Moving to the cloud: five lessons learned

In 2019, Registers of Scotland (RoS) set out a transformative strategy outlining why registration should be moved to the cloud. In this blog – which is the second in a short series about our cloud journey – our Head of IT Service Paul Christie sets out lessons learned so far. Moving to the cloud is a significant undertaking for any business and one which has … Continue reading Moving to the cloud: five lessons learned

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

Message from the Keeper: April 2019

April was a special month, as it marked one year for me as Keeper of the Registers of Scotland. It’s been an eventful and exciting year, and I’m looking forward to working with stakeholders in the year ahead. Committee engagement and corporate plan In my last blog I discussed my appearance at the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee, and this month we … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: April 2019

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

Stakeholder engagement at RoS: Improving advance notices and our land registration application form

Whether it’s the Keeper speaking to solicitors or our customer relationship managers and customer service experts handling specific enquiries, effective collaboration with stakeholders is a cornerstone of our work at RoS. One such channel that’s particularly important is our regular interaction with the Professional Support Lawyers (PSL) group. They represent a valuable way for RoS to gain an understanding of the issues that matter to … Continue reading Stakeholder engagement at RoS: Improving advance notices and our land registration application form

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