Training

Training is the action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behaviour.

Company Connecting spotlight on e-learning and edtech

There is loads of information on ‘Fintech’ and its impact. However there are other areas where technology is making a very significant impact: e-learning / training, sometimes known as edtech, and healthcare or digital healthcare. Over the next few months we will publish articles on the impact...

A general introduction to the potential of e-learning. Future articles will examine specific areas of technology in education e.g. e-learning, use of augmented reality, STEM, distance learning.

e-learning image. This article is a general introduction to technology and e-learning.

One of the fastest growing areas in IT and tech, E-Learning, Training & Education is a wide field made up of diverse skills.

The scale of the E-learning industry is widely recognised, but to understand the details of the mix of companies that make up this industry in Scotland it is essential to look at the Company Connecting Scottish E-Learning, Training & Education Infographic. This was created using Company Connecting data, the only comprehensive collection of data on all IT companies in Scotland; and therefore the information in the Company Connecting infographic cannot be found anywhere else.

Graduate Series: An Interview with Lyndsey Jenkins of Edinburgh Napier

Lyndsey is a PhD student at Edinburgh Napier University whose research explores whether & how workplace learning can be used to enhance innovation capability.

Lyndsey Jenkins is a PhD student at Edinburgh Napier University whose research explores whether and how workplace learning can be used to enhance individual innovation capability. Lyndsey has a  background in Psychology with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (Northumbria University) and a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychopathology (Durham University). You can read a little about her studies and her student experience in her full interview here: 

Image of Lyndsey Jenkins accompanying the article Graduate Series: An Interview with Lyndsey Jenkins of Edinburgh Napier

Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy - this week's infographic on IT companies

This week our infographic is companies in the Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy area. Once again Software Development comes out top with 64 out of the 219 companies having skills in that area. Course Design is in the top 10 with 26 companies and covers all sorts of training. Companies are working...

This week we bring you Greig Ewen of Solutions Aberdeen. Greig is in charge of Training Operations and Business Development. He would like to have met Robin Williams, and take a drive in a Porsche Carrera GT4 RS. He has passion for developing the business and growing his own skills.

In a Nutshell with Greig Ewen. Photo is of Hawaii where Greig took a helicopter trip and saw where Jurassic World was filmed

What do the Hilton Treetops, Jurassic World and a Porsche Carrera GT4 RS have in common?

What do the Hilton Treetops, Jurassic World and a Porsche Carrera GT4 RS have in common?

All will be explained in our nutshell this coming Monday when you can read all about Greig Ewen of Solutions Aberdeen.

Read this week's nutshell with Szymon Szymczyna, founder of Devbar and...

Read all about Suzanne Bergfeldt, Vantage POB trainer extraordinaire. What an interesting journey from a ZX Spectrum via hairdressing and Microsoft to setting up her own training business as the specialists in Vantage POB Consultancy and Training.

A theme is developing in our Nutshells - early interest in some sort of technology, diversifying into all sorts of interests and careers, and culminating in either working fully in IT or setting up a business.

Suzanne Bergfeldt - Vantage POB trainer extraordinaire!

 IT is in his DNA!

Mike has worked in large IT companies for more than 20 years. He set up Chanonry Consulting in 2014 to provide business devleopment support, marketing, channel strategy and training/enablement advice to IT resellers, vendors and customers.

Mike Plested - transition from multi national to SME