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This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares IT and Telecoms companies in Glasgow and Edinburgh. There are 695 companies in Glasgow and 705 in Edinburgh which is about 50% of the tech companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

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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.

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The infographic covers 283 tech companies that work in the financial services area i.e. 6% 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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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.

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Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 695 Individual Companies based in Glasgow. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

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It's been almost two years since we last published information on Cyber Security Companies. Our last article looked at al the companies with Cyber Security skills on the Company Connecting database. This time we have focused on the 270 Scottish companies with Cyber Security skills. We have almost 4,500 tech companies on our database of which 2,700+ are in Scotland. So about 10% of the Scottish tech companies have some cyber security skills.

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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.

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Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish tech companies with Artificial Intelligence related skills. The infographic covers 182 Individual Companies based in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

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Have you ever thought about running a code sprint or wanted to find out more? Emma Findlow of Wallscope explains how Wallscope's recent event allowed them to explore new ideas and further their product development.

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We’ve all heard of the big names in crowdfunding from BrewDog and Mindful Chef to Monzo and Adzuna.  In general, it is easier to crowdfund a food/drink business, because everyone loves food and drink, but tech companies can crowdfund too. It’s harder, but it is not impossible.

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