should be developed in conjunction with universities and businesses The post ‘The future of how citizens, consumers, and industries interact’ – Scottish report on DLT appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Mon 25th Jun by Future Scot
  • Scottish school welcomes American design expert to encourage creativity in the curriculum The post Kelvinside Academy’s latest recruit ‘could transform education in Scotland’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 22nd Jun by Future Scot
  • Our Online Identity Assurance project is in the final stages of its first phase, ‘Discovery’. Great – but what have we learned during that Discovery phase? Earlier this week, the project team – in the spirit and practice of Open Government – discussed our service design and technical options research with members of our National... The post Online Identity Assurance – an open approach appeared first on Digital.
    Posted Fri 22nd Jun by Scottish Government
  • New facility at Bellahouston Park will lead the way in palliative care The post Virtual reality opens up a new world to young hospice patients appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 22nd Jun by Future Scot
  • Chance to win contracts up to £250,000 through unique UK wide competition The post Scottish Government CivTech 3.0 sets public sector challenges appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Fri 22nd Jun by Future Scot
  • Will underpin key government agendas by providing better and more accurate data The post Capita proposes IoT enablement of SWAN to ‘transform Scottish public services’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow all see sharp increase in business births The post Scottish tech sector booms on back of talent and skills base appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Based in Edinburgh, Wallet.Services are on a mission to harness the benefits of Blockchain technology to streamline, simplify and secure digital life. Find out how CodeClan graduates are helping. Watch the video: Read the transcript: About Wallet.Services Stewart, Chief Product Officer: “My name’s Stewart Pavitt. I’m the Chief Product Officer for Wallet.Services. Wallet.Services is building... Read More The post Meet our partners: Wallet.Services appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by CodeClan
  • Using design as a tool for community engagement and social impact The post James Addison Q&A: ‘This style of education will influence Scottish education positively’ appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Digital Scotland 2018 is taking place in Glasgow today – FutureScot’s inaugural national conference for digital transformation in the public sector and wider economy. Follow a live stream of the conference throughout the day HERE: The post LIVE STREAM: Digital Scotland 2018 appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Ajenta: helping build some of the leading video-enabled healthcare services The post Innovation and the potential of technology within healthcare appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Vscene - available exclusively to the education, research and public sector across the UK The post Jisc chooses Ajenta to enhance, upgrade and take ownership of video collaboration platform appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Thu 21st Jun by Future Scot
  • Edinburgh-based legal tech company SnapDragon has been listed on Disrupt 100, an influential list of the companies with the most potential to influence, change or create new global markets. SnapDragon uses smart software and business’ intellectual property rights to tackle the sale of copies and counterfeits on e-commerce platforms across the world. The news follows the recent launch of “Swoop”, their innovative DIY IP protection software as a service, the first of its’ kind to be made publicly available. The Disrupt 100 report, run by Tällt Ventures, tracks the world’s most disruptive businesses, compiled and curated by the world’s leading entrepreneurs, investors and business people. Each Disrupt 100 venture was sourced from The post Scottish legal tech company snaps up international award appeared first on FutureScot.
    Posted Wed 20th Jun by Future Scot