Technology - 95 articles

July 22, 2024
Google recently announced that it would make all plain HTTP pages on the web “not secure”. But what does this mean? What is the difference between HTTP and HTTPS and how can one make sure to comply with Google’s policies? We take a look at this in this article, as well as recent changes at ... Read more
July 22, 2024
Company Connecting has completed a major piece of research on Scottish technology companies formed between September 2014 and December 2017. We based our research on the Scottish companies registered at Companies House with a SIC code classification  which indicated some sort of IT, software or telecoms activity. This article complements our previous article on the ... Read more
July 22, 2024
Continuing our series on the Internet of Things our guest author Dominc Wolf takes a bit of an alternative view! The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the use of intelligently connected devices and systems to leverage data gathered by embedded sensors and actuators in machines and other physical objects? That’s a mouthful, right?  So, ... Read more
July 22, 2024
Company Connecting continues its infographic series with a look at the tech companies working in the area of IoT (Internet of Things). We have included IoT related skills i.e., Big Data, and Analytics Skills.The infographic provides information on 196 Scottish IT and telecoms companies that provide products and / or services relating to IoT i.e. 7% of the IT and ... Read more
July 22, 2024
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
July 22, 2024
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
July 22, 2024
I went to see the musical ‘Made in Dagenham’ last night. Not only was it an excellent production by the Lyric Musical Society, but it also left me with a slight feeling of unease. It sums up the politics and the culture of the late 1960’s brilliantly and of course given the subject matter of ... Read more
July 22, 2024
Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish tech companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 695 Individual Companies based in Glasgow i.e. 25% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland. Some quick stats on ... Read more
July 22, 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
July 22, 2024
R&D tax credits are an invaluable financial aid that can provide a lifeline for those in the manufacturing and engineering sectors, but is often overlooked by those operating in fields where their eligibility is not quite so obvious. Companies can avoid missing out on potential returns or over-claiming by seeking professional advice. An accurate claim requires ... Read more