Hilary Mason

DataFest17 attracts two more top speakers for week long science festival

Two more high profile speakers have been confirmed for DataFest17, the week-long data science festival to be held in Edinburgh. Hilary Mason, former chief...
Chris Torres

Senshi Digital success with Italian jobs

Glasgow based digital design studio, Senshi Digital, has won contracts to build six new Italian tourism agency websites. The international destination focused digital business recently...

Doubles win for Power Jacks after second Wimbledon contract win

North East based Power Jacks has secured another ace contract, supporting the installation of a second retractable roof at Wimbledon, the home of tennis. The...
SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Diane Holden

Can cloud technology help Scottish businesses go global?

By Diane Holden, Xero Regional Account Manager Scotland is home to a wealth of small businesses across a multitude of industries, and some of these...
Donald Maciver

MindGenius launches new software product

East Kilbride based software company, MindGenius has launch a new software product called Barvas. Barvas utilises MindMapping techniques combined with Kanban principles to offer a...
Artists impression of the new AECC

Doosan Babcock to deliver UK’s largest fuel cell installation in Aberdeen

UK energy engineering specialist Doosan Babcock is to supply the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) with the largest fuel cell installation in...
(L-R) Stirling Council Leader, Johanna Boyd and CityFibre’s Head of Regional Development in Scotland, James McClafferty

Stirling becomes Scotland’s Fourth Gigabit City

Stirling is set to become Scotland’s fourth Gigabit City after Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Fibre infrastructure provider, CityFibre will work in partnership with leading specialist...

Inverness business community invited to #hellodigital EXTRA 2017

Expert advice on digital marketing, short film making for the web, and the UK’s first Dr of Social Media are all to feature in...
Paul Wheelhouse

£1m support for three innovation projects

Three pilot projects will receive a total of £1 million to drive forward new approaches to innovation. Toshiba Medical Visualisations Systems, Highlands and Islands Enterprise...
Andrew Metcalfe of Opal IT (left) with Ross Murdoch of Cargilfield

IT solutions provider presses ahead with Scotland expansion plans

Multi-platform IT solutions provider Opal has expanded its presence in Scotland after striking a deal with the country’s oldest independent boarding and day prep...

£3m investment for ten wave energy projects

Ten wave energy development projects have been awarded a total of £3 million by Wave Energy Scotland. The projects, devised by individual companies and partnerships,...
The Xupo app

Scottish tech start-up secures Dragons’ Den deal

Scottish tech start-up Connect-In has secured a £100,000 investment from technology entrepreneur and original Dragon, Peter Jones to help fund the expansion of its...
left to right: Robert Hendry, Sales Director; Paul R Brooks Snr, Managing Director; Paul Brooks Jnr, Operations Director and Andrew Lauder, Technical Manager.

Global growth plans for CCL Components after new launch

After a decade of consistent growth, Glasgow-based CCL Components, one of the UK’s largest distributors of renewable energy systems, plans to go global with...
Keith Brown MSP

£6.5m agreed for Orkney research and innovation campus

Plans for a multi-million pound research and innovation campus in Stromness in Orkney are set to go ahead after the two organisations behind the...
Syed Atique

Year of success for digital skills academy and Eureka Solutions’ CodeClan...

As Scotland's new digital skills academy celebrates its first anniversary, one of its earliest graduates is also marking a year of success with award-winning...
Craig Watson

31% Rise in Patent Applications from Aberdeen

European Patent Applications published in 2016 from Aberdeen applicants have risen 31% in the last year. A total of 71 European Patent Applications were published...
Mike Hughes

Continued growth for ‘Match-making’ recruitment app

An app-based recruitment solution which matches job-seekers to employers by mobile phone in the style of a digital matching service continues to add new...
From left - Louis Schena and Chitresh Sharma

£500,000 boost for loyalty app provider to create 45 Glasgow jobs

Glasgow based Swipii, has secured a half a million pound Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise, allowing it to expand its operations. The company...

Promoted Content

Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Ray Riddoch

Gillian Thomson: An Interview with Ray Riddoch – Leadership in a Downturn

It feels that in the last two years we have been bombarded with doom and gloom stories here in Aberdeen, where much of the...
Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...

Columnists

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Days 2-4

When I published the recap of day 1 last week, I promised myself that I would do the same each day of this week. Clearly,...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Day 1

Well that’s not the catchiest of headlines I’ve ever written, but it does what it says on the tin, right? That phrase is so overused....
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: How does your company cope with Christmas?

It’s December. That means we’re officially allowed to mention the ‘C’ word. But which approach does your company adopt when it comes to the...