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In a Nutshell: Robin Prior MD of Abergower, specialists in 3D Printing & Document Scanning

We are bringing back our “In a Nutshell” series where we ask entrepreneurs and business people a series of questions to get an idea of what makes them tick.

This week the spotlight is on Robin Prior who started out as a trainee salesman for Tandy TRS80 series. Today he is Managing...

Are you a student, apprentice, intern or recent graduate?

The ability to use and work with technology is becoming more and more important. It’s important to attract young people into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and also provide flexibility within education to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to think about...

What do you want to know about IT Companies?

We are working on a new set of infographics based on the information we have researched on 4,000 IT companies on our database. Previously we have published information mainly related to Scotland. We would like your input on the information you would like to see about IT companies and skills.

Wi-Fi Security – Krack Wifi Vulnerabilty

This is the third in the series of articles from security experts Forfusion. Over the past few weeks we have taken a look at GDPR  and points to consider when thinking about your company’s IT Security. This week’s article is continues with the security theme. Anthony McMenzie takes a  look at Wi...

Why we test: The Software Testing Dilemma

In the first article from Dave Kelly and his team at 2i Testing, we looked at taking an idea from conception to reality, the importance of engaging with the right suppliers, and the need for testing. This second article takes a look at why testing is so important.

Idea to Reality: Engage with suppliers and test, test, test

Testing is an integral part of delivering any piece of software and yet its importance is often overlooked and not considered as an integral part of the project from the start. In ‘traditional’ software developments, testing is generally about 25% to 33% of the total project. This covers module...

10 points to consider when thinking about your company’s IT Security

"The human element is the most common vector for an attacker, an educated or trained end-user is an asset to any organisation when he or she takes proactive steps to alert security personnel." (Hummel.R, 2017)

Lewis Stewart continues the Forfusion series with a pragmatic look at...

Company Connecting has information on 4,000 IT companies: Insights

Company Connecting will be publishing a new series of infographics and information on IT companies and the tech industry. We have almost 4,000 IT companies on our database and have companies throughout the world. The majority are in the UK: 2427 in Scotland, and 1,400 in the rest of the UK. Our...

GDPR Expert – The New Snake Oil Sales Man?

Anthony McMenzie of Forfusion provides a pragmatic approach to the General Data Protection  Regulation (GDPR). 

There is no shortage of GDPR 'expertise' out there. Google returns thousands of articles on GDPR. However, many of those look at the more negative aspects. Sean's helpful...

Getting more women into STEM. Can Open University help?

This week we continue our student and graduate series. We interviewed Denise Arkley, one of the management team at Hatstand Nelly. Denise has done many different things over the years. She is now relishing the challenge of studying for a Diploma in Computing & IT with Open University. Last...