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Publication - Guidance

Scotland's Digital Future: High Level Operating Framework Version 2

Published: 27 Jul 2015
Part of:
Building, planning and design, Economy
ISBN:
9781785445460

Updated guidance for the public sector on the design, development and delivery of future digital public services.

41 page PDF

3.1MB

41 page PDF

3.1MB

Contents
Scotland's Digital Future: High Level Operating Framework Version 2
Annex C - Enabling Actions

41 page PDF

3.1MB

Annex C - Enabling Actions

Focus Area

Action

Timeline

Lead

Category 1 - National Level Programme Actions on which Framework is Dependent

Citizen Customer Focus -

Digital Standards

  • Priority route map of digital services
  • On-going

Digital Public Services and Business Transformation

  • Define and document the standard for mygov.scot services
  • On-going
  • Identify and endorse open standards
  • On-going
  • Mygov.scot website available to the public
  • On-going
  • Collaborate with public sector partners in redesign of public services
  • On-going

Citizen Customer Focus -

Identity & Access Management

  • Implementation programme and wider engagement - suggest rewording
  • COMPLETE

Identity & Access Management w/s

  • Implementation of myaccount, the service which is delivering secure and easy sign-in to online public services.
  • COMPLETE
  • Development of policy around business sign-in to public services
  • On-going

Privacy & Openness -

Data Innovation (Big and Open Data)

  • Develop an Open Data Strategy for Scotland
  • COMPLETE

Identity & Access Management w/s

  • Development of a data action plan for Scotland
  • COMPLETE

Privacy & Openness -

Data Sharing

  • Information Sharing Board to Publish Information Sharing Strategic Framework.
  • COMPLETE

Identity & Access Management w/s

Workforce -

ICT capability

  • Undertake a Skills Gap survey to assess current and future skills issues and gaps within public sector ICT workforce. This should take account of both technical skills and knowledge as well as wider context of programme/project management and business skills required by ICT professionals.
  • COMPLETE

Workforce w/s

Category 2 - Framework Support Actions

Collaboration and Value for Money -

Create an agreed measurements and benefits framework

  • A scoring sheet will be developed to enable organisations to assess themselves against the maturity model.
  • COMPLETE

Technical and Design Board.

Collaboration and Value for Money -

Identify excellence and develop a framework for sharing and supporting the adoption of good practice

  • Develop sector based ICT Operating Frameworks, where needed, using the same model as supplied here.
  • COMPLETE

Technical and Design Board.

  • Work with volunteer organisations who have undertaken the maturity model assessment.
  • COMPLETE

Collaboration and Value for Money - efficiency and re-use

  • Identify commonality and opportunities (for example Green ICT).
  • COMPLETE

Technical and Design Board.

  • Develop an Open Standards catalogue that will include Open Source
  • Superseded by Catalogue of Re-usable Services in Version 2 of HLOF

Governance

  • Agree the remit and establish a Technical Design Authority
  • COMPLETE

Technical and Design Board.

New!

Catalogue of Re-Usable Components

  • Provide an online system which will signpost all re-usable components ( ICT services using generic definitions as above, standards, guidelines, policies, checklists) which will be owned by a Federated Design Authority function with responsibility for its use and currency

Technical and Design Board.

  • Catalogue to be pre-populated from already approved National Programmes/capabilities ( SWAN, SWAN Value Added Services, MyGov.scot, Myaccount, National Entitlement Card, Shared service for INSPIRE compliance
  • Sectoral Design authorities to put forward candidates for new re-usable services through the Federated Design Authority function

New!

Governance

  • Formalise a Federated Design Authority function from existing (and new) sector level Design Authorities
  • Create Framework level Design Authorities to oversee layers in the Generic Services Model:
    • Sectoral Design Authorities
    • DPS Infrastructure Design Authority

Technical and Design Board.

New!

Architecture Principle - Workforce

  • Propose a pilot project as part of the National Workstream Skills Action Plan to support skills development and training collaboration among all public sector organisations in the area of Enterprise Architecture.

Technical and Design Board.

New!

Architecture Principle - Use of Open Source Software

  • Propose that Scottish Government author guidance on
    • the practicalities of acquiring and implementing open source applications / libraries, particularly around the procurement and legal implications ( e.g. copyleft licenses);
    • how to 'publish' Scottish public sector applications / libraries or documentation as open source;
  • Create and maintain a registry of open source apps and libraries published by Scottish public sector; (this would be part of the Catalogue of Re-usable Components)
  • Create and maintain a catalogue of open source alternatives to proprietary applications; (this would be part of the Catalogue of Re-usable Components)

Technical and Design Board.


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