Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Blog post by Alan Howie, Chief Data Officer at RoS. Welcome back and congratulations to all that managed through my last lengthy blog post, answering questions around our “Unlocking Sasines” investigation. Trust me – this one will be shorter but get that strong coffee ready just in case! So, this quick blog is all about our progress in the last month with the “part 1” … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine: part 1

Completing Scotland’s land register: Using data visualisation to tell more of the story

Blog post by Laura Brown, social media manager, alongside Alan Howie, Jason Marshall and Fiona McKie. If you’ve read our latest corporate plan, you’ll know that completing Scotland’s land register by 2024 is one of our key priorities, after being asked by Scottish ministers to do so in 2014. But what does ‘completing the land register’ actually mean in practice, and what progress have we … Continue reading Completing Scotland’s land register: Using data visualisation to tell more of the story

Discussing data at the 2018 OSMA summit

Blog post by Alan Howie, Data Architect. What is OSMA and how are we involved? Earlier this month a group of us attended the OSMA summit, a yearly event which brings together all the government organisations that use Ordnance Survey mapping, and addressing data within the One Scotland Mapping Agreement. This year’s event was once again held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. There was a … Continue reading Discussing data at the 2018 OSMA summit