Publication - FOI/EIR release

Information relating to digital transformation: FOI release

Published: 24 Feb 2021
Directorate:
Digital Directorate
Part of:
Public sector

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

Published:
24 Feb 2021
Information relating to digital transformation: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000129137
Date received: 22 Dec 2020
Date responded: 22 Jan 2021
Information requested

1. Do you currently have any AI enabled chatbots engaging with Citizens directly? If not, do you intend to introduce this in the next 12 months?

2. Do you currently have a live webchat to engage with Citizens live on your website? If not, do you intend to introduce this in the next 12 months?

Response

In answer to your request:

1. We don’t currently have AI enabled Chatbots directly engaging with citizens and there are no plans at present to introduce them in the next 12 months.

2. There is currently no live web chat on our core government websites and there are no plans at present to introduce one in the next 12 months. There is a live chat service on the Social Security Scotland website which can be found on https://chat.socialsecurity.gov.scot/.

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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

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