Disruptive - 8 articles

February 22, 2024
Company Connecting was one of only 7 Scottish companies recently selected in the UKFast 101 Rising Stars: a list made up of companies believed to have the potential to scale up and succeed in the future. This is great recognition of the value of Company Connecting and its established place as the authoritative source of ... Read more
February 22, 2024
Disruptive technology.  It may sound more from the realm of cyber crime and hackers, but it is precisely this kind of technology which is shaping our culture and transforming the world around us. Disruptive technology refers to innovations that go beyond simply improving on the way things are done or on what is already available ... Read more
February 22, 2024
In previous articles I considered the possibility of larger companies engaging with smaller SMEs to address the current shortage in IT skills rather than direct recruitment.  I also covered the difficulties a larger company may experience and the need to consider the management of projects involving multiple companies; something which is common place in large ... Read more
February 22, 2024
This series of articles has considered the ability for large and small companies to collaborate and work together. The reasons for working together are to provide larger companies with access to innovative companies whilst at the same time helping to bridge any skills gaps. Small companies gain by better utilisation of their resources, and the economy gains by ... Read more
February 22, 2024
In last week’s article I considered two of the main difficulties for large and small companies to work together i.e. having the desire to make it work, and finding a means of managing the cross company teams. So, if these difficulties seem insurmountable then the option to get the skills you need (other than company ... Read more
February 22, 2024
In last week’s article I continued to explore the potential for large and small companies to work together for the greater good. In other words collaboration. I identified two of the issues i.e. finding the companies in the first place and then figuring out how to work together. I speak with lots of companies large and ... Read more
February 22, 2024
In last week’s blog I commented on how quickly things change, and used the example of the severe downturn in the Oil & Gas industry: in the space of two years, moving from a requirement of 20,000 additional people in the UK to the loss of thousands of jobs, and the overall negative impact on ... Read more
February 22, 2024
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