A persistent focus on outcomes is at the heart of the journey the Scottish Government has been on in the last decade, says Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans.
A range of blogs illustrating the theme of the same name, one of the four supporting pillars of the vision of 'A Brilliant Civil Service'.
The strapline for this theme is: "A brilliant Civil Service will provide efficient, trusted services designed around user need to deliver improved outcomes for the country."
The three other pillars are: Effective leaders; Skilled people; A great place to work.
Matthew Rycroft looks at the inclusion lessons from the recent Global Disability Summit.
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans looks at the impact of a pioneering approach to reducing violent crime.
Next month's Sprint 18 event, hosted by Government Digital Service, will highlight the great things being done to improve the experience of people using digital services and to transform the way government itself works.
Find out about how to get involved with Interchange Week, which aims to build networks across Whitehall and the devolved administrations.
How two government departments are working together to transform mental health provision for children and young people.
Professor Chris Whitty on how the role of Government Chief Scientific Adviser is in part about bridging the gap between professions so that we can all benefit from breakthroughs in science.
Jeremy Heywood welcomes Sir Michael Barber's report on how to encourage ongoing improvements in public services and maximise value for taxpayers.
Scottish Government Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans looks at the work of the team behind the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation, which was recognised with the Civil Service Award 2017 for Use of Evidence.
Chief Executive of the Civil Service John Manzoni on the importance of providing your feedback to management by completing the annual People Survey.