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New technology deployment and decommission: FOI release

Published: 3 Apr 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
3 Apr 2020
New technology deployment and decommission: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000021375
Date received: 17 Mar 2020
Date responded: 3 Apr 2020
Information requested

1. In the last 24 months have you attempted to implement any of the following technologies? If so, which ones?
- Automation - such as RPA, machine learning, chatbots
- Wearables
- VR
- AR
- Drones
- Tablets
- Apps

2. In the last 24 months, have you been able to decommission any legacy systems as a result of the successful implementation of new technologies?

Response

We have not deployed or attempted to deploy any of the listed technologies in the past 24 months.  A small number of tablets have been issued to staff where this supports their role.
We have not de-commissioned any legacy systems as a result of introducing new technologies.

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