Business - 25 articles

June 21, 2024
We look back at what we thought about remote working before Covid The article below was written a few months before Covid hit and changed the way we all lived and worked. At that time we were looking at the opportunities Technology presented for remote working and the ‘Gig’ economy. It is dated – and ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Search for business support services in Scotland – this is a great link to a huge number of business services e.g. graduate placement scheme, grants, energy, self help guides etc. You can also search by geography and sector. Good insight to what is happening and what is available currently in Scotland
June 21, 2024
Cyber security breaches have been on the increase in the past couple years There is no sign of cyber security breaches slowing down as we move deeper into the information age. Nearly half of all UK businesses have reported cyber security breaches in the last 12 months.  But what is cyber security? It can be ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Importance of technology for all businesses In the last two decades there has been an enormous growth and increase in the use of technology. From small to large scale business activities there are tens of thousands of processes that are technology based without which a business would definitely not be able to cope with the ... Read more
June 21, 2024
An article from 2019 on Remote Work Remote work has never been as prevalent as today. Advances in technology make it possible for most office jobs to be done remotely, all you need is a laptop and a decent internet connection. A study led by freelancing platform Upwork found that out of 1000 hiring managers ... Read more
June 21, 2024
It goes without saying that marketing and IT serve different purposes. However, all too often, we are seeing marketing agencies offer services which should really be left to IT companies. This, in turn, becomes a problem for everyone involved as it ends up wasting both the marketing company and their clients’ time as well as ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Social media is a great way for start-ups to communicate and engage with their customers. As a start-up, you have to make sure your social media game is on point, and most importantly in line with your audience. As the world of social media keeps expanding and gaining cultural relevance there are more and more ... Read more
June 21, 2024
All successful startups have one thing in common: they all started with a great idea. An idea that made people’s lives easier, solved people’s problems and/or brought them joy.  Everyone thinks their ideas are great and this is largely due to confirmation bias – “our tendency to search for, interpret, favour, and recall information in ... Read more
June 21, 2024
This weeks guest author is Kevin Oubridge of Accelerated Success. Kevin helps companies foster a culture of effective collaboration within their teams. Poor collaboration in tech project teams is not down to a skills deficitI’ll come straight out and say it to save wasting time. Poor communication and collaboration in your tech project teams is probably down ... Read more
June 21, 2024
Over the past few years, Laurent Mélin-Quinn has built and maintained a list of business and technology events in Scotland. His research contains loads of information i.e. the event title, date, skills, location and sector, from 2016 to 2018. He has very kindly passed this information onto Company Connecting, to continue to develop and publicise ... Read more