New technology deployment and decommission: FOI release

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

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?


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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