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

From small to large scale business activities there are tens of thousands of processes that are technology based without which a business would definitely not be able to cope with the current industry trend. A survey that was conducted a few years ago by the US Small Business Administration revealed that almost 75% of small businesses made significant investment in new technologies to meet burgeoning markets and consumer demands. 

A photo of various ways of communicating accompanying the article Technology and Your Business

Want to get involved? What’s new with Company Connecting for 2019

In December 2018 we completed some major pieces of research and are planning our activities for 2019.

Scottish tech Companies

We have brought  all our data on Scottish companies up to date with information on companies created up to the end of 2017. We also have a...

Continuing our series on the Internet of Things our guest author takes a bit of an alternative view!

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the use of intelligently connected devices and systems to leverage data gathered by embedded sensors and actuators in machines and other physical objects? That's a mouthful, right?  So, if you want to succeed in this field, keep reading to find out 8 things you should stop doing immediately!

Image of an octopus with different types of IoT connectors accompany the Company Connecting article Success in IoT - 8 Things to Stop Doing Right now!

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’.