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SCOTSOFT2019 – Bringing digital expertise together

Global digital technology experts will take the stage in Edinburgh this autumn at the 22nd annual ScotSoft conference.  The conference organised by technology membership and cluster management organisation, ScotlandIS will kick off at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on the 3rd October 2019 with a full-day developer conference and a half-day leadership forum.  A host

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Why I love the YSE Awards

One of the greatest elements of ScotSoft is the recognition of talent and innovation that comes from the Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards.  The shortlisted projects are all drawn from final year students studying computer science and software engineering at universities across Scotland. Last year we had an all-female line up of winners,

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ScotSoft2018 speaker line up revealed

The premier event in the Scottish tech calendar, ScotSoft, is returning to the EICC this September with one of the best lineups to date – including speakers from Amazon, Google, eBay, Photobox and more. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘from good to great’ and will feature experts who have faced challenges, pivoted and

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How we recruited a skilled FinTech team

Duncan Mann, Global HR Manager, KAL ATM Software     Successfully addressing the skills needs of 21st century businesses is a constant work in progress.   As an organisation operating in the evolving FinTech sector, digital technology and software skills are essential requirements at KAL ATM Software. We employ 160 people globally, with 60 in

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It’s a tough gig being a robot security guard…

You may have seen this story, which we shared on Twitter recently, but if not then it’s a very entertaining slice of (robot) life, unless you actually are a robot of course… A firm in the US “employs” security robots, made by a firm called Knightscope (whose share price, I suspect, was not improved by

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