Technology

Technology is the collection of techniques, methods or processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, etc. or it can be embedded in machines, computers, devices and factories, which can be operated by individuals without detailed knowledge of the workings of such things. We frequently refer to tech companies which can be in different areas e.g. infotech, meditech, pharmatech and so on

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

How to Use the Company Connecting Search

You may have noticed Company Connecting has a search function on our site: here's how you can use it for you business purposes.

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.

Callum Sinclair and Grant McGregor's thoughful view on  technology in the legal profession.

Disruptive technology.  It may sound more from the realm of cyber crime and hackers, but it is precisely this kind of technology which is shaping our culture and transforming the world around us.  

Picture of a robot accompany the article Technology: Disrupting the Legal Profession - written by Callum Sinclair - the impact of technology and artificial intelligence

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 Infographic on Edinburgh Companies with IT and telecoms skills

Edinburgh is the largest tech centre in Scotland followed closely by Glasgow. In our latest infographic we will be diving into the details of the Edinburgh IT and Telecoms Companies. Edinburgh is home to 26% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Where have all the women in technology gone?

When I first started as a trainee programmer in the December 1979, I was a bit of an oddity because I worked in the mysterious world of ‘computing’. I don’t think we used expressions like, ‘technology’, ‘information services’, ‘telecoms’ – it was just all ‘computing’.

I went to see the musical ‘Made in Dagenham’ last night. Not only was it an excellent production by the Lyric Musical Society, but it also left me with a slight feeling of unease.

image of the dagenham women accompanying the article What can we learn from the Dagenham women?

Useful Information and Contacts for Tech Companies

Company Connecting has researched thousands of tech companies, and has developed a network of tech and non tech contacts across its social media. We are working on partnering with companies and putting companies in touch with one another. So that companies can find the right technical partner,...

This weeks guest author is Kevin Oubridge of Accelerated Success. Kevin helps companies foster a culture of effective collaboration within their teams. 

Poor collaboration in tech project teams is not down to a skills deficit

I’ll come straight out and say it to save wasting time. Poor communication and collaboration in your tech project teams is probably down to unhelpful team norms – the way people work together – rather than a communications or any other skills deficit.

image accompanying article Kevin Oubridge with Accelerated Success. 5 hands extended in fists to the center of a desk.