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Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy - this week's infographic on IT companies

This week our infographic is companies in the Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy area. Once again Software Development comes out top with 64 out of the 219 companies having skills in that area. Course Design is in the top 10 with 26 companies and covers all sorts of training. Companies are working...

ZX81, TESLA SP90D, CGI and Dennis Muren - a few of the influences and interests of Andrew Cameron.

Our Nutshell this week is Andrew Cameron of Lockheed Martin. Andrew, like so many of our Nutshells cut his computing teeth on a Sinclair ZX81. He is another Tesla aficionado. One of Andrew's biggest interests is technology and film and he would love to meet Dennis Muren.  Dennis Muren is a...

Anarkik Creations is raising £20,000 via Crowd Funding

One of our Company Connecting members, Anarkik Creations is raising £20,000 via a crowdfunding campaign. Anarkik Creation uses its own technology (Anarkik 3D) to create distinctive and innovative jewellery and accessories. Its creations are distinctive and enables people to express their...

The Company Connecting Startup Series - To pivot or not to pivot

Forget about the bass - it's all about the pivot!

This is the third article in our start up series. Starting a business needs at the very least both an idea and courage. It also needs a certain amount of flexibility to recognise dead ends and opportunities. It's not easy and sometimes...

Games comes top. Which area of Scotland is the subject of this weeks infographic?

The Dundee area is this week's Company Connecting infographic on IT companies. There are 95 companies working in IT of which 74% have less than 20 employees. It's no surprise that Games is the top sector. The Oil & Gas sector comes next reflecting Dundee's proximity to Aberdeen. Once again...

Which IT person connects the Isle of Skye, Beverley Hill 90201 and aromatherapy?

It's Stuart Caddell.

Stuart Caddell of TechPro Consultancy is this week's Nutshell. TechPro helps small companies with their digital requirements and its focus is implementing off the shelf cloud solutions. 

Stuart  also lectures part time at the West Highland College,is a Board...

Good Morning California!!

'Hello to our visitors from the USA! 

We are receiving a number of visits to Company Connecting from the USA, San Francisco in particular, so we thought we would say ‘hello’. Please let us know if there is anything you would like to see on our site related to IT companies, people,...

Oil & Gas is the top sector for IT companies in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. Its no surprise that Oil & Gas is the top sector, but there is a huge diversity in skills, sectors and business focus of the IT companies in the area. Given the current...

Software Development is the top skill again in our Infographic of IT companies in the Inverness area.

Our Inverness infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Inverness area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill (28 companies). Sizewise, 65% of companies have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that IT...

The Startup experience with Company Connecting. Part Two: – Converting Ideas into a Business

Last week I wrote about my heritage and how the idea for Company Connecting began to germinate. This week I am going to continue on the theme of ideas and how you convert an idea into a business.

The first business I set up in 2014 had ‘Converting Ideas into Business’ as its strap...