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Scotland's Digital Future: A Strategy for Scotland

Published: 3 Mar 2011
Part of:
Economy
ISBN:
978 1 78045 06

Strategy setting out how we will ensure Scotland takes full advantage of digital technology.

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54 page PDF

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Scotland's Digital Future: A Strategy for Scotland
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54 page PDF

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Footnotes

1 Although the savings delivered through online transactions vary according to the nature of the transaction, it is worth noting that one report has estimated the average cost of an online transaction as being £0.08, as opposed to £10.53 for a face-to-face transaction, £3.39 for a telephone transaction and £12.10 for a postal transaction. See McNish J, Customer Contact Profiling Report- ESD Toolkit, Aston Campbell Associates 2008, www.esd.org.uk/esdtoolkit/Documents.ashx?doc=61149&agency , cited in The Champion for Digital Inclusion, The Economic Case for Digital Inclusion, October 2009, http://raceonline2012.org/sites/default/files/resources/pwc_report.pdf , p46

2 The final report of the Civil Justice Advisory Group, 18 January 2011, pp35-38, http://www.consumerfocus.org.uk/scotland/policy-research/legal/civil-justice-advisory-group

3 Monthly reports of the Scottish Government's expenditure can be found here: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/Directorates/expenditure/reports .

4 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/11/15085756/0

5 http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/digital-agenda/index_en.htm

6 Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2010), "Britain's Superfast Broadband Future": http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/business-sectors/telecommunications/broadband

7 Technology Strategy Board (2010), "Digital Strategic Update":
https://ktn.innovateuk.org/web/digital/articles/-/blogs/digital-strategic-update;jsessionid=0AF2C23E8A009DDCBD7EC0132FD462AD.ColsAnobron7

8 The Scottish Digital Media Industry Advisory Group, (2009), "Digital Inspiration": http://www.digitalinspiration.org.uk/content/default.asp

9 http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/microsites/interactivescotland/is-knowledge-centre/is-event-reviews/social-networking-for-business.aspx

10 Scottish Government (2011), "Research on Broadband and Businesses in Scotland": http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/02/23091236

11 Boston Consulting Group (2010), "The Connected Kingdom": http://www.connectedkingdom.co.uk/the-report/

12 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/Rural/speak

13 Enterprise Nation (2007), "Home Business Report": http://www.scribd.com/doc/43354992/Home-Business-Report-2007?in_collection=2728400

14 http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/statistics/datatablespublications/trsnstatsatt/homeworkinginternet

15 All statistics in this paragraph relate to 2009, and come from Ofcom's Communications Market Report for Scotland, published on 19 August 2010
( http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/market-data/communications-market-reports/cmr10/scotland/ ). See in particular Section 4.1.2 (pp 96-98) and Figure 5.12 9p 117)

16 Ofcom's Communications Market Report for Scotland, section 4.13 (pp 99-102)

17 UK Adults' Media Literacy, published by Ofcom on 17 May 2010, Figure 12, p 21.
http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/media-literacy/medlitpub/medlitpubrss/adultmedialitreport/

18 "Use of the Internet by Disabled People", Consumer Expert Group report, p14, Figure 1. Report can be found at http://raceonline2012.org/research/156

19 In addition to the Ofcom and Glasgow City Council reports cited below, a number of useful reports are collected here: http://raceonline2012.org/research/156 .

20 See for example UK Adults' Media Literacy, published by Ofcom on 17 May 2010, Figure 11, p 20. http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/media-literacy/medlitpub/medlitpubrss/adultmedialitreport/ . These findings are largely substantiated in Glasgow City Council's Spring 2009 Household Survey, Figure 22, p 40 ( http://www.glasgow.gov.uk/gcccorpsite/templates/homepages/channel_home_a.aspx?NRMODE=Published&NRORIGINALURL=%2Fen%2FYourCouncil%2FCustomerInvolvement%2FCorporate%2FGlasgowHouseholdSurvey%2F&NRNODEGUID=%7B0A455F51-0948-413C-BD85-B0EE4A3003CD%7D&NRCACHEHINT=Guest) .

21 Ofcom, Communications Market Report for Scotland 2010, pp98-99, Figure 4.5

22 For more detailed information, go to http://www.ageuk.org.uk/work-and-learning/technology-and-internet/donate-a-pc/

23 Source: Scottish Library Information Council ( http://www.slainte.org.uk/index.htm ). Figure refers to percentage of the Scottish population who have visited a library in Scotland in the last 12 months (not including paid work or academic study)

24 Source: Scottish Household Survey 2008

25 Source: Scottish Household Survey 2008

26 Source: Scottish Library Information Council ( http://www.slainte.org.uk/index.htm )

27 In the Response to the Literature Working Group Report the Scottish Government announced that it would further consider the need for a wider review as to how the funding to SLIC can be best used to support the needs of the library sector: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/02/07094111/0

28 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/12/21112151/0

29 http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/usingglowandict/internetsafety

30 http://raceonline2012.org/manifesto

31 Scottish Government (2007), "Next Generation Broadband in Scotland": http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2007/01/09153006/0

32 Ofcom (2010), " UK Broadband Speeds": http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/telecoms-research/broadband-speeds/broadband-speeds-2010/

33 Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2009), Digital Britain Impact Assessment Report, p38.

34 http://www.btplc.com/News/Articles/Showarticle.cfm?ArticleID=4C5AFFB0-EB60-4171-B43F-FFBA68646870

35 http://www.racetoinfinity.bt.com

36 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/BroadbandforScotland/SEBroadbandInitiatives/LatestNewsAnnouncements

37 Department for Communities and Local Government (2010), "An assessment and practical guidance on Next Generation Access ( NGA) risk in the UK":
http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/communities/assessmentngafinalreport

38 Reform Scotland (2010) "Digital Power": http://www.reformscotland.com/index.php/publication/view_details/847/

39 Broadband Stakeholder Group (2008), "The costs of deploying fibre-based next-generation broadband infrastructure":
http://www.broadbanduk.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=303&Itemid=7

40 http://media.ofcom.org.uk/2010/12/02/uk-consumers-revealed-as-early-adopters-of-new-technologies/

41 Ofcom (2010), "Mobile Broadband Research Summary":, http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/binaries/research/consumer-experience/tce-10/mobile-broadband.pdf

42 Morgan Stanley (2009), "The Mobile Internet Report": http://www.morganstanley.com/institutional/techresearch/mobile_internet_report122009.html

43 Ofcom (2010), "Communications Market Report: Scotland": http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/market-data/communications-market-reports/cmr10/scotland/

44 Reform Scotland (2010), "Digital Power": http://www.reformscotland.com/index.php/publication/view_details/847/

45 The Royal Society of Edinburgh, (2010) "Digital Scotland": http://www.royalsoced.org.uk/enquiries/Digital_Scotland/index.htm

46 Scottish Government (2011), "Pathfinder Evaluation Study - Final Report": http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2011/02/23091038

47 Ofcom (2010):"Review of the wholesale local access market - Statement": http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/consultations/wla/statement

48 Scottish Government (2010), "Scottish Planning Policy" http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/300760/0093908.pdf

49 Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (2010) "Publicly Available Specification ( PAS 2016) Publicly Available Specification ( PAS 2016)":
http://www.bis.gov.uk/assets/biscore/business-sectors/docs/p/10-1339-pas-2016-next-generation-access-new-build-guide.pdf

50 Department for Communities and Local Government (2008), "Data Ducting Infrastructure for New Homes: Guidance Note"
http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/planningandbuilding/dataductinginfrastructure

51 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2010/12/17112822

52 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP/LEADER

53 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/farmingrural/SRDP


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