Tom Meade is CIO of Registers of Scotland, and winner of the CIO of the Year award at the UK IT Industry Awards in November.
He was joined the department to help it with its digital transformation, with the aim of becoming fully digital by 2020.
Over the last year, Meade has focused on simplifying the complex and long-running legacy registration processes that Registers of Scotland has been using. He is preparing to launch a land and property hub for Scottish Public sector data, and is examining the potential applications for blockchain.
Algorithms don't know how to say 'the data is not clear' or 'I don't know'
Sixteen-incher would be the biggest MacBook since 17-inch MacBook Pro was binned in 2012
UK invests in blackhole-hunting LIGO facilities in Louisiana and Washington to get an upgrade to 'see' further
Scientists will be able to detect three blackhole collision events in a single day after upgrading work is completed by the mid-2020s
Windows 10 build for the first half of 2020 will require more intensive testing than usual