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
We’re not going to lie: we love an interesting conveyancing story… and it seems you do too! Last year we shared the curious conveyancing tale behind the University of Glasgow and the Western Infirmary, which which proved to be very popular. So in order to celebrate the grand opening of the most significant Scottish cultural property developments in years, we’re doing the same thing – … Continue reading On our registers: V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum
Recently, Jennifer — the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland — spent a morning with the First Registration team to learn about ‘plans settling’. But what exactly is plans settling, and what does a ‘plans settler’ do? One of our registration team has lifted the lid for us on what their role involves and how they’re using digital technology to map Scotland’s land ownership. What … Continue reading What is a plans settler… And how do we map Scotland’s land ownership?
Blog post by Calum Shepherd, ScotLIS Service Owner here at RoS As a service and a team, ScotLIS believes in transparency. We have a vision, two missions, and a roadmap to respond to the needs of our users. As a rule of thumb, it’s important for teams to make these public as it helps people understand where we are going, and what we are going … Continue reading Our roadmap for ScotLIS
As you may already be aware, in March 2018 we introduced an enhanced and improved version of our land registration application form (LRAF). We’ve had positive feedback on this form, which has been designed with input from customers. Over the past three months, as discussed on our blog and social channels, we’ve been in the transition period for the new form, but the end of … Continue reading Updated land registration application form: Transition period ends
Blog post by Roman Smith, Corporate Communications Assistant here at RoS This year is the year of young people (YOYP for short). To mark this themed year, we’ve teamed up with the young people in our business under the age of 26 to share their stories, and celebrate their success. We interviewed Ashleigh Elvin from the programme office to find out a bit more about her … Continue reading Year of Young People: Ashleigh Elvin