Message from the Keeper: October 2018

Customer engagement is a key part of my job as Keeper, and this was well in evidence during October, as I met with stakeholders through more events held as part of our Ayr to Zetland autumn campaign. Over the course of the next couple months I’ll be visiting locations across Scotland, and in the past weeks I’ve followed my first trips to Orkney and Shetland … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: October 2018

From Zetland to Ayr – the first leg of our autumn campaign

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

What to expect from 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

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

What is a plans settler… And how do we map Scotland’s land ownership?

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?

A to Z of Registers of Scotland, showing A for Archives in the centre of the image with other letters surrounding it

#RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!

Following on from the landmark anniversary of the General Register of Sasines in 2017 — celebrating 400 years of land registration in Scotland — we want to continue sharing what makes our organisation unique. To highlight our talented teams, business transformation and the digital services we’re developing for people of Scotland, we’re launching a new digital campaign: #RegistersAtoZ. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing … Continue reading #RegistersAtoZ: Who we are, from Archives to Zetland!