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

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


1 'Technology Insights 2012', e-skills UK,

2 'It Ain't What You Do, It's the Way that You Do I.T.:Testing Explanations of Productivity Growth using US Affiliates', Nick Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van

3 Office for National Statistics, ' IT Investment, ICT Use and UK Firm Productivity' Rafaella Sadun, Shikeb Farooki, Giles Gale, Mark Lever, August 2005

4 Booz & Co 'This is for Everyone' The Case for Universal Digitisation

5 'Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe', European Commissions 2012

6 'Britain's Digital Opportunity: A Study of Digital Maturity Within Britain's Businesses and Charities' Lloyds Banking Group, 2012





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,


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