Public Services Scotland

Public Services Scotland

We help you reimagine your public service delivery

Our vision is to work as colleagues with Government – bringing technical and commercial innovation to join the dots and enhance public services. We work with our customers to translate policy into practical delivery through designing the simple and delivering the complex.

Our service design approach puts your customers at the heart by designing simple, accessible services across organisational boundaries. This is coupled with practical integration, delivering these complex public services through an ecosystem of innovators, capabilities and local talent.

Our local team takes a consulting-led approach. From helping you identify the problem you are trying to solve, to designing the solution and then delivering the best possible outcome. Often integrating technology that’s already in place, we help you improve your use of legacy systems and applications.

With a presence in Scotland spanning three decades, we understand the context of the Scottish public sector. We also bring our wider UK and European experience to help you innovate.


Our offerings

Service design

We are experienced in the practical application of Scottish Service Design Standards.  Our team includes user research, user experience, service designers and user interface developers. They work with our proven service design play-book to develop user-centric solutions. 


Practical Delivery

We help you realise tangible outcomes. Whether this is through automation or RPA, the delivery of digital portals or transforming and updating legacy applications. In addition, we actively work with Civtech and Fintech to deliver innovation.

operating models and digital council

Operating Models

Working with you, we define new operating models and deliver operational excellence, focusing on people, process and technology. By resolving your current challenges and future-proofing your operations, we can meet the needs of your citizens while driving efficiencies and reducing costs.


Cultural Change Management

A major part of government transformation is successfully managing the cultural shift. We help employees and citizens embrace new digital technologies and work in agile, collaborative ways – with a focus on getting citizen interactions right, the first time, every time.

Thought Leadership

My reflections on 30 years in IT (and some news)

| Mags Moore

Remarkably (to me at least!), today marks my 30th year working in IT and whilst a great deal has changed in those three decades, my passion for making life better for people through digital and tech solutions certainly hasn’t waned. 

Photo of Sopra Steria employees Shehzad Nagi and Caitlin Toner in front of the Sopra Steria DevOps 2018 Hackathon logo

Sopra Steria collaborates with The Scottish Government for a DevOps Hackathon

Today we are welcoming The Scottish Government Department of Agriculture and the Rural Economy (ARE) to our Edinburgh DigiLab for a DevOps Hackathon.

Photo of Sopra Steria employees at Scotsoft 2018

Scotsoft 2018. Smart people, community and trees

Last week I was proud to continue the tradition of Sopra Steria’s support of the Young Software Engineer of the year award, since its inception 20 years ago.


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Mags Moore

Director of Citizen and Devolved Government Services