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Why we test: The Software Testing Dilemma

In the first article from Dave Kelly and his team at 2i Testing, we looked at taking an idea from conception to reality, the importance of engaging with the right suppliers, and the need for testing. This second article takes a look at why testing is so important.

Idea to Reality: Engage with suppliers and test, test, test

Testing is an integral part of delivering any piece of software and yet its importance is often overlooked and not considered as an integral part of the project from the start. In ‘traditional’ software developments, testing is generally about 25% to 33% of the total project. This covers module...

10 points to consider when thinking about your company’s IT Security

"The human element is the most common vector for an attacker, an educated or trained end-user is an asset to any organisation when he or she takes proactive steps to alert security personnel." (Hummel.R, 2017)

Lewis Stewart continues the Forfusion series with a pragmatic look at...

Company Connecting has information on 4,000 IT companies: Insights

Company Connecting will be publishing a new series of infographics and information on IT companies and the tech industry. We have almost 4,000 IT companies on our database and have companies throughout the world. The majority are in the UK: 2427 in Scotland, and 1,400 in the rest of the UK. Our...

GDPR Expert – The New Snake Oil Sales Man?

Anthony McMenzie of Forfusion provides a pragmatic approach to the General Data Protection  Regulation (GDPR). 

There is no shortage of GDPR 'expertise' out there. Google returns thousands of articles on GDPR. However, many of those look at the more negative aspects. Sean's helpful...

Getting more women into STEM. Can Open University help?

This week we continue our student and graduate series. We interviewed Denise Arkley, one of the management team at Hatstand Nelly. Denise has done many different things over the years. She is now relishing the challenge of studying for a Diploma in Computing & IT with Open University. Last...

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...

When do you know if you have an IT problem?

The key for any small business is to reduce the risk of experiencing an IT problem that impacts its business.

Interview with Liam Simpson: Company Connecting's Digital Marketing Intern

Interview with Liam Simpson, RGU student / CC Marketing intern: discussing the benefits of student placements and stepping into the unknown.

Concentration of IT Companies In Scotland by Council Area

For the first time we bring you the spread of IT companies by council area.