Message from the Keeper: May 2018

My second month as Keeper has been another eventful one, as I’ve continued to work closely with colleagues, customers and stakeholders to support ongoing work, progress with our digital transformation and plan what’s next for RoS. Putting a face to the Keeper As I mentioned in my last blog, May was all about getting out and meeting people, so that the Keeper of the Registers … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: May 2018

ScotLIS tips #1: Map updates, downloading title information and more

In this new blog series, we’ll be looking at some of the new features we’re introducing to ScotLIS, designed to meet our users’ ongoing business needs and make it an intuitive and effective service. We’re also using the improved mapping functionality of ScotLIS to support changes in the way our users interact with RoS spatial data– read on to find out more. Download title information … Continue reading ScotLIS tips #1: Map updates, downloading title information and more

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Message from the Keeper: April 2018

It’s a great pleasure to write my first monthly message as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. April has been a busy and exciting month for me, learning more about the organisation, our customers and our digital transformation. In my first blog, I’ll look back at the highlights of my first month as Keeper, and also give a hint of what’s ahead both for me … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: April 2018

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ScotLIS user stories: Harper Macleod LLP

ScotLIS, Scotland’s Land Information Service, continues to expand in terms of both users and new features. Throughout the service’s lifetime we’ve worked closely with our customers to ensure ScotLIS meets their needs. In the next in our series of blogs, we spoke with Pamela Todd, Partner at Harper MacLeod who participated in beta testing of the service before launch, last year. What have been your … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Harper Macleod LLP

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Award nomination recognises our digital transformation

We’re in the midst of a digital transformation here at RoS, designed to bring more effective products and services to our customers. We’ve already made significant progress, which was recognised this week as RoS was shortlisted for the 2018 Public Sector Paperless Awards. Two key successes of 2017 recognised Our nomination is in the category of Process and Workflow Project of the Year, and it … Continue reading Award nomination recognises our digital transformation

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ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell

Following last month’s blog, we’re continuing to meet with our ScotLIS users to understand how they use the service and what benefits it brings to them and their organisations. Here we speak with Rona Macdonald, an Associate at Turcan Connell and head of the firm’s Land Registration Unit, who shares the solicitor’s experience of ScotLIS. How do you and your colleagues use ScotLIS? We use … Continue reading ScotLIS user stories: Turcan Connell