Technology is the collection of techniques, methods or processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, etc. or it can be embedded in machines, computers, devices and factories, which can be operated by individuals without detailed knowledge of the workings of such things. We frequently refer to tech companies which can be in different areas e.g. infotech, meditech, pharmatech and so on

Last week Company Connecting provided information on the x number of companies registered between October 2014 and June 2017. The research established that only 11% of the registered companies were ‘real’ i.e. had a web presence. Almost 30% were already dissolved or dormant, and at least 20% were companies for contractors.

Picture of the graph on size of recent Scottish IT companies - part of the infographic for the article Infographic of Scottish IT and Telecoms companies formed between October 2014 and June 2017

In its recent research Company Connecting noticed a surge in the creation of IT and Telecoms companies in the Companies House data, combined with a high level of dissolved companies, and a corresponding reduction in the % of ‘real’ companies i.e. those which have a website rather than contractor companies. This article looks at the information on IT and Telecoms companie available from Companies House and the relationship with real companies.

Graph accompanying the article Are we creating too many technology companies? A look at Scottish It and Telecoms companies

A Company Connecting one minute video which takes a look at the various factors that companies should consider when looking for help with technology.

An Image from the Company Connecting Define Search Match service accompanying the article: How do you take the risk out of  finding the right IT partners?

Technology Companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area

Company Connecting received several responses to a statistic we published on Linkedin on the  IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area. This inspired us to create a new extended infographic to provide  graphs, charts and statistics on the companies

Company Connecting had several responses to a statistic we published on Linkedin on IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area. We received comments and queries about the information we hold.

This latest infographic looks at different aspects of the 163 IT and telecoms companies in the HIE area, including a number of dissolved companies. Companies in the HIE are differ from the Scottish norm in areas such as size, skills and sectors they service.

Word cloud of the towns and cities with IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise area for the article Technology Companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) area

Scottish Digital Marketing Companies: A Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting recently reviewed its database of tech, IT and telecoms companies, along with companies formed in the past three years. There appeared to be a disproportionate number of companies working in ‘Digital Marketing’ which had been created or dissolved.

This inspired us to...

IT and Telecoms companies in North East England: a Company Connecting Infographic

Company Connecting started its research on IT companies in Scotland, and then carried out a review of Cambridgeshire. Recently, we have turned our attention to the North East of England where the tech industry is buzzing. There are loads of IT companies in the area, vibrant universities and...

Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England, and companies in the area have registered and updated their Company Connecting profiles.

The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the DH, DL, NE, SR and TS post codes to identify the companies to include from our database in this infographic. So far, we have information on 182 IT and telecom companies in the NE of England. We expect this number to increase substantially.

Word Cloud of the towns and cities int he NE of England with IT and telecoms companies. Accompanying the article IT and Telecoms companies infographic: North East England

Company Connecting has details of 4,400 IT and telecoms companies, 2,700 of which are in Scotland. The remainder are spread across the UK, with pockets in Cambridgeshire and the North East of England. We also have companies in other countries – the main hotspot is Estonia.

Map of the UK accompanying the article and infographic"Map of the UK IT and Telecoms companies on the Company Connecting "

IT and telecoms companies infographic: skills, sectors, size and location

Company Connecting has carried out a major review of its database. We have added new IT and Telecoms companies, and identified those that have been dissolved over the past three years.

Company Connecting has almost 4,400 companies on its database. We started in Scotland and this is...