Company Connecting Blog

What does silence mean to you? Startup Series part 12

What does silence mean to you and can you bear it?

Startup founders are ultra busy in the early days and bombarded with many activities, meetings, people, networking, selling, social media. Finding silence can help with putting things into perspective. The productivity of silence is the...

LinkyBrains in North East Scotland

Are you a LinkyBrain? Based in North East Scotland - or Scotland?

LinkyBrains is a movement to connect people who think a bit differently. They may be misunderstood, frustrated and can appear abrupt or even rude at times. They have an ability to see or understand things – but when called...

Scottish Digital Marketing Companies: A Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting recently reviewed its database of tech, IT and telecoms companies, along with companies formed in the past three years. There appeared to be a disproportionate number of companies working in ‘Digital Marketing’ which had been created or dissolved.

This inspired us to...

When should you start thinking about Social media for your business? Right at the outset!

In this article, Janice Grant Shaw provides some insights into her experience with social media in the early stages of Company Connecting. She looks at where social media fits in during the early startup stage of a company.

The means of marketing a business has changed substantially over...

IT and Telecoms companies in North East England: a Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting started its research on IT companies in Scotland, and then carried out a review of Cambridgeshire. Recently, we have turned our attention to the North East of England where the tech industry is buzzing. There are loads of IT companies in the area, vibrant universities and...

IT and telecoms companies infographic: skills, sectors, size and location

Company Connecting has carried out a major review of its database. We have added new IT and Telecoms companies, and identified those that have been dissolved over the past three years.

Company Connecting has almost 4,400 companies on its database. We started in Scotland and this is...

In a Nutshell with John Gillies of Clark IT

What's the connection between BT Internet, Michael Hutchence, and the Dounreay nuclear plant? john's nutshell provides an insight into the man himself. The main issue he is currently addressing is the increased workload beccause of the introduction of the General Data Protecion Regularion (GDPR...

The Reality of Making a Difference - it can reduce costs and increase efficiency

Our latest guest author in 'The Making a Difference' series is Scott Petrie of Analysis Logic. Scott considers the question posed in the initial article “Are commercial concerns and the desire to make a difference mutually exclusive”. Scott believes they are compatible. He provides insights into...

Are you as agile as you think you are?

In the third article from our guest author, Dave Kelly of 2i Testing, Dave takes a look at the meaning of......... Agile. 

The term' Agile' is frequently used for managing projects and developing software - but are companies truly agile?

Dave looks at what it means to be agile. Are...

Scottish Games Companies: Company Connecting Infographic

In our latest infographic we take a look at companies working in the Games Sector in Scotland. The infographic includes information on sectors, skills, age, and location via graphs, word clouds and a map.

The size of the companies is similar to the Scottish norm i.e. 82% have less than 20...