Software Development - 18 articles

September 27, 2022
This infographic takes a look at companies in Scotland that work with Internet of Things, Financial Services and Software Development. You can click on each tab to compare the company areas and get some insights into the makeup of the Scottish Tech market. We will be publishing our innovation index later this year and expect ... Read more
September 27, 2022
This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares IT and Telecoms companies in Glasgow and Edinburgh. There are 695 companies in Glasgow and 705 in Edinburgh which is about 50% of the tech companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland. In the infographic below you can use the tabs ... Read more
September 27, 2022
We have updated our infographic on Edinburgh IT and telecoms companies. The previous Edinburgh infographic  was published in February 2017 and we looked at companies in the City of Edinburgh council area. This time we take a look at 705 Individual companies registered in Edinburgh i.e. 26% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed ... Read more
September 27, 2022
We have updated our infographic on tech companies that have software skills. The last Software Development infographic was published in May 2016 and provided information on 903 IT companies. Company Connecting now has profiles for 4,400+ tech companies, of which 1,790 (932 in Scotland) have software skills. Some quick stats on the 1790 companies: 65% ... Read more
September 27, 2022
We continue our series on R&D Tax relief with an article from our guest author,Mark Westwood of Jumpstart. He asks the question “Is the UK’s tech sector missing out on R&D tax relief?” The UK’s technology sector is widely acknowledged as one of the fastest growing areas of the economy, with Prime Minister Theresa May ... Read more
September 27, 2022
Last week Company Connecting provided information on 2425 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. It was evident that the number of tech ... Read more
September 27, 2022
Our guest author this week, Dave Kelly of 2i Testing, looks at what it means to be agile. Are you really as agile as you think you are? So, you think you’re agile?  It always surprises us the number of companies that claim they’re ‘agile’ when the facts suggest otherwise. They claim to be agile ... Read more
September 27, 2022
In the second of our series from Dave Kelly and his team at 2iTesting we take a look at the “The Software Testing Dilemma”What do you want? Speed or quality? The two are not mutually exclusive, however, they do have an impact on each other, so a balance must be struck. Ask yourself the following: How quickly do we want ... Read more
September 27, 2022
This weeks guest article was written by 2i’s  test consultancy team with input from Dave Kelly and provides an insight into selecting your supplier and ensuring that testing is an integral part of your project from the start. Idea to Reality – The Supplier Minefield“We need an app/website/Internet of Thingamajigs Alexa VR experience!” was the cry from the board room. ... Read more
September 27, 2022
Hi Alex, firstly could you tell us a little about you and your partners at Stepsize’s background?Sure. There are four co-founders at Stepsize; Nicolas Omeyer (in charge of Product), Matt (our CTO) and Jared (in charge of Front-end dev & Design), and myself (CEO). Nick, Matt and Jared all studied Mathematics at UCL. Jared earned ... Read more