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
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
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
After a busy October, November has been an exciting month of building on previous successes. As you may have seen on our social feeds, it was Innovation Month at RoS, and throughout the month we hosted internal events sharing stories from across RoS that focused on the theme of thinking differently and embracing the new. At first glance, this may seem to be an internal … Continue reading Message from the keeper – November 2017
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!
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