We deliver a range of products that are available to all councils, focused on data and analysis, digital public services, learning and development, online tools and collaboration and performance management and indicators. A full list of our products, organised by type, is below.
myaccount is the simple and secure sign-in service for online public services in Scotland.
Data Hub is an online data matching and cleansing solution for the Scottish public sector.
The National Entitlement Card (NEC) is a smartcard used to provide public services to Scottish residents.
A database of addresses of land and property in Scotland, maintained by all 32 Scottish councils.
Spatial Hub provides a single point of access to quality assured Scottish local authority data in a consistent format.
Scotland's national public information notices portal, allowing public notices from across Scotland to be published in a single online location.
A joint IS /SOLACE Scotland project that highlights innovative work being carried out in communities across Scotland.
The UK's largest public service collaboration platform. We offer access and support to all Scottish public service organisations.
A continuous professional development framework for Scottish councillors developed by the IS in partnership with local government.
This series of notebooks provides information, guidance and support to Community Planning Partnership (CPP) Board members.
A customer service qualification developed for councils by councils.
A Briefing Series developed by the IS to help elected members keep apace with key issues affecting local government.
Ten notebooks providing councillors with information, support and guidance to help them fulfil their role as elected members.
Exploring local government issues such as community planning, board level skills, performance management and community engagement.
A recognised qualification in project management delivered by the IS and Scotland Excel.
A benchmarking programme to help Community Planning Partnerships assess their performance and identify opportunities for improvement.
A national standard for local government and its partners to evaluate the performance of the services they deliver.
A practical toolkit to encourage councils to improve their economic development by critically reviewing their activities.
LGBF brings together a wide range of information about how all Scottish councils perform in delivering services to local communities.
The menu of indicators reflects the main outcome areas included within SOAs and the most relevant and robust outcome indicators available.
A performance management framework designed the measure the performance and impact of council-funded money and debt advice services.
A performance improvement model which encourages organisations to review their own activities and results.
A framework used by all Scottish local authority economic development services to measure the economic impact of councils.