The Scotland’s Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services strategy sets a number of objectives for the effective use and management of public sector data, both to improve service delivery and to promote economic growth. A Data Management Board was established to ensure a cohesive approach is taken across Scotland.
The Data Management Board met for the first time on 7 June 2013. The group provides strategic direction and overview across the various data workstreams: linkage, innovation, Open Data (including spatial information) and sharing. click this link to see the remit.
To support this the Board has published A Data Vision for Scotland and associated Strategic Action Plan.
The Board is chaired by Sarah Davidson, Director-General Communities (Scottish Government) and the Group is comprised of:
- Rosemary Agnew, Scottish Information Commissioner
- Post currently vacant, Chief Scientific Adviser, Scottish Government
- Vicky Brock, CEO, Clear Returns
- Ian Crichton, Chief Executive, NHS National Services Scotland
Jane Davidson, Chief Executive, NHS Borders
Tim Ellis, Chief Executive, Keeper and Registrar General at National Records of Scotland, Co-Chair Scottish Informatics Linkage Collaboration (SILC) – Management Board
Roger Halliday, Chief Statistician, Scottish Government
- Graeme Laurie, Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, Edinburgh Law School
- Neil Logan, Chair Data Lab
- Ken Macdonald, Assistant Commissioner for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Information Commissioner's Office
- Susan Mitchell, Corporate Services Director, Police Scotland
- Andrew Morris, Chief Scientist for Health, Scottish Government
- Mike Neilson, Director Digital, Scottish Government
- Ruchir Shah, Head of Policy, Scottish Council Voluntary Organisations
- Joyce White, Society of Local Authority Chief Executives
Details of meetings are available at DMB Meetings
For a more in-depth briefing, please read the full background note
Any queries should be directed to: Stuart.Law@scotland.gsi.gov.uk