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Who we are and what we do

We are the public and third sector centre of excellence for digital capability.

We support public service reform and transformation by providing high quality professional learning, advice and guidance to develop digital skills, leadership and talent. The Digital Academy is the supporting function for the Scottish Government Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) profession.

Our team is developing a series of workstreams to build capability as part of the Digital Programme.

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Our profession

The Digital, Data and Technology Profession (DDaT) profession spans a vast range of roles across government. We currently have over 50 digital, data and technology job roles, organised into career paths within eight job families.

The eight DDaT job families are:


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Agile Estimation and Planning

Live online
Tuesday 28 May
1:00 AM - 3:30 PM
(2 Hours and 30 Minutes)
This course is for people who want to find out more about Agile estimation and planning

Product Roadmaps

Live online
Wednesday 29 May
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
(2 hours )
This course is for people who want to know more about Product Roadmaps.

R for Data Visualisation

Live online
Monday 03 June
3:00 AM - 4:30 PM
(12 sessions over 6 weeks)
This course will super-charge your productivity with better data wrangling and visualisation skills.

Agile Mindsets

Live online
Tuesday 04 June
1:00 AM - 3:00 PM
( 2 hours)
This course introduces you to what it means to be agile and what mindset you need to work in an agile way.
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Our impact

By maintaining high professional standards and delivering high-quality learning experiences, we do our best to ensure that our partners and stakeholders receive value from our work.

We report annually on our progress through monitoring.  In January 2024, we introduced new standards to measure our impact following a monitoring update which sets out our key successes and achievements in 2023. In addition, so that we may improve the quality of our offer, we will draw on best practice from the wider field of professional learning.

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