Action Plan

Digital Scotland ² – A digital nation, built on high speed broadband AND the Cloud

A combination of both high speed broadband AND small business Cloud computing services is key to Scotland's success as a digital nation.

Bridging the gap in Scotland’s Rural, Tourism and Digital Economies

"Smart Village Scotland is fuelled by passion, enthusiasm and a vision to help Scotland achieve all it aspires to be as a successful Digital Nation."

Is DIY broadband the key to Scotland’s rural digital economy?

How best can rural Scotland achieve a complete roll out of high speed Internet? Join the debate.

From Skull to Collarbone – An Augmented Reality tourism strategy for the town of Lanark

How Scotland's smaller towns can also harness the latest technologies to create unique visitor experiences.

Driving a Rural Development Strategy to boost Tourism in a Digital Scotland

Our Cities and key established Tourist destinations such as our Major Cities, Isle of Skye, Castles, Museums, Art Galleries, Kelpies, Golf Courses and Major Festivals are well marketed and are already recognised major attractions Globally. It’s time for a new unique approach. A Digital Tourism orientated Organization working at a Rural Level inspiring Rural Development to drive Tourism in Scotland. How many Scottish Villages and small towns are little Gems? Needing some Aspiration and Ambition to realise the positive contribution they could make to Tourism, which is so vital to Scotland’s economy. So many of our rural Villages hold History, Heritage, Cultural, Fauna, Flora and other natural attractions that the vast majority of Tourists never actually see. I have watched on the side ...

Action Plan: best practice community launched

A primary activity of our Digital Action Plan is to develop and launch dedicated ecosystem platforms for key industries. [box type=”success” align=”” class=”” width=””]The first of these has been launched, for the Scottish public sector:[/box] Digital Government best practices for Scotland will collate best practices for public sector digital transformation, from around Scotland and the world, and share these via online publishing, white papers, webinars and workshop events. These resources will be made available as open source assets, enabling agencies to easily plan and organize their own transformation roadmaps. Referencing exemplar case studies like Registers of Scotland and in particular whe...