Blog post by Beth Hutchison, Innovation Centre support. In November 2018, my colleague Ranjit Bhatti and I were invited to take part in the Young Scotland Programme. The Young Scotland Programme is a three day course which aims to develop communication skills, build confidence and broaden the intellectual horizons of people in the early years of their careers. The programme lasts three days but it’s … Continue reading My experience at the Young Scotland Programme
Following on from my blog post in September, our Ayr to Zetland Campaign is now well underway. It has been a busy couple of months so far and I’m looking forward to meeting more stakeholders from all over Scotland in the lead up to the festive season. On 25 September, I was lucky enough to travel up to Orkney and Shetland, to attend local faculty … Continue reading From Zetland to Ayr – the first leg of our autumn campaign
Blog post by Jennifer Henderson, the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. At Registers of Scotland, we understand that this is a huge time of change for our organisation and our stakeholders, with the developments that come with our digital transformation reaching each and every one of our customers. For 400 years, we have been testing, evolving and reflecting, and we understand the importance of … Continue reading What to expect from our autumn campaign
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
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?