Fire Starter Festival and the future of innovation in Scotland’s public sector

At the end of January our innovation centre team facilitated a session at one of Scotland’s Fire Starter Festival events. Hosted jointly by The Improvement Service and Workforce Scotland, its aim was to explore how play, puzzles and escape rooms can inspire innovation and creativity at work.  In this blog, innovation centre manager Louise Quinn explains the takeaways from the event, and why exploring the … Continue reading Fire Starter Festival and the future of innovation in Scotland’s public sector

Registers of Scotland challenge Adam Smith Business School students

Blog by Fiona McKie, Head of Innovation at RoS One of the best things about working in innovation at RoS is that I get to be involved in activities that allow us to collaborate externally and work with people from different sectors, professional backgrounds or perspectives, achieving outcomes that would not have been possible if taken from a single viewpoint. The University of Glasgow Adam … Continue reading Registers of Scotland challenge Adam Smith Business School students

Redesign with end-users in mind

Over the past few months we have been building, testing and developing our corporate website. We will soon be going live with our public beta, and before then we will be telling stakeholders through our blog how we have developed the site with the user at heart. Why the overhaul? The corporate website has grown to an unwieldy size with lots of content being added but … Continue reading Redesign with end-users in mind

How I became a plans adviser

To tie in with International Women’s Day, we wanted to shine a spotlight on some of the women here at Registers of Scotland who are supporting our business transformation through their roles. In this blog, we chat to Emma Cowan, who first joined us as a modern apprentice and has become an assistant plans adviser. How did it all come about? Firstly, tell us who … Continue reading How I became a plans adviser

A change that adds value!

Blog by Fiona McKie, Head of Innovation and  Ashley Whitecross, Innovation Centre Manager at RoS This month we were very fortunate to have Jodi Cant visit us here at RoS. Jodi is the Chief Executive of Landgate, Western Australia and, most importantly for us, the driving force behind Landgate’s approach to innovation. It was a perfectly timed visit from Jodi as we are currently going through … Continue reading A change that adds value!

Innovation through collaboration

Blog by Andrew Gilchrist, Comms Officer at Registers of Scotland. As we continue with our digital transformation, one of the most exciting developments has been our Innovation Centre. This initiative allows us to take the ideas we come up with every day, and transform them into tangible business improvements, all while advancing our commitment to strong collaboration with our numerous partner organisations. So what is the Innovation … Continue reading Innovation through collaboration