Technology - 83 articles

November 27, 2022
IntroductionCompany Connecting works continually to ensure that the data it holds on IT and Telecoms companies is relevant and up to date. This means Company Connecting constantly adds new companies and checks periodically for dissolved and dormant companies.  In its recent research Company Connecting noticed a surge in the creation of IT and Telecoms companies in ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Company Connecting has completed the work identifying the Scottish IT and telecoms companies dissolved between October 2014 and January 2018.  We have retained the information on our database as it provides interesting insights into the type and skills of companies that are dissolved. A few are taken over or merge with other companies but the ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Company Connecting had several responses to a statistic we published on Linkedin on IT and telecoms companies in the Highlands and Islands Enterprise area. We received comments and queries about the information we hold.This latest infographic looks at different aspects of the 163 IT and telecoms companies in the HIE area, including a number of ... Read more
November 27, 2022
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
November 27, 2022
Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England, and companies in the area have registered and updated their Company Connecting profiles. The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the ... Read more
November 27, 2022
The 2018 IT Companies Infographic of skills, sectors, size and location Company Connecting has details of 4,400 IT and telecoms companies, 2,700 of which are in Scotland. The remainder are spread across the UK, with pockets in Cambridgeshire and the North East of England. We also have companies in other countries – the main hotspot ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Making a Difference. What does it mean to you? This is the first article in the Company Connecting ‘Making a Difference’ series. A few years ago we worked with Claire Kinloch and her team at Genoa Black to define our product line and some aspects of the company strategy. Claire, took us through a process ... Read more
November 27, 2022
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. As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to shape and accelerate the way we handle information and process data, this advancement is ... Read more
November 27, 2022
The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. Located in Inverness we found that there was a major barrier for young people entering the workforce in the IT sector within the Highlands due to the size of businesses that operate in ... Read more
November 27, 2022
Sarah Foxley, an ex-heritage professional, was in her 2nd year with The Open University studying Computing and IT when she wrote this article. She provides some real insights as to how we can make a difference by investing in adult education for career changers as well as the younger generation. She is now working a a Scientific ... Read more