23rd June 2022
In our first programme year, delivery of the Scottish Government’s digital transformation of the Scottish planning system is well underway.
We have now reached the end of the Alpha phase that explores options to improve paying for planning and building standards applications. The payments project will move to its next phase - progressing approval to develop a full Beta payment service.
Next on our radar is Smart Applications, and we're delighted to announce that following a successful procurement exercise, Storm ID have been awarded the service provider contract. Storm ID will work collaboratively with the Digital Planning team on a Discovery and Alpha phase, using tried and tested user centred design methods.
Storm ID will concentrate on a Discovery (exploration) phase for the creation and submission of an application. Following this, an Alpha (working prototype) phase for the development of a working prototype will be delivered. Is it anticipated this will result in the development of a full solution.
Discovery is scheduled to run between June 2022 to October 2022 and will include:
Alpha is scheduled to run between September 2022 to October 2022 and will deliver:
For further information about the programme please visit: