Technology is the collection of techniques, methods or processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, etc. or it can be embedded in machines, computers, devices and factories, which can be operated by individuals without detailed knowledge of the workings of such things. We frequently refer to tech companies which can be in different areas e.g. infotech, meditech, pharmatech and so on

This week and next we are concentrating on what is happening in the Aberdeen area.  We are taking a closer look at the data we have in the Company Connecting database and publishing several ‘Nutshells’ on some interesting entrepreneurs working in technology.

Autumn picture of the RGU campus accompanying the article What is happening in Aberdeen? Loads  of interesting technology.

The subject of our infographic this week is IT companies who work in the SEO space. It accompanies our interactive map showing where these companies are located.  Of the 3,300+ IT companies on Company Connecting, 256 have SEO skills. 

Word Cloud of all the skills that IT Companies with SEO skills have

This weeks' Nutshell is Patrick Howard of Just Computing, a specialist Cloud Services provider with a 98% customer retention rate. Patrick's curiosity led to his career in computing. He clearly has a romantic streak as he chose the top of the Empire State Building to propose to his partner. 

Image of Patrick Howard of Just computing accompanying the Company Connecting Nutshell article

CC participated in the Pathfinder Accelerator by Highlands & Islands Enterprise. The phrase 'watch out for the zombies' is now ingrained in my brain.

CC participated in the Pathfinder Accelerator by Highlands & Islands Enterprise. The phrase 'watch out for the zombies' is now ingrained in my brain.

Pathfinder Accelerator helps save you from the Zombies. Startup series: Part Six

Company Connecting participated in the Pathfinder Accelerator run by Highlands & Islands Enterprise. We recently had our 'final' session and it seems timely to write about the experience. It also complements Mark Gillanders' article on the Value Proposition which we published last week. The...

Get information on IT Companies in Scotland from the Company Connecting Infographics

We have published infographics on IT companies in Scotland for eight geographical areas. The infographics are summarised by company size, skills, business focus, and the sectors which are customers for the IT companies products and services. The infographics are interactive and include word...

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...

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,...

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...