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“Significant Risk” To Scottish CAP Programme
A recent Holyrood Public Audit Committee hearing has heard that there is “significant” risk to the Scottish Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) Futures programme.
8 UK rural broadband projects win share of £10m
The government has committed to a range of pilot projects in all corners of the country that will help to bring broadband to hard to reach areas.
BT Signs Green Energy Agreement
The company will source 100 megawatts of wind-powered energy from three sites across the country that will supply much of its output in Scotland and Wales.
BT To Sue NHS Scotland After Missing Out On Contract
BT is to start legal proceedings against NHS Scotland after losing its bid to re-run the tender process for the £110m Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) contract.
Case Study: NHS Western Isles Increases Efficiency And Productivity
NHS Western Isles has improved its productivity levels, mobile working solutions and data management after implementing a dashboard solution.
Case Study: Renfrewshire VJB Offers Flexi-Working To Staff With hfx
Renfrewshire Valuation Joint Board (VJB) is an independent organisation established by the VJB (Scotland) Order 1995.
Digital Scotland Reveals Expansion Plan For Superfast Broadband
Digital Scotland has announced that some 145,000 Scottish homes and business will be the next in line to get high speed fibre connections, in the latest phase of its Superfast Broadband programme.
Edinburgh Council Creates “Digital Scrapbook”
The City of Edinburgh Council has launched a “digital scrapbook” as a means of sharing memories of citizens and places from past and presents.
Edinburgh Council Invites Bids for £2bn Worth Of IT Work
City of Edinburgh Council has published a tender calling for suppliers to provide comprehensive ICT services covering councils and NHS boards in Scotland.
Glasgow “Super Hospital” Takes Paperless Lead
The new South Glasgow University Hospital has been called a “catalyst” for a paperless healthcare system.
Highland Council Enhancing Customer Service And Driving Channel Shift
The Highland Council is working with a supplier to help it enhance service provision for residents and promote greater adoption of online services with a new online customer portal.
New Network Offers Rich Applications, Say Researchers
Work to develop a ‘self-healing’ mobile network could even mean signal blackspots in rural areas are consigned to history as part of the SELFNET project, which is underpinning the development of the new 5G mobile network.
NHS Scotland Sets Out To Replace 25-Year-Old Software
NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) is set to replace aging legacy mainframe applications which underpin a number of key systems used within the Scottish healthcare system.
NHS Scotland Staff Violate Data Protection Laws 634 Times
NHS workers in Scotland have continually violated data protection controls over the past three years with over 500 instances of abuse of the system recorded in that timeframe including an image of a patient posted onto Facebook.
NHS Tayside Defends £200K Spend On Mobile Devices
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed that NHS Tayside spent £200,000 on iPads and smartphones from April 2011 to December 2014.
Scotland Launches New Online Consultation Platform
The Scottish government has launched Citizen Space, a new online platform that allows citizens to formally consult with government.
Scotland Launches New Rural Broadband Scheme
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a new funding programme for broadband in rural communities across Scotland.
Scotland Leader In Mobile Working In The Public Sector
Scotland highlighted how it is leading the way in delivering technology solutions for mobile working in the public sector with its Mobile Scotland 2014 event yesterday.
Scotland Reported To Getting Superfast Broadband At 'Record' Speed
First Minister says 150,000 homes and businesses have been covered - the fastest rollout of its kind in the UK.
Scotland Signs Virgin Media Business Deal
The Scottish government has signed a deal with Virgin Media Business (VMB) to provide services through the Scottish Government Fixed Telephony Services Framework.

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