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Digital transformation programme launched for Scottish professionals 

A digital transformation programme has been launched by a Scottish university to help professionals embrace tech innovation in the workplace. The University of Strathclyde’s portfolio of six courses will be…

BP bid could boost Scottish wind industry by £10 billion 
ScotlandIS new chairperson is former government digital transformation head 
GovTech
£50 million boost for net zero buses in Scotland 

The first £50 million phase of a new ‘Scottish zero emission bus challenge fund’ (ScotZEB) has been launched by the Scottish Government. The fund replaces previous investment streams and is…

Bridge energy to be harvested in ‘pioneering’ project led by Scottish researchers 
Public sector spend on IT and professional staff doubles during Covid 
Digital Transformation
Digital transformation programme launched for Scottish professionals 

A digital transformation programme has been launched by a Scottish university to help professionals embrace tech innovation in the workplace. The University of Strathclyde’s portfolio of six courses will be…

BP bid could boost Scottish wind industry by £10 billion 
ScotlandIS new chairperson is former government digital transformation head 
GovTech
£50 million boost for net zero buses in Scotland 

The first £50 million phase of a new ‘Scottish zero emission bus challenge fund’ (ScotZEB) has been launched by the Scottish Government. The fund replaces previous investment streams and is…

Bridge energy to be harvested in ‘pioneering’ project led by Scottish researchers 
Public sector spend on IT and professional staff doubles during Covid 

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Business & Economy
Scottish cyber expert appointed as ecosystem development lead for UKC3 

A Scottish cyber expert has been chosen for a leading role in a new UK cybersecurity cluster collaboration. Ciara Mitchell, cluster manager for Scotland’s cyber cluster at tech trade body…

SEPA cyber attack recovery could take ‘two years’, says organisation’s boss 
Government-backed Covid skills programme to include cyber focus 
Cyber
Training programme explores cyber ‘domino effect’ caused by vulnerable digital supply chain 

A business cybersecurity support agency has revised its free resilience training workshops for firms to address the danger of cyber attacks that have a ‘domino effect’ through the digital supply…

Government must intervene to protect Scottish society from web ‘disinformation’, says MP 
Business & Economy
Scottish cyber expert appointed as ecosystem development lead for UKC3 

A Scottish cyber expert has been chosen for a leading role in a new UK cybersecurity cluster collaboration. Ciara Mitchell, cluster manager for Scotland’s cyber cluster at tech trade body…

SEPA cyber attack recovery could take ‘two years’, says organisation’s boss 
Government-backed Covid skills programme to include cyber focus 
Cyber
Training programme explores cyber ‘domino effect’ caused by vulnerable digital supply chain 

A business cybersecurity support agency has revised its free resilience training workshops for firms to address the danger of cyber attacks that have a ‘domino effect’ through the digital supply…

Government must intervene to protect Scottish society from web ‘disinformation’, says MP 

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Keeping the human connection in general practice 

When it comes to healthcare, I’m a firm believer that technology should support the user, not replace the user. There can be no doubt about the vital role technology has…

Tapping into neurodivergent talent could close tech skills gap, says ScotlandIS CEO 

In the second column brought to you by Skills Development Scotland about recruiting neurodivergent talent, chief executive of ScotlandIS Karen Meechan gives us her perspective on the subject. In Scotland,…

How blockchain technology could revolutionise the construction industry 

Non-fungible tokens – or NFTs – have been around for a while, however their use remains untapped in the construction and architectural sector. Most people will have heard of cryptocurrencies…

Remote learning at university: is it here to stay? 

Remote learning – or what we call hybrid learning at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) – has quickly adapted throughout the pandemic, and it has presented both…

Empowering women to lead digital transformation 

The Scottish Government and ScotlandIS – the digital technologies cluster management organisation – have conceived an amazing course to nurture future female talent in the IT industry titled, Empowering Women…

Charting a safe pathway through echo chambers 

Teaching young people to navigate
virtual bubbles and life in a ‘digital
bazaar’ is now of critical importance

The rise of ransomware and what to do 

It’s no longer just the responsibility
of organisations’ IT departments to
keep business systems safe

NHS recovery demands bold thinking 

After an election campaign where restart and recovery took centre stage, it’s now up to the Scottish Government to deliver on pledges made during the campaign trail. For all the…

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Edinburgh AI scale-up programme opens its doors to global applicants 

A Scottish scale-up programme has opened its doors to find 12 data-driven startups that are ready to make “transformational change”. The University of Edinburgh’s AI Accelerator programme, which helps the…

Former Scottish Enterprise CEO joins property developer behind nation’s first digital quarter 
Global technology expert joins board of Edinburgh crime-fighting firm 
Business & Economy
Covid tech transformation doubles revenues at Scottish data centre 

Digital transformation driven by the pandemic has seen a Scottish data centre and multi-cloud services provider more than double its revenues in the last year. The contracted revenues of DataVita…

BP bid could boost Scottish wind industry by £10 billion 
‘Bootcamp’ for student entrepreneurs plots expansion after successful pilot 
Business & Economy
Edinburgh AI scale-up programme opens its doors to global applicants 

A Scottish scale-up programme has opened its doors to find 12 data-driven startups that are ready to make “transformational change”. The University of Edinburgh’s AI Accelerator programme, which helps the…

Former Scottish Enterprise CEO joins property developer behind nation’s first digital quarter 
Global technology expert joins board of Edinburgh crime-fighting firm 
Business & Economy
Covid tech transformation doubles revenues at Scottish data centre 

Digital transformation driven by the pandemic has seen a Scottish data centre and multi-cloud services provider more than double its revenues in the last year. The contracted revenues of DataVita…

BP bid could boost Scottish wind industry by £10 billion 
‘Bootcamp’ for student entrepreneurs plots expansion after successful pilot