Making a Difference

Making a Difference is often a key driver for people involved in technology, but what does it mean.  Does this mean that commercial reality takes second place? Is this part of entrepreneurship or does it apply in large commercial organisations too. This Company Connecting series of articles takes a look at What Making a Difference means across a cross section of people. If you would like to contribute to the series please contact us.

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...

Continuing our 'Making a Difference' series, Scott Petrie of Analysis Logic describes the help he provides to a company which resulted in reducing costs and streamlining the technology structure.

At the start of this “Making a Difference” series of articles, Janice asked whether commercial concerns and ‘making a difference’ are compatible or mutually exclusive.  I think they are compatible and believe the best results always come from those who think about the bigger picture, and not the immediate gain.

Picture of money and the word 'costts' accompanying the article: The Reality of Making a Difference - it can reduce costs and increase efficiency. Continuing our 'Making a Difference' series, Scott Petrie of Analysis Logic describes the help he provide to a company which resulted in reducing costs and streamlinign the technology structure.    At the start of this “Making a Difference” series of articles, Janice asked whether commercial concerns and ‘making a difference’ are compatible or mutually exclusive

Making a Difference. What does it mean to you?

This is the first in the ‘Making a Difference’ series. Various authors will present their perspective on ‘What Making a Difference’ means to them, their experiences, and guidance to others

Making a Difference. What does it mean to you?

This is the first article in the Company Connecting ‘Making a Difference’ series. Click on the link to read more  .... and if  you would like to contribute, please contact us.

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Making a Difference: What Inspires you?

Company Connecting is preparing its publishing schedule for the ‘Making a Difference’ series.  At the start of month, Janice Grant Shaw of Company Connecting received a great response from a number of people on the potential for the series. Janice, will start the series with a look at what ‘...

Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with The Apprentice Store

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

David is Managing Director of the Apprentice Store. He found that that it was more difficult for...

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

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Why career changers are just as important as the next generation by Sarah Foxley

We start the year with an article by Sarah Foxley, an ex-heritage professional who is now in her 2nd year with The Open University studying Computing and IT. She provides some real insights to how we can make a difference by investing in adult education for career changes as well as the younger...

We start 2018 with an article by Sarah Foxley, an ex-heritage professional who is now in her 2nd year with The Open University studying Computing and IT. She provides some real insights as to how we can make a difference by investing in adult education for career changers as well as the younger generation.

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Company Connecting: Making a Difference

Information Technology and everything associated with IT covers a huge range of disciplines and sectors. Every company makes use of technology in some way. It is interesting to hear other peoples views of companies and people that work in the tech sector. Technology is not just about geeks...