Smart Villages will accelerate the roll out of climate change adaptation best practices across Scotland.
Smart Villages are intended to help implement the ‘Platform Economy’ at local, rural levels.
Providing local coworking offices enables rural communities to cater for growing digital workforce of the ‘Gig Economy’ – Digital Enterprise Centres for Rural Coworking.
Scotland’s rural communities are rich sources of historical content ideal for online digital marketing campaigns, linking local folklore to global audiences.
How Smart Villages provide a platform for achieving the self-organizing, self-reliant local communities described by the Scottish Community Alliance.
A detailed review of connected rural economy strategies from across Europe, and how Scotland can learn from and adopt these best practices.
Smart Villages offer a platform for an alternative, bottom up approach to local economic regeneration initiatives.
We’re bringing the Cloud to Scotland’s rural small businesses to empower them with state of the art e-commerce capabilities, so that they can digitize their business models and participate more effectively in the online economy.
High speed broadband is the essential foundation for the economic success of Scotland’s rural communities, however roll out faces difficult challenges.
The “smart village” initiative from Digital Scotland is about using all of the resources available, for some, they look to take advantage of renewable energy sources, contributing to a low carbon economy. Rural villages are part of the bigger picture networking to other communities, towns and cities in a digital Scotland.