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MBN are proud to support

CoderDojo Scotland.


MBN are proud to support and promote the CoderDojo Scotland network. We provide ongoing support and sponsorship to allow young club members to showcase their work at the international Coolest Projects Awards and we actively encourage our partners and clients to get involved and volunteer for this fantastic initiative.

What is CoderDojo Scotland?
CoderDojo Scotland is part of a global collaboration that provides free coding clubs for young people. It enables them to learn everything they need to become a great programmer whilst providing a safe, fun and sociable environment to do it in. All the clubs are run by volunteers.


What do you do at a CoderDojo?
Young people at CoderDojo clubs learn to build apps, design games, make websites, and experiment with wearable technology and other cutting-edge tech. It makes learning digital skills a fun and sociable experience.


Who makes CoderDojo Scotland happen?
The driving force behind CoderDojo Scotland are the volunteers and mentors from technology and education backgrounds who wish to inspire the next generation of digital content makers. If you are interested in mentoring please get in contact with your nearest Dojo from 
this list.


CoderDojo Scotland Clubs
There are about 30 clubs across the country including clubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling, Renfrewshire, Midlothian, Dundee, Ayrshire, and Arbroath.


Get involved
To bridge the digital skills gap, we need to challenge what people think about technology. We need show that computer coding, is not just for techies, but it’s for everyone. So, MBN encourage you to supporting our next generation of digital makers by getting involved with a CoderDojo near you.


Find out all about their events and opportunities to volunteer and support CoderDojo here.

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Data Talent Scotland

- Sponsorship & Exhibitor


Get in touch NOW!

20th March 18
Crowne Plaza

It’s BACK. For a third year MBN are proud to support and be partners of Data Talent Scotland.   

We have fantastic Sponsorship and Exhibitor opportunities available. – DON’T MISS OUT!

Data Talent Scotland
Data Talent Scotland brings together aspiring data science and engineering students with employers from across the country. The event is an opportunity to network, discuss and learn from some of Scotland’s leading data leaders, professionals and researchers.


What to expect:
- 300+ MSc and PhD students studying data science, analytics and engineering
- 25+ company exhibitors looking to hire in Scotland.
- Academics from data (and related) courses from 11 Scottish universities
- 20+ world class speakers & workshop hosts


Looking for your dream job?
Looking for the perfect candidate?


Sponsor and/or Exhibit at Scotland’s largest data talent showcase. 

At Data Talent Scotland, students can land their dream job and employers can recruit their ideal candidate.  Scotland’s leading data professionals in industry will have the chance to meet and interact with Scotland’s leading academics and researchers to forge new partnerships and collaborations. 

We have fantastic sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available. 

To find out the different Sponsorship Opportunities available and what the packages include, see here (Page 3).

Exhibitor Opportunities:
Stand price (exc. VAT)

Large Company – £1,000
SME – £500
Public Sector -£500


What you will get: 
– Logo on exhibitor section of website
– Exhibition stand
– 2 free attendee passes
– 10% Additional discount on up to 5 attendee passes.


“DataFest not only exposed IQX to a number of talented individuals, it also was cost effective when comparing to current recruitment costs. Our stand was
constantly visited resulting in 25 cv’s that were relevant to the position we were hiring for. From that 25 cv’s we held 7 interviews and we’re happy to announce that we have now hired our first data scientist thanks to the DataFest.” IQX, DTS17 Exhibitor


Get in touch NOW to discuss Sponsorship & Exhibitor opportunities.  


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MBN are proud to be recruitment partners for  Big Data Scotland 2017.


Are you attending?

Come and visit our stand to find out about the latest vacancies we have in the Technology, Data Science (Machine Learning, AI) Big Data, Analytics, Business Insight & Blockchain sectors! MBN are working with some of the most profitable, innovative and fastest growing, data enabled businesses in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Are you interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics, Technology and Blockchain trends? Yes? Then come and hear about our meetup groups, held every month, alternating from Glasgow to Edinburgh. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science, Technology & Blockchain during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.

7th December 2017
Our Dynamic Earth,


Data analytics continues to redefine business. Data has transitioned from an underused asset to the lifeblood of the organisation, and a critical component of business intelligence, insight and strategy.

