Technology - 95 articles

June 22, 2024
We continue our 2019 infographic series on tech companies with a look at 485 tech companies that have skills in security / infosec. Company Connecting has details of 4,700 tech companies on its database of which 3,000 are in Scotland. So about 10% of the tech companies have some cyber security /infosec skills. We always find Cyber ... Read more
June 22, 2024
By the end of the 1950s, Romania was one of  only eight countries who managed to create an electronic computer. As a communist country, the state supported the IT field as it was in a continuous competition with the other “imperialist” countries. The year of 1989 put the freshly democratised Romania in a situation where smugglers ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Artificial Intelligence – what is it all about – I feel a song coming on! Our guest author, Antero Duarte takes a wry and somewhat insightful look into the world of all things AI. Take it away Antero……………or should that be Siri, Hal, or even Holly…………? Unless you live under a rock, you have been constantly bombarded on allfronts about Artificial Intelligence (even in ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Artificial Intelligence – it’s everywhere whether you know it or not Artificial Intelligence is becoming more and more prevalent in our everyday lives, from chatbots to voice-controlled virtual assistants such as Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. We are in the midst of a digital revolution which is ever more dependent on AI-powered applications. 61% of companies ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Company Connecting asked Graeme Gordon of IFB for his views on technology in the Oil & Gas sector and the impact of the recent downturn. Graeme provides some great insights including a comparison between transferring Oil & Gas assets with transferring Ronaldo! A bit about youI am a qualified Electronics Engineer and the first part ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Earlier this week Company Connecting published an infographic which looks at 289 IT and telecoms companies providing services and products to the Oil & Gas sector. More than half of these companies are in the Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshireshire council areas. The industry is of huge importance to the North East of Scotland. In conjunction with the infographic we are publishing ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. There are 284 companies in the area, which is very high given the population size. 65% of companies have less than 10 employees, and 20% have more than 20 employees.Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill ... Read more
June 22, 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 22, 2024
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
June 22, 2024
Scotland has a rich history when it comes to entrepreneurship, with hundreds of successful start-ups starting their journey in the highlands. Shaped by entrepreneurs such as Andrew Carnegie who revolutionised the American steel industry, Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone, Brian Souter who founded the StageCoach group,  Lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone or Peter Cashmore ... Read more