Cake (C# Make) Talk

Posted on April 26, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, Social, Technical
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On 21st April, members of the C-SAM development department attended the latest Aberdeen .Net Developers User Group talk. The talk on Cake (C# Make), a cross platform build automation system, was delivered by Gary Park who is an active contributor to this open source project. Cake allows developers to write build scripts in C# negating the […]

ScotNet Rocks!

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Alex Wheeler under Blog, News, Social, Technical
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On Thursday, 21st January, two of our developers attended the January Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group session held at the Robert Gordon University Garthdee campus.   This month’s speakers were Carl Franklin (@carlfranklin) and Richard Campbell (@richcampbell) from the highly popular US based .NET Rocks! developer podcast. The session was split into two, with a pizza break […]

Day 10 – Top 5 Things to do in Aberdeen This Christmas

Posted on December 22, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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At the beginning of your special C-SAM 12 Days of Christmas series we ran a competition to find out  the best things to do in Aberdeen this Christmas. Thank you to everyone who sent in their suggestions – we have now picked the winner and the £25 Amazon vouchers goes to Lesley Allan- congratulations!     […]

Day 9 – Bring your dog to work

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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  Having your fluffy companion in the office has long been associated with reducing work related stress, increased productivity and improved staff moral! Over the festive period this year the C-SAM team has been joined by a special team member…Rocky, the long haired ginger Chihuahua.   Rocky joins the team most Fridays and his main responsibilities while in the office […]

Day 8 – Aberdeen Cyrenians £5 Christmas Appeal

Posted on December 18, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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  This year C-SAM have been fundraising for what we feel is a fantastic local charity, Aberdeen Cyrenians.  The charity is a life line for so many in the Aberdeen area and all year round help support, council and shelter many of those whom have no one to turn to and nowhere else to go.   […]

Day 7 – May the Force be with you!

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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    Day 7 of #csam12daysofxmas…We are all geeking out at C-SAM HQ today and to celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens we are giving away a £20 gift voucher for Cineworld! Simply answer the below fact or fiction Star Wars questions correctly for your chance to win! May the force be […]

Day 6 – Tech Watch 2016 – 3D Printing & Internet of Things

Posted on December 16, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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  Day 6 of our #csam12daysofxmas and we’re getting technical! Today we are sharing some of the technologies we think are worth watching over the next 12 months, not only because they are interesting but for the increasing relevance and potential application they have in the oil and gas industry.   Accessible 3D Printing   Although not […]

Day 5 – Theresa Wheeler; Reflections on The Year

Posted on December 15, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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  It would be difficult for us to see out this year without looking back over the last 12 months and reflecting on what has been a disruptive and challenging year for the whole industry. Many in the industry have been adversely effected by the oil price down turn and now the challenge of adapting […]

Day 4 – Pick Our Office Santa

Posted on December 14, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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Its day 4 of our #csam12daysofxmas and we are running a little competition to decide who will get dressed up as Santa Clause this Friday to hand out the Secret Santa Office Presents!   To select which team member you would like to see dressed up as Santa head over to our facebook page and vote by […]

Day 3 – The Office Party Survival Guide

Posted on December 11, 2015 by Alex Wheeler under 12Days, Blog, Social
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  Surviving the wilderness that is your Christmas office party can be a challenging and scary task. Our survival guide will help you navigate around the common pitfalls and dangers that can be found on your travels.  We wish you the best on your journey and hope you survive with minimum injuries to your social and physical wellbeing.   […]