Scott Logic wins £9 million contract with HM Land Registry
UK software consultant Scott Logic has signed a new two-year deal with the HM Land Registry. The contract will allow the company to assist the central government department with a digital transformation program of its customer service.
The HM Land Registry (HMLR) is responsible for more than £ 7 trillion in land and property ownership in the UK. Although it has a heritage spanning more than 150 years, its main focus is now on the future, as it aims to become the world’s leading property registrar with an open approach to data. To achieve this, it aims, in particular, to improve the automation of citizen-oriented HMLR systems.
To monitor the transformation process, HMLR has selected Scott Logic. The company has a reputation for delivering complex digital transformation. Scott Logic will be responsible for providing a range of software delivery features to complement and expand the authority’s capabilities, covering DevOps architecture, front and back development, testing, and features. The consultancy will also share responsibility for planning and the scope of service delivery.
Alistair Hayter, Head of Software Development, HM Land Registry, said: “HM Land Registry wants to accelerate its digital transformation. We needed a partner who understands the challenges of complex digital transformation, integrates with many different services and work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams and from various vendors “.
Work on the project began in early 2022, with a phase of discovery and mobilization. Scott Logic worked with HMLR stakeholders to understand the current landscape of the digital data and technology portfolio (DDaT), while identifying key strategic goals and objectives. As a result, Scott Logic has incorporated a variety of experienced technology teams to work with HMLR in the next delivery phase, focusing on agile key automation delivery and efficiency gains in critical HMLR systems. internal and external.
Andy Hickman, head of consulting for Scott Logic’s Bristol wing, said: “We have a strong track record of working with government departments and are delighted to have been selected to help HM Land Registry review its customer-oriented services. We have always invested heavily in the learning and development of our staff, making sure we offer consistently high quality service.
Scott Logic has six offices in the UK, employing more than 400 technology providers such as architecture and technical strategy, custom software development and data engineering. The company is no stranger to public sector work, as it has also provided customer-oriented data services to the Department of Labor and Pensions and the Scottish Government.
Earlier this year, Scott Logic tried to build strong demand by moving to a new headquarters. Headquartered in the Lumen Building, home of the Newcastle Helix business initiative, the new premises will help the company boost its sustainability drive, as well as equip it for hybrid work.