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Steve Ross of Shackleton Technologies: In a Nutshell

Steve Ross of Shackleton Technologies is the subject of this weeks nutshell. Steve is Managing Director of Shackleton Technologies, an IT Managed Services Provider headquartered in Dundee and offices...

Continuation of our "in a nutshell" series with Sornia-Alexandra Tocaci of Endava

We continue our Romanian series with a 'Nutshell' from  Sorina-Alexandra Tocaci of ...

A quick look at the IT market in Romania

Our Company Connecting intern Delia Bulgaru is from Romania. She has spoken wiht tech people in Romania and carried out research into the development of technology in Romaina.

Romania has a long history with computing being one of the first countries to manufacture electronic computers....

5 startups trying to change the world for the better

Company Connecting takes a look at  five start-ups that are trying to have a positive impact on the world. These five startups work in everything from renewable energy to a company that...

Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

While Edinburgh is often seen as the biggest player in Scotland’s tech industry, Glasgow offers a large, growing and crucially interesting tech/IT scene. In our latest infographic, Glasgow is home to 25% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Some quick stats on the 695 Glasgow...

Five great communication tools for business

Startups (and other organisations) frequently work with a number of different people, and in many different places e.g. home offices, hot desk facilities, trains, cafes etc. Communication tools can really help this 'flexible' working approach.

File organisation, instant messaging, time...

Remote work and the benefits

Company Connecting thrives by using remote workers with niche expertise. We look at some of the facets that make this an increasingly common trend.

Products such as Skype and Google Drive make communication and sharing of projects easier than ever before.

New programs come out...

5 Scottish Startups to watch in 2019

Company Connecting takes a look at  five really interesting technology Scottish startups - our Top five for 2019. Scotland has been the origin of some great tech companies such as Rockstar North (valued at $2.59 billion in 2015) and...

Insights on Scottish tech companies formed in the recent years

Company Connecting researched 5,000 Scottish tech companies registered with Companies House between October 2014 and December 2017. We have created a database with a considerable amount of data which we use to gain insights into these new Scottish tech companies. This complements our existing...

Recent Changes at Google: HTTP & HTTPS

Google recently announced that it would make all plain HTTP pages on the web “not secure”. But what does this mean? What is the difference between HTTP and HTTPS and how can one make sure to comply with Google’s policies? We take a look at this in this article, as well as recent changes at...