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Did you know that any company that is striving to take its products and methods above and beyond existing technology is probably doing R&D and may be eligible for R&D tax relief.

In software development the buzz this year is all about AI: 

• The UK government has recently announced an AI Sector Deal

• The EU is throwing its weight behind a similar initiative

Picture of a female robot accompanying the article Jumpstart talks about Artificial Intelligence and R&D Tax Relief

The infographic covers 196 tech companies that work With IoT (internet of things) i.e. 7% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

Snapshot of part of the infographic for the Company Connecting article "Infographic of Scottish companies with  IoT (Internet of Things) and IoT related skills"

The Internet of things (IoT) is the connection via the Internet, of physical objects or ‘things’, i.e., any devices with embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. Each ‘thing’ is uniquely identifiable through its embedded computing system but is able to inter-operate within the existing Internet infrastructure. It is a domain where devices communicate, swap data and respond as they have been programmed to do, largely without human interaction or intervention.

Picture of the words IoT and Internet of Things accompanying the article "What is the Internet of Things - an introduction to IoT"

Company Connecting registered users can use the search facility. Our 30 second video shows users how to login, and then use the search facility. The company names are anonymised - so if you want any help or more information please contact us at support@companyconnecting.com

Image of connected devices and the the letters IoT accompanying the article How to search for information on IoT (Internet of Things) skills

Company Connecting has published a number of articles and videos on Cyber Security which reflect the many different facets of security today.

Our infographic provides a summary of the type of information we hold at Company Connecting. The infographic compares IT companies providing Cyber Security products and services with all the IT & telecoms companies in Scotland.

100 top skills cloud for Cyber Security accompanying the article 2018 Infographic on Cyber Security Companies compared to Scottish IT Companies

This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares  the skills, sectors, age, size, and business focus areas of 289 Scottish IT companies working in the financial / fintech sector with those of the 2,763 Scottish IT companies. IT companies providing services and products into the financial services sector make up 9.5% of the Scottish IT companies.

 

Image of infographic included in article 2018 Infographic on Financial Services Companies Compared to Scottish IT Companies

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.

George Square and Edinburgh Castle

Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 705 Individual Companies based in Edinburgh. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

Edinburgh Castle accompanying th article Infographic on Edinburgh Companies with IT skills

The infographic covers 283 tech companies that work in the financial services area i.e. 6% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

A Illuminated Cityscape of Edinburgh accompanything the article Scottish Financial Services Infographic 2018

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.

image of the dagenham women accompanying the article What can we learn from the Dagenham women?