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Message from the keeper – August 2017

The August sunshine (or lack thereof!) has been the backdrop to an exciting month for Registers of Scotland. Why the anticipation? We took a major step in our digital transformation this month as our upcoming ScotLIS service entered private beta. ScotLIS is our new, innovative, map-based land information service that will enable both professionals and the public to access a wider range of property information. … Continue reading Message from the keeper – August 2017

Western Australia, Perth

Message from the Keeper – July 2017

For Registers of Scotland, July has been a month marked by collaboration, integration and sharing experiences of digital transformation. One of the highlights has been our meeting with Landgate, the land registration organisation for Western Australia. Though they may be on the other side of the world, Landgate share our commitment to putting innovation and digital transformation at the heart of everything we do. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – July 2017

Why voluntary land registration makes sense for commercial property owners

Russell Wilson, lead voluntary registration advisor for the commercial sector, gives us an insight into why increasing numbers of commercial property owners are choosing to move their titles to the Land Register of Scotland. With the land register due to replace the 400-year-old General Register of Sasines by 2024, owners of land and property across all sectors have the opportunity to move their property titles … Continue reading Why voluntary land registration makes sense for commercial property owners

Introducing our new digital products and services

Blog post by Scott McLear, senior digital manager at RoS.

Digital is changing everything, from how we work to how we consume services. Technology is advancing every day, and the way we live our lives is overwhelmingly influenced by the internet. Digital is also significantly better for the environment, saving tonnes of paper every year.

That’s why at Registers of Scotland we have been undergoing digital transformation, moving us from a paper-based organisation to one that always does everything digitally as the first option.

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Latest developments from our last sprint!

Blog by Scott McLear, Senior Digital Manager at Registers of Scotland. It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Digital Comms team here at Registers. Another sprint has come and gone, so we would like to share what we delivered with you. Knowledge Base Today marks another significant milestone in the development of the site with our new look guidance going live, moving away from the old PDF format. The … Continue reading Latest developments from our last sprint!

Sprint #1: Even Santa delivered less!

Blog by Scott McLear, Senior Digital Manager at Registers of Scotland. It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Digital Comms team here at Registers. Another sprint has come and gone, so we would like to share what we delivered with you. #RoS400 website refresh The General Register of Sasines may be 400 years old, but the website doesn’t need to look like it is! The team have … Continue reading Sprint #1: Even Santa delivered less!