Scotland

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

Edinburgh, the country's capital and second-largest city, was the hub of the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century, which transformed Scotland into one of the commercial, intellectual, and industrial powerhouses of Europe. It currently has a vibrant Finance and technology economy and is known for it culture e.g. the Edinburgh Festival and book festival. Glasgow, Scotland's largest city,was once one of the world's leading industrial cities and now lies at the centre of the Greater Glasgow conurbation. The water surrounding Scotland consist of a large sector of the North Atlantic and the North Sea, containing the largest oil reserves in the European Union. This has given Aberdeen, the third-largest city in Scotland, the title of Europe's oil capital.

The Company Connecting Events Directory: Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very kindly passed this information onto Company Connecting, to continue to develop and publicise the directory.

Picture of a crowd of people accompanying the infographic and article "2018 Scottish Business and Tech Events": The Company Connecting Business and Technology events directory

4000 IT Companies: Company Connecting Infographic

Our new series of infographics brings information on the 4,000 IT companies that Company Connecting has researched. Companies also register with us, and extend their profiles. If you are an IT company and not sure whether we have a profile, then please go ahead and register so that we can create...

The Scottish Digital Economy Doesn't Stop at Dundee

Company Connecting disputes the apparent recent implication that Scotland's Digital Economy doesn't exist north of Dundee.

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 infographic covers 196 tech companies that work With IoT (internet of things) i.e. 7% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

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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...

This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares  the skills, sectors, age, size, and business focus areas of 289 Scottish IT companies working in the financial / fintech sector with those of the 2,763 Scottish IT companies. IT companies providing services and products into the financial services sector make up 9.5% of the Scottish IT companies.

 

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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...

Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 705 Individual Companies based in Edinburgh. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

Edinburgh Castle accompanying th article Infographic on Edinburgh Companies with IT skills

2018 Scottish Business and Tech Events: A Company Connecting Directory

The Company Connecting Events Directory: Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very...