Company Connecting Blog

IT Companies with Hosting capability: Infographic from Company Connecting

Our infographic this week is IT companies with hosting capability. Out of 3,200+ companies on the Company Connecting database, there are 332 companies that provide some sort of hosting capability; anything from website, to full managed services. Some facts:

  • The top sectors with
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Meet Patrick Howard – Curiosity started his IT journey

Our Nutshell this week is Patrick Howard of Just Computing. The backgrounds and interests of our Nutshells are incredibly varied. There are a few common themes e.g. paper rounds, Aston Martin, Sinclair ZX, and Tesla. Patrick has a couple of these. He also has a background in technology and...

IT Companies with Software Development Skills

Our infographic this week is IT companies who are involved in software development. We have 903 on our database of which 548 are in Scotland. Some facts:

  • The top 3 sectors for software development are: Healthcare, Oil & Gas and Financial Services
  • 53% of software
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Company Connecting has a new look

Company Connecting has a new look and we would love your feedback. Over the past few months we have been working with our developers, Verinote, to make changes to Company Connecting. The improvements mean that IT companies can provide much more details on what they do. This...

IT companies with APP development skills

Our infographic this week is IT companies who are involved in developing APPs. We have 266 on our database of which 211 are in Scotland. Some facts ahead of the infographic:

  • The top 5 sectors for APP Development are: Financial Services, Healthcare, Education, Games, and Oil & Gas
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Getting Company Connecting off the ground with Interface Online. The Startup experience: Part Seven

In this week’s Startup article I write about my experiences working with Interface Online and receiving a grant from the Scottish Funding Council to work with Strathclyde University to move Company Connecting from the idea stage to a prototype. We submitted our application to Interface Online in...

IT companies in the Oil & Gas sector: Infographic from Company Connecting

This week's Company Connecting infographic is IT companies providing products and services within the Oil & Gas sector. There is some interesting information e.g.

  • Out of 3,100+ IT companies on the Company Connecting database, 203 provide services and products to the Oil & Gas
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Pathfinder Accelerator helps save you from the Zombies. Startup series: Part Six

Company Connecting participated in the Pathfinder Accelerator run by Highlands & Islands Enterprise. We recently had our 'final' session and it seems timely to write about the experience. It also complements Mark Gillanders' article on the Value Proposition which we published last week. The...

IT companies in the Healthcare sector: Infographic from Company Connecting

We have completed publishing the details of IT companies in Scotland by region. We will update the details periodically as our database of IT companies expands. Tomorrow we publish an infographic of IT companies providing products and services within the Healthcare sector. There is some...

IT Companies: It's all about the Value Proposition - getting started

Recently I have written about my experiences starting up Company Connecting. A key part of that experience has been developing the Value Proposition which is critical to any business. It is often one of the most challenging aspects of defining your business. I first came across the term when I...