Boom! (again)

Following on from my research into the market in Tayside, I thought I should do a follow up post on what we discovered through speaking to Avian about their history. It was quite interesting to discover that the abundance of creative agencies did not just ‘take off’ one day due to the fall of the … Continue reading

Brian McNicoll

Our last lecture was from Brian McNicoll, a young entrepreneur who came to speak to us about how he started a gaming company. He had loads of good advice and his story raised some good points to remember for anyone struggling to get their business off the ground. He told us how after his business … Continue reading

Presentation Banter

Presentations next week! Eep! Met the group today to talk about the interview with Avian and how we can deliver this to the class. Our group is pretty big – there are seven of us – so we decided its best to leave the talking to four people, one of which is me. Left the … Continue reading

Creative Tayside

Tayside has now become more known for its creative industries than ever before, and is rapidly becoming a centre of excellence in digital media. The increase in growth can in part be put down to the digital media park development in Dundee and the efforts of Interactive Tayside, an initiative to link the public, private … Continue reading

Rise of the Design Industry

Much like the rest of the United Kingdom, Scotland saw a decline in the importance of the manufacturing industries towards the end of the 1980s and into the 1990s, which combined with a rise in the technology and service sectors of the economy (now the largest sector in Scotland). Irrespective of the parties in power, … Continue reading