Marking National Coding Week at RoS

Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer at the Registers of Scotland. It’s National Coding Week, which is part of a global initiative that encourages people to learn digital skills and engage with the coding community. Coding is a massive part of our digital transformation, as we develop new products and services like the Digital Discharge Service (DDS) and ScotLIS. Below, you’ll find a snapshot … Continue reading Marking National Coding Week at RoS

ScotLIS: Analysing our Alpha Day feedback

Blog post by Andrew Gilchrist, communications officer here at RoS. Customer engagement and user experience are both at the heart of our digital transformation. It’s no surprise then that we’re making it a centrepiece of one of our most important upcoming services, ScotLIS. On schedule to be released in October 2017, ScotLIS is an innovative map-based service that will facilitate easy access to a variety of … Continue reading ScotLIS: Analysing our Alpha Day feedback

ScotLIS: Sharing our data journey at Ordnance Survey’s OSMA conference

Blog post by Alan Howie, Data Architect at the Registers of Scotland. On Tuesday 12 September myself, Cheryl Hunter (product owner for ScotLIS) and Alastair Reid (product owner for data) attended OSMA, a yearly event which brings together all the government organisations that use Ordnance Survey data within the One Scotland Mapping Agreement. This year the event was held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. There … Continue reading ScotLIS: Sharing our data journey at Ordnance Survey’s OSMA conference

Edinburgh fireworks

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

ScotLIS a collaborative workshop

How user research has shaped ScotLIS

Registers of Scotland is abuzz as we gear up for the launch of ScotLIS, Scotland’s land information service, later this year. As part of development, and to build on the success of our earlier Alpha Day event, in early August we visited Aberdeen to host two days of user research sessions. Held in the centre of Aberdeen, the event offered various stakeholders the opportunity to … Continue reading How user research has shaped ScotLIS

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

Business transformation, down under!

Blog post by Stef Brown, Head of Business Development at the Registers of Scotland. This week I’m speaking at The Land Registrars Development Officers’ Conference (LRDOC) in Perth, Western Australia, on the RoS business transformation.  Delegates attend from across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Despite the geographical distance between RoS and these other land registration authorities there are striking similarities in our markets … Continue reading Business transformation, down under!