Technology

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

Company Connecting has recently carried out a major review of its data. 

Company Connecting is increasing its geographical range, and as can be seen from the word cloud in the infgographic below, we now have a significant number of companies in the UK and overseas. The North East of England features particularly strongly and future infographics will concentrate on the Newcastle, Sunderland and Gateshead area which has a vibrant IT industry.

A word cloud of the Company Connecting IT and telecom companies by country from the infographic for "2018 IT Companies Infographic of skills, sectors, size and location"

More than 15% (383) of the Scottish IT / tech companies on the Company Connecting database provide network and telecommunications services. There are huge variations in the companies and they services the provide. 

Wordcloud of tech skills accompanying the article Network and Telecoms Companies: Company Connecting Infographic

Making a Difference. What does it mean to you?

This is the first article in the Company Connecting ‘Making a Difference’ series. Click on the link to read more  .... and if  you would like to contribute, please contact us.

A moonshot photo accompany the Company Connecting article Are commercial concerns and the desire to make a difference mutually exclusive?

How are the banking and legal sectors embracing AI and document automation software?

Greig Duncan of HotDocs Group (an AbacusNext company) looks at the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on document automation software in the banking and legal sectors.

AI has advanced significantly in recent years. Initially the introduction of AI was viewed suspiciously – its...

Whether we like it or not, we are moving towards a more seamlessly automated era in both business and domestic life – with technology such as Amazon’s Echo “Alexa” already becoming part of daily routines.

Image of handshake - robot and human accompanying the article How are the banking and legal sectors embracing Artificial Intelligence and document automation software?

Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with The Apprentice Store

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

David is Managing Director of the Apprentice Store. He found that that it was more difficult for...

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

Image accompanying the article Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with the Apprentice Store

Company Connecting: Making a Difference

Information Technology and everything associated with IT covers a huge range of disciplines and sectors. Every company makes use of technology in some way. It is interesting to hear other peoples views of companies and people that work in the tech sector. Technology is not just about geeks...

Meet the Italians: Cristian Ranallo of siHealth

 “In a Nutshell” series where we ask entrepreneurs and business people a series of questions to get an idea of what makes them tick.

Our focus this week is on 'The Italians' - we have set up an Italian page to help connect Scottish and Italian companies. We feature Cristian Ranallo, the...

Glasgow IT Companies: The Company Connecting 4000 infographic series

This week our infographic summarises the skills, sectors, size etc. of IT companies registered or with a base in Glasgow. Last week we took a look at all the 4,000 IT companies – which sets a benchmark to compare the Glasgow data against.

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