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Colette Wyatt becomes CEO of Evolve
LEICESTER, UK, 4th Aug 2020 – Leanne Bonner-Cooke MBE, who founded Evolve IT Consulting Limited in 2007, is handing over the reins to co-director and former CTO Colette Wyatt, who has acquired 100% ownership of Evolve Holdings Limited and two of its subsidiaries. Colette will become the CEO of the group
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Offerd - the ultimate workplace for recruiters
Offerd helps both agency and internal recruiters save vital time at the start of the hiring process by combining digital CVs, testing, video interviews, and interview scheduling in one automated process, completely remote. As a result, work that would have taken 10 hours, now takes five minutes. Offerd is poised
Clients, Extended Team, IT Consulting
clean code driven development
Back in 2007, a famous software expert Robert C. Martin (a.k.a. Uncle Bob) published the first edition of a book called “Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship”. In it, he set forth a then-revolutionary paradigm that poorly written and unclean code can bring any development organisation to its
Software Project
resource planning on software projects
Two years ago, the Project Management Institute (PMI) conducted a comprehensive global survey of software development organisations and released The 2018 Pulse of the Profession® report that contained a lot of interesting and thought-provoking findings. In particular, the survey revealed that nearly 10% of every dollar spent by businesses was lost through
Extended Team, Software Project
value for money in outsourcing
The way businesses get work done is changing rapidly. For tech startups, the rate of change is accelerating as we speak. Whether it’s taking a low code approach, lean, or agile, all sorts of businesses are trying to do more with less (and quickly). However, if you’re not careful, you
Economy, Extended Team, Software Project, Startup
how to build MVP
A Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is still essential. In fact, in a post-pandemic world where the money is tight, it’s even more important to test your project early on to ensure that it meets the target audience’s demands. An MVP is a critical step in the development of successful digital
Business, Extended Team, Ideas, Software Project, Startup
uk fintech hiring trends 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has left even the most Agile and resilient organisations in the UK scrambling in unimaginable ways. With the global supply chains being disrupted significantly, it becomes more difficult for businesses, big and small, to focus on growth and sustainability. The pandemic clearly underscores the need for a
Business, Fintech, Software Project
why software architecture matters
Software is developed to serve different purposes. Successful commercial and enterprise applications are much more than the user interface. It’s all about what’s going on behind the scenes to get the job done. Custom software, for example, can help staff become more productive while minimising manual and repetitive tasks. However,
Bespoke Software, Cloud, Software Project
Crowdfunding has grown into a viable platform for small companies to raise significant sums of capital from future customers, lenders, and a variety of minority investors (aka contributors). This approach helps accelerate project development and time to market by enabling rapid access to much-needed technology resources. In recent years, especially
Bespoke Software, Extended Team, Startup
how to use cloud credits to save costs
In a hyper digitised world, almost every organisation leverages cloud technology. As more enterprises move their technological infrastructure up to the cloud, the fierce competition for their business will equal more savings for customers. Google Cloud, for example, offers credits for potential customers to get a feel for their Google
Bespoke Software, Cloud, Software Project, Startup
digital wallet development project
When you’re queuing up in a supermarket, you often find shoppers counting coins, paying in cash, or swiping credit cards. Today, you might also see someone paying with a mobile digital wallet or eWallet.  eWallet mobile apps promise to be the next-level approach to digital payments that are poised to
Bespoke Software, Fintech, Software Project
hire developers for fintech project in uk
We live in a world where a few swipes on a smartphone enable immediate access to bill payments, mortgage comparisons, credit card payments, direct debits control, and more. These mobile apps are powered by our personal financial data and evolve with the changing needs of the marketplace. As the industry
Fintech, Startup
get talent for bespoke development
Modern companies need to dynamic and continuously evolving to keep their heads above water. So it makes perfect sense to leverage software that’s easily adaptable and scalable to meet your organisation’s changing demands. Canned solutions are rigid and only cater to the general needs of a wider audience. Oftentimes, companies
Bespoke Software
how startups can overcome coronavirus implications
The Coronavirus has put tremendous pressure on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). For startups, in particular, this is a challenging time to keep moving forward while attracting (much needed) investment. For tech startup vying for an injection of capital and mentorship, the process has also changed overnight. For example, the
Extended Team, Ideas, Startup, UK
risk mitigation in software development
The Coronavirus pandemic isn’t just a short-term challenge that has already done a major overhaul of how we live and work. It’s clear now that it will have long-lasting implications on how many different supply chains work all over the world, and will pressure and drive businesses to build long-term
Business, Extended Team, Software Project
UK remote working landscape 2020
In April 2020, the UK’s Office for National Statistics released a report showing that as many as 49.2% of all employees are working completely from home as a result of the quarantine and social distancing measures. To see how remote work perception and adoption have changed in the UK since
Business, UK
MedTech software development outsourcing
In a post-COVID-19 world, MedTech can play a critical role in monitoring, preventing and minimising the impact of viruses on human health and national economies. However, the stocks of many major medical device companies aren’t fairing well as the pandemic impacts sales and growth projections. Experts predict a further decline in sales
Extended Team, Ideas, Medtech
how to combat coronavirus effects with outsourcing
Coronavirus is a global phenomenon and a human tragedy, and technologies are playing a central role in navigating the crisis. Many of the things reshaping how we live and work today rely on technology – from massive WFH initiatives for employees to a surge in online shopping activities to use
Bespoke Software, Business, Extended Team, Ideas
bespoke development of elearning apps
Large-scale, national efforts to leverage the latest technology in support of distance education, remote and online learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic have sparked interest in EdTech-based applications. It’s not surprising as millions of kids throughout the world are out of school and over 290 million students have been disrupted from
EdTech, Ideas
Philippe Peron, Evolve
Part of this interview was originally published on HackerNoon. Philippe Peron is our Chief Delivery Officer. He has almost a decade’s experience with building and managing Agile development teams from both the customer and service provider perspectives. In his tech leadership roles at ricardo.ch, the Number One marketplace in Switzerland, and Just
Corporate, Extended Team, Ukraine
choosing between managed project and extended team
By Philippe Peron, our Chief Delivery Officer. Having built and scaled successfully distributed IT teams in Ukraine for such giants as ricardo.ch and Just Eat, I’ve learned invaluable lessons that I’d like to share with a broader audience. I hope my tips will help you make the right choice between
Extended Team, Ideas, Software Project
distributed teams for business continuity
We barely started 2020 before the COVID-19 brought the world down to its knees. With over 55,000 infected, almost 7,000 deaths (and counting), and even the prime minister having spent some time in intensive care (to battle the infection), we now live in historic times.   As a nation, we
Business, Extended Team, Ideas, UK
extended team for food tech project
By Philippe Peron, Chief Delivery Officer, Evolve The food technology (or FoodTech) industry is going through a period of significant acceleration as a result of COVID-19 outbreak. In the United Kingdom, revenues in online food delivery segment have increased by almost 12% so far in 2020 versus the comparable period
Bespoke Software, Extended Team, FoodTech
how to use continuous auditing to reduce cyber threats
The Coronavirus or COVID-19 initiated a surge in cloud computing to accommodate Work From Home (WFH) initiatives. While this approach enabled remote working for a plethora of businesses that have been bound to office work for decades, it also brought along challenges related to data privacy mandates, legislature, and sophisticated

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