Big Data

Spotlight on Data at Company Connecting

A series of articles focusing on data from Company Connecting.

Spotlight on Edinburgh: Big Data For Humans

Continuing our Edinburgh theme with Big Data For Humans, a software as a service software provide geared globally towards retail and travel.

Big Data for Humans was founded by Peter Ellen [ previously founder of Fopp - sold to HMV plc and Maxymiser Inc - sold to Oracle] and Steven Rose [ formerly Maxymiser, Inidcia]. We provide SaaS software that helps retail and travel companies around the world understand who their customers are so they can make more money. Clients include Selfridges,Tesco and AirAsia.

This is the Logo for Big Data for Humans accompanying the CC article.

Artificial Intelligence and Related Skills Infographic

Using Company Connecting data to create an infographic of AI companies in the UK

Company Connecting’s Artificial Intelligence Infographic takes a look at the information Company Connecting has on AI companies and their characteristics i.e. skills, size, sectors, and main focus areas. Included in our Artificial Intelligence infographic are companies with related skills including Big Data, Analytics and Machine Learning.

Nicole Blyth is the next of our series on students and recent graduates who are involved in IT in various ways. Nicole set up the social platform RelocateGuru to help people relocate and fit into new areas more quickly. She has learned a huge amount setting up and running the business. The recurring themes are: the importance of planning, market research, knowing your financials inside out and listen to your instincts! 

Photograph of Nicole Blythe owner and founder of RelocateGuru, accompanying the Company Connecting article

This week we are looking at companies working in the area of Big Data and Data analytics, complementing our article on Disruptive technologies in the legal sector, and our Nutshell on David Eccles of Wallscope, specialists in Artificial Intelligence and semantic technologies.

From our database of 3,300+ IT companies, we have identified 186 who have skills in the areas of Big Data and Analytics. These companies have a variety of other skills in the data area e.g. data management, cleansing, business intelligence, big users etc.

Our Nutshell this week, Vino Patel, has adopted a unique and radical approach to Cyber Security. His start-up company, secur-IT-ism, recognises the blend of skills needed to address security cyber security issues. His team includes graduates diagnosed with Aspergers or high functioning autism.  Many cyber adversaries have similar traits - so this is fighting 'like with like'.

Company COnnecting Nutshell. Vinod Patel of Securitism who provides a Managed Security Services Provider as an outsourced on-site service.

In a Nutshell with Vinod Patel of secur-IT-ism

Our Nutshell this week, Vino Patel, has adopted a unique and radical approach to Cyber Security. His start-up company, secur-IT-ism, recognises the blend of skills needed to address security cyber security issues. His team includes graduates diagnosed with Aspergers or high functioning autism.  ...

Cambridge IT Companies

We have published the details of the Cambridgeshire companies we currently have on Company Connecting. We have loaded about half of the companies so far. More than 50% of these companies provide Software Development services, 14 provide Cyber Security and 4 are involved in Big Data....