Technology

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

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...

The Startup Experience with Company Connecting. Part One: What is a Start up?

Following on from my popular series 'Come on IT Companies, Let's be Disruptive', my next series of articles is about my journey setting up a new business. This week I will be publishing the first in the series: 'The Startup Experience with Company Connecting. What is a Start Up?'.

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In a Nutshell with Annabelle Macleod, a 2nd year student in Computer Science at RGU

Annabelle Macleod is this week's Nutshell. She is studying Computing Science at RGU and already has a degree in Molecular Biology. Anabelle has a love of science and is really interested in how wearable technologies can be applied within healthcare.

Read her nutshell by following the link...

We can't afford to continue doing things in the same old way.

Currently there is a shortage of skilled workers for the digital global economy. What are the issues that companies face? What can companies do to get the best resources? Read Kenny McAllister's views on how to find the best talent.

Kenny McAllister: Finding the Best Talent As Part of Your Growth Strategy

Our map this week is an interactive map of companies offering RFID and wearable technology products and services. We have 9 companies offering RFID products and services, and 12 offering some form of wearable technology. Two of the companies work with both RFID and wearables.

Interactive map of Wearable and RFID technologies

Read about Hazel Ewan of Tracker Environmental Software. She was one of the first women to 'go offshore' in the early stages of the oil industry in the 1970s.

Hazel Ewan of Tracker Environmental Softoware

Read about Martin Slowey of Kingman Lennox, along with his take on what a Sinclair ZX81 and Kylie Minogue have in common!

Kylie Minogue - One of the people Martin Slowey would like to meet

In last week’s blog I proposed greater collaboration between large and small companies so that each can benefit from the other. However these companies have fundamental differences. This week we are going to look at the potential benefit of a large company engaging with smaller companies and surmounting these differences.

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Come on IT Companies - Let's be disruptive! Why Use small Companies? Part three of the disruptive blog by Janice Grant Shaw

Did you know  that small companies have created 66% of the two million jobs in the economy since 2010?

 

JGS blog on SMEs and Public Procurement for TechUK

Scott Petrie started his journey in IT with the school computing society where he had the opportunity to tinker with a number of early computers e.g. ZX81 and the Apple II. Through his company Analysis Logic, he now provides a variety of services.

Scott Petrie of Analysis Logic was hooked on Computing by a ZX81,