Robin Shaw's blog

A look at IT companies in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow

This page covers Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen IT and Telecoms Companies. It provides a summary the skills, business focus and sectors in these cities

Startups and Social Enterprise make a difference

Our new article focuses on making a difference through business. We often hear founders saying "I want to make the world a better place". We take a look at Social Enterprises, what they are and some ways in which they function. A short...

Good Social Networking tools for a new business

There is so much to consider when starting up a business, and so much advice and choice of tools! So, today we take a look at some  tools to help raise the visibility of your startup . We cover four tools to make it easier - see here!...

The Road to Validating Your Startup Idea

All successful startups have one thing in common: they all started with a great idea. 

.... the main cause of startup failure is due to founders coming up with ideas that have no market need, hence the need to validate your idea is real.

Jumpstart takes a look at Artificial Intelligence

Our partner, Jumpstart, takes a look at the application of technologies like Artificial Intelligence to recognise speed signs, work with talking machines and protect our personal and business data. 

Technology continues to accelerate  and innovative companies are buildng new products and...

Scottish IT companies with IoT (Internet of Things) skills

This weeks Infographic covers Scottish Companies with skills in IoT(Internet of Things) and other related areas such as sensiors, RFID, big data nad analytics. IOT is the connection via the internet of various computing devices in everyday objects, allowing them to send and receive data.

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new - it's just more accessible

Mitchell Duncan, a technical analyst at Jumpstart takes a look at IoT.

There is a lot of noise in the press and online media about the Internet of Things (IoT). You may well ask; ‘What is it?’ and ‘What does it mean to to me?’ 

There is nothing new about IoT - it just has a more...

Infographic on Cyber Security Companies compared to Scottish IT Companies

Company Connecting has published a great number of articles and videos on Cyber Security which reflect the many different facets of security today.

Our infographic provides a summary of the type of information we hold at Company Connecting. IT companies with Cyber Security skills tend to...

2018 Infographic on Financial Services Companies Compared to Scottish IT Companies

Financial Services is one of the fastest growing Sectors in Scottish IT companies. In our latest infographic we will be diving into the details of the Financial Services Companies and comparing them with all the Scottish IT companies. 10% of Scottish IT companies have Financial Services as a...

Glasgow and Edinburgh IT companies with IT skills

This week's Company Connecting infographic compares 1400 companies based in Glasgow and Edinburgh i.e. 50% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.