Company Connecting Blog

Where have all the women in technology gone?

When I first started as a trainee programmer in the December 1979, I was a bit of an oddity because I worked in the mysterious world of ‘computing’. I don’t think we used expressions like, ‘technology’, ‘information services’, ‘telecoms’ – it was just all ‘computing’.

Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

While Edinburgh is often seen as the biggest player in Scotland’s tech industry, Glasgow offers a large, growing and crucially interesting tech/IT scene. In our latest infographic, Glasgow is home to 25% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Some quick stats on the 695 Glasgow...

Useful Information and Contacts for Tech Companies

Company Connecting has researched thousands of tech companies, and has developed a network of tech and non tech contacts across its social media. We are working on partnering with companies and putting companies in touch with one another. So that companies can find the right technical partner,...

Scottish IT Companies: Cyber Security Infographic 2018

Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish tech companies with Cyber Security  related skills. The infographic covers 270 companies based in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on almost 4,500 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

Team dynamics and the Importance of Listening

This weeks guest author is Kevin Oubridge of Accelerated Success . He  takes a look at an ongoing problem with tech teams -  how do you to get your tech team to communicate and collaborate effectively.

Scottish Artificial Intelligence Infographic

The latest Company Connecting infographic provides graphics on 186 Scottish Tech companies that have Artificial Intelligence related skills. 

These companies are part of 4,437 tech companies researched by Company Connecting. We have published many different ...

Emma Findlow from Wallscope on Code Sprints

So what is a code sprint and what benefits could it bring to your business? Emma Findlow of Wallscope explains, and outlines the benefits and outcomes of Wallscope's most recent sprint event. This focused on turning infORmation from anonymised medical documents and NHS open data into a visual...

Infographic of 932 Scottish Software Development companies

Software Development is the top ‘skill’ among the 4,428 tech companies researched by Company Connecting. We have published many different infographics for various demographics, skills and sectors. Software Development repeatedly comes out as the top skill.l.

The Start Up Series by Company Connecting

Insights into starting a company - one woman's experience. These articles were all written by Company Connecting director Janice Grant Shaw and draw upon her own experience in establishing Company Connecting. You can read about the journey from a background in farming and whisky to fighting...

How can I crowdfund my tech company?

Jes Bailey is an expert in crowdfunding. She helps entrepreneurs raise money for their businesses and projects and has an amazing 80% success rate in getting the funding.

So how easy is it for a tech company to crowdfund? Jes describes the difference between reward and equity funding and...