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Fairies in the Highlands exist, with the help of Virtual and Augmented Reality

There is just so much going on in the Scottish Highlands. There are a number of companies working in niche areas. Continuing with our Augmented Reality theme, this week we are focussing on two companies based in the Highlands. We take a look at a ‘fairy story’ with the most beautiful art work:...

A further look at Women in Technology

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...

Infographic of IT Companies in the Cambridge Area: Company Connecting Insights.

We completed our research on IT companies registered in the Cambridge / ‘CB’ post code in June this year.  We have 521 companies in the area on Company Connecting. This represents about 15% of the companies on our database. The area around Cambridge is sometimes known as Silicon Fen because of...

Company Connecting Insights: News from Silicon Fen

We interviewed Finn Grimwood to get an idea of IT in Cambridge and the Silicon Fen area.

Silicon Fen is the area around Cambridge which has a cluster of high tech businesses. In our accompanying infographic we provide insights into the 521 IT companies we have on our database in the ‘...

In a Nutshell with David Howarth of iDE8

This weeks Nutshell is David Howarth of iDE8. His company does some pretty interesting stuff which includes exploring the concept of a tricorder. "Trekkies" will know that tricorders are used in the Starfleet to scan and examine living beings as well as recording data and numerous other...

Wisdom Is Earned: highs and lows of going it alone with a small business

James Holland talked with Graham Smith of Wiseman Designs on the highs and lows of going it alone with your own small business. Graham and his partner, Richard started the company in 2011. They saw the potential of Android to be a serious competitor to Apple and Blackberry.

Graham...

New Starts at Company Connecting

Our two interns James Holland, and Jordan Watts started this week. They are both graduates of Aberdeen University and will be helping us with our Web Content and Social Media. We hope they will pick up some valuable skills along the way.

James will be concentrating on helping us with our...

How To Avoid the Five Most Common Blogging Mistakes

Our guest author Sam Dounis, helps businesses to create online content that counts towards their business objectives, connects with their ideal customers, and helps them get chosen. She provides blogging tips and tricks through her blog and newsletter. In her article below she shares five of the...

From Fortran to Apple: Being a Tech Newbie

In the first of a series of articles by Paul Lindop, this week he writes about being a tech newbie: moving from his engineering and Oil & Gas background to be a sweat equity director in an IT/Tech B2B startup, and running a Tech Entrepreneurs Club.

Paul has memories of punch cards and...

IT Companies with Big Data and Analytics skills: Company Connecting Infographic

This week we are looking at 186 companies working in the area of Big Data and Data analytics, complementing our article on Disruptive technologies in the legal sector, and our Nutshell on David Eccles of Wallscope, specialists in Artificial Intelligence and semantic technologies.

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