Big Data Scotland is the largest annual data analytics conference held in Scotland: it is supported by ScotlandIS and The Data Lab and free for delegates to attend. The conference is geared towards senior technologists and business leaders and aims to provide a unique forum for knowledge exchange, discussion and cross-pollination.

The programme will explore the evolution of data analytics; looking at key tools and techniques and how these can be applied to deliver practical insight and value. Presentations will span a wide array of topics from Data Wrangling and Visualisation to AI, Chatbots and Industry 4.0.

Key Topics:

- Tools and techniques
- Corporate data culture, business processes, digital transformation
- Business intelligence, trends, decision making
- AI, Real-time Analytics, IoT, Industry 4.0, Robotics
- Security, regulation, privacy, consent, anonymization
- Data visualisation, interpretation and communication
- CRM and Personalisation
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ScotChain17 - All presentations now available! 

Have a look at all presentations which are now available here.

ScotChain16 last year saw Edinburgh host a hugely successful event attended by over 200 leading global Blockchain experts and business leaders debating and challenging the hype, the reality and ultimately, the best use cases.


12 months on, the conversation around Blockchain has rapidly changed. We’re only now starting to understand this technology’s real, practical and full potential, and this means that there is still much to discover and explore.

The buzz we experienced surrounding Blockchain technology has started to take a different tone and it is this different tone that ScotChain17 explored.

Last year, the conversation mainly revolved around financial services. This year we saw subject matter and topics of discussion going far beyond the traditional or well-known use cases.

Staged once again at RBS Conference Centre; Edinburgh, we had a fantastic day ahead of us filled with exciting topics, case studies and great speakers from different areas of the world.

‘Tis the season for love and understanding!

Following on from the success of previous years, MBN Solutions are proud to be collecting gift bags/shoe boxes filled with inexpensive gifts this Christmas. Understanding the poverty that affects children/families in Scotland, Georgia, our Project Executive, wants to ensure that as many children as possible in Glasgow and surrounding areas, wake up with a present to open on Christmas morning.

The aim is to gather as many gifts as possible for age ranges 0-16yrs for boys and girls filled with items such as toys, puzzles, toiletries, hats & scarves, pyjamas, chocolate & sweets. In 2014, Georgia collected over 100 gifts, with an extra £300 worth of Lego which was kindly donated from LEGO and The Toy Shop in Buchanan Galleries. And in 2015, the total was 174 Christmas gifts for the children, and an extra £340 to provide the homeless a scrumptious Christmas dinner.

We hope this year will be as much of a success as before and we are calling on the generosity of our clients to donate by Thursday 7th December. You can contact Georgia at to collect from nearby areas, or pop into our Glasgow office.

We hope that your kindness will make a difference to the lives of many kids this year – we really are thrilled to donate for such a special cause.

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At MBN, we’re more than just another recruitment business. We are a full service People Solutions business specialising in finding and securing the very best staff and talent for our clients. This requires us to have an in depth knowledge and appreciation for the sectors and skill areas in which we operate.

Our thought leadership can be seen on our website, but it is the compilation of such commentary that allows us to share our unique insight. MBN decided in 2012 to launch a series of regular events where we invite industry leaders, clients and interested parties to share an evening of networking, presentations and general insight into the areas of our subject matter expertise, namely, Technology, Data Science & Analytics and Digital Initiatives.

Have a look here
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Looking for a new job?

We have fantastic roles across the Data Science, Analytics and Technology Positions.

Register your C.V. at


Visit our follow our new twitter page for the latest vacancies!

Roles across:
Scotland, Rest of UK, Europe (Belgium, Germany, Holland, Malta, Spain, Portugal)  and Beyond (New York, Hong Kong)


Release your inner Artist in a world of Data Visualizations

Written by Michael Young
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Senior Data Scientist


Central London 
£70,000 - £85,000 + Package

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Insight & Analytics
Information Technology
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If you would like more information on our specialist recruitment services for Technology, Data Science & Analytics, Big Data and Digital Industries, call us today on 0845 070 1130 or email us.

MBN Solutions, Ingram House, 227 Ingram Street, Glasgow, G1 1DA
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