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Publication - Report

Scotland's Digital Future: supporting the transition to a world-leading digital economy

Published: 7 May 2013
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Economy, Public sector

Assesses the role that Scotland's public sector is playing in stimulating the digital economy and proposes actions that could be taken.

46 page PDF

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46 page PDF

514.9 kB

Scotland's Digital Future: supporting the transition to a world-leading digital economy

46 page PDF

514.9 kB


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11 These figures should be viewed with a degree of caution, given the fact that this must be set against schools' decision to increasingly favour Intermediate qualifications (for example, there was a 18% increase over the same period in take up of intermediate 2 qualifications).

12 Technology Insights 2012 is the source for the data relating to the Scottish ICT and Telecoms sectors,

13 Media Literacy: understanding digital capabilities: July 2012 Ipsos MediaCT for BBC Marketing and Audiences

14 Scotland's Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services,

15 Local Government ICT Strategy - Delivering Better Services for Communities,

16 The Connected Kingdom,