AmbITion is a digital transformation methodology and toolkit, so far successfully used with over 150 enterprises and their customers and staff. Independent academic studies have verified that 86% organisations adapted one or more areas of their business to be digital through using the approach, and 37% of these digitally transformed all areas of their business.
In commentating in the Sunday Herald earlier this week on the meteoric international uptake of Niantic’s Pokémon GO app, I predicted that next for augmented reality (AR) would be apps that make virtual communication a little more real. I drew the analogy of R2D2’s playing of Princess Leia’s plea for help to Luke and C3P0 in […]
Digital by Default Those of us working in and with the public sector, or those of us in receipt of public funds have been working with an ethos of “Digital by Default” since 2012. Then, the UK Government released the Government Digital Strategy which set out how the Government would transform the way it delivers […]
According to data from the Technology Strategy Board, the internet economy is already a crucial pillar of the UK’s overall economic strength and is rapidly growing in importance. The figures show that growth currently stands at 10 per cent a year and that the digital economy will account for 10 per cent of total UK […]
This report reflects, through written case studies, on the learnings of the 10 Nesta Digital R&D Fund for Scotland awardees. The projects were testing new digital initiatives which would: diversify or expand their audience deepen the engagement with their audience support new income streams by exploring new business models Three of the ten organisations – […]
Though the Make:IT:Happen fund is currently closed, there are many other sources of funding for digital projects. The AmbITion Scotland community might want to check out some of these other excellent opportunities to continue on with your digital development work.
AmbITion Scotland has made Make:IT:Happen fund awards to 59 different organisations all over the country – from the Central Belt to the Western Isles to Moray and the Kingdom of Fife. With projects ranging from a new customer relationship management system to an augmented reality of Scotland’s rich archaeological heritage to measuring the carbon impact […]
Stirlingshire’s arts centre based on Stirling University’s campus, macrobert, has recently undertaken the AmbITion Approach, and has made some immediate decisions around digital developments. Last night saw macrobert’s first ever screening of an NTLive production, Coriolanus. The show sold out, with War Horse, NTLive’s February simulcast selling out within minutes of being put on sale! […]
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland’s (NYOS) core mission is to provide high-level musical education and performance opportunities for young musicians in Scotland. NYOS is unique in that it provides orchestral experiences in classical and jazz music for its students from the age of 8 – 25, through no fewer than eight ensembles, ranging in […]
AmbITion Scotland has been helping Scottish cultural organisations with strategic digital development since 2009. As we move to the close of 2013, in our fourth year working in close partnership with the Scottish cultural sector, we wanted to share some observations around the trends and needs in the sector by analysing the applications received throughout […]