IT Procurement

IT procurement is the series of activities and procedures necessary to acquire information technology (IT) products and services.

IT procurement involves both strategic and administrative responsibilities. Activities may include conducting market research (which Company Connecting can help with), negotiating pricing, establishing terms and conditions for services, resolving invoice discrepancies and communicating the status of purchases with internal customers.

When do you know if you have an IT problem?

The key for any small business is to reduce the risk of experiencing an IT problem that impacts its business.

The key for any small business is to reduce the risk of experiencing an IT problem that impacts its business.

Help! When do you know if you have an IT problem?  Article by Janice Grant Shaw Founder of Company Connecting

Our guest author this week is Graeme Coghill, CTO of Company Connecting. His relationship with his suppliers and his customers helped him through a difficult patch. He points out that '... it’s easy to do business when everything is going well, however when the going gets tough the only thing keeping your business going is the trust and relationships you’ve built up over the years.  

Photograph of Graeme Coghill, author of this aarticle on IT Suppliers and the importance of such a relationship. Graeme is the CTO of Company Connecting

We thought you may like to get an idea of the sizes of the IT companies working in the Healthcare sector and have published this infographic as complementary to yesterday's map.

We have figures for both Scotland and England, but please remember the English data is very limited.

Infographic of IT companies working in the Healthcare sector prepared by Robin Shaw

In Scotland we have companies working in the healthcare sector from Portree in the Isle of Skye to Lauder in the Scottish Borders. 

You will see from the map that we have included the rest of the UK too. We are currently working on the data for English IT companies.

Interactive MAP of IT companies working in the Healthcare Sector in Scotland and England

One minute video demonstrating how to update your Company Connecting User profile

One minute video demonstrating how to update your Company Connecting User profile