A Company Research — Conducted in July, 2021

If you are considering to work for Snap Inc, preparing for an interview with them or simply learning about the company, this article covers in detail of the company ethos, years of technology developments, business strategies, risk management, work culture, social responsibilities, and detailed financial information.

Why be a Software Engineer at Snap Inc?

It took awhile to complete the research into Snap Inc, following where I can confidently recommend every computer science undergraduate student should consider making an application for a software related role there, in my case it is the interest of a Software Engineer.

In trying to…

A company research series


Should a Software Engineer work at Nesta?

As a computer science student, I was hooked after seeing the global programs initiated by Nesta. The subsidiary projects of Nesta. The websites created for those programs, for example: https://findingctrl.nesta.org.uk/ and https://www.bi.team/.

The reason behind researching Nesta was to ensure the company I want to apply for is a company that can provide an opportunity I can take to a future in becoming one of the best software developers in the world.

Somewhere I can work to become the best version of myself and I know the support system will be there. …

Released in November 2019

Report from ONS

1. Main Points

  • Expenditure on research and development (R&D) performed by UK businesses continued to grow, expanding by £1.4 billion to £25.0 billion in 2018, an increase of 5.8%.
  • Aerospace was the product group that had the largest increase in expenditure on R&D in 2018, at £210 million, an increase of 14%.
  • The East of England had the largest growth in the value of regional expenditure, increasing by £464 million (9.9%) to £5.1 billion in 2018.
  • In 2018, total UK business employment in R&D grew by 7.3% reaching a quarter of a million full-time equivalents for the first time.

Research and development into the intersection of robotics and ConTech


The construction industry is one of the least digitised sectors, IT and R&D spend doesn’t exceed 1% and only agriculture and hunting seem to be in a worse place. — Mc Kinsey & Co


GDN Intelligence focuses on providing the application of cutting-edge science, engineering and mathematics for companies who are falling behind on the ever-changing technology within their sector.

We specialise in computing hardware and software engineering and we are currently working with customers within the construction industry who understand that 70% of those not adopting digital will go…

Understanding the lack of resources to build and develop advanced technology

With the surveyed companies looking to hire more people, medium-sized companies are on a marathon to escape the crosshair of large companies spending millions on technology advancements and small startups with a very specialised team. Over 57% of companies in the mid-market are looking at technology, service and product development.

Mousuf C Zaman

Mature Computer Science student @City, University of London and an R&D specialist with a love for deep tech and machine learning

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