Dundee City Council

Setting a Digital Vision

Dundee provides a keynote example of how cities and regions can define their own unique digital agenda, while also participating to the national whole.

To define their own Digital Strategy Dundee City Council first acknowledges the national government effort and defines their own drive as part of that collective effort, and then secondly also identifies what unique contribution their city makes towards this and their own success.

In this case Dundee emphasizes their world leading role in the gaming sector, and this advanced maturity is reflected right through their schools engagement. The Youtube video for Digital World 2016 clearly demonstrates how actively and practically young students are engaged into the tech sector, through participation of keynote employers like Skyscanner who provided Rasperry Pi computers.

Towards a Digital Strategy

The practical challenges of working towards this vision are then laid out in this presentation by the Transformation Programme Manager:

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