Company Connecting Blog

An Interview with Graeme Gordon of IFB

Continuing the theme of technology in Oil & Gas, Company Connecting spoke with Graeme Gordon of IFB. We asked him about his work Oil and Gas, the downturn, changes in the industry and any predictions he has on the impact of technology on the sector. Last...

An Interview with Ian Watt of The Data Lab

Today we have a great interview with Ian Watt of The Data Lab and Code the City. He talks about his passion for data and the factors which inspired him to set up the...

A fresh look at Oil and Gas in 2019

Earlier in the week Company Connecting published an infographic on 289 IT and telecoms companies providing products and services to the Oil & Gas sector.  From 2008 to the summer of 2014 the oil price was...

Insights into 289 tech companies working in the Oil & Gas Sector

In our first infographic  of 2019, we take a look at 289 IT and telecoms companies working in the Oil & Gas sector. Things have been pretty turbulent in the Oil & Gas sector in recent years. All...

A look at Conversational AI with Angus Addlesee: Making a Difference

So what is conversational AI? 

We talk to Angus Addlesee about the work he is doing for his PhD in Conversational AI and its relation to healthcare. Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant are all conversational aids as are programs like chatbots. Converstional AI is any software that...

How Big Data can help your company

Companies of all shapes and sizes are collecting and storing data from their customers. Data has become a powerful asset with the ability to bring about digital innovations as well as improving current products and services. With the buzz of new GDPR regulations trying to limit businesses’ use...

Five ways to help grow your startup

Growth can be essential to new start-up businesses. Budgets and resources can be very low, especially when compared to larger companies - there may not even be a budget! Continuing with our start up series, we take a look at some of the ways a smaller business can manage its resources and...

5 startups trying to change the world for the better

Company Connecting takes a look at  five start-ups that are trying to have a positive impact on the world. These five startups work in everything from renewable energy to a company that...

Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

While Edinburgh is often seen as the biggest player in Scotland’s tech industry, Glasgow offers a large, growing and crucially interesting tech/IT scene. In our latest infographic, Glasgow is home to 25% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Some quick stats on the 695 Glasgow...

Five great communication tools for business

Startups (and other organisations) frequently work with a number of different people, and in many different places e.g. home offices, hot desk facilities, trains, cafes etc. Communication tools can really help this 'flexible' working approach.

File organisation, instant messaging, time...