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Our Vision

Our vision is for Scotland to be internationally recognised as a highly attractive, competitive location for ambitious, innovative digital businesses, building, developing and delivering the products and services for today and for the future, with access to a highly skilled workforce, ample investment capital and world class infrastructure.

Excel and underpin a truly world class digital nation

We believe Scotland’s dynamic digital technologies industry can excel, underpinning a truly world class digital nation, delivering a healthier and wealthier nation, reshaping our society, creating highly skilled and fulfilling jobs, harnessing technology and innovation to disrupt current business models, driving efficiencies and productivity gains across the economy.

“Let’s aim high.  In the next five years we could double the number of companies in our industry, growing the workforce to over 150,000.  The multiplier effect of that skill base will be enormous. Let’s grow our export income by 25%. Let’s plan for the next generation of advanced connectivity.  Let’s work with our universities to foster innovative ideas and deliver on them rapidly and with passion. Let’s really deliver on digital public services; citizen friendly and with a ruthless focus on waste and inefficiency.  Let’s use data analytics to live healthier and more productive lives. Let’s work with the smart cities alliance and the city deals to deliver connected, efficient and carbon neutral cities across Scotland. Most importantly, let’s equip the next generation for the world we will be living in tomorrow.”

ScotlandIS manifesto 2016

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