Posted by Ian Brookes
16/01/17 05:19

During a Cake Invest meet-up conversation last week, I poured some water into a glass, and it overflowed slightly. Clumsy said a startup founder who was chatting with me, to which I replied, Not really, I always give 110%.

Posted by Marc Nevins
13/01/17 09:54

A big hello from Cake and our Project Management Team. Another week in the Agile world sees the sixteenth edition of “This Week in #Agile”. Our PM team continues to scour the web and read through your blogs and articles. Here are handful of interesting articles that we would like to share with you today, along with our brief thoughts on them.

Posted by James Brookes
13/01/17 09:24

As I assume many people did when they were younger, at some stage I wanted to run away with the circus - probably inspired by watching Dumbo one too many times. However due to my lack of being able to juggle flaming chainsaws or perform the most rudimentary magic tricks, I stayed home and many years later ended up as a Project Manager.

Posted by Ian Brookes
09/01/17 07:59

The purpose of a tech startup is not to unpack an idea, rather to experiment, addressing a problem and creating an opportunity. The environment of startups is dynamic, unpredictable, forcing entrepreneurs to act quickly and learn faster, to find a market niche and acquire a repeatable and scalable sales process to find, win, keep and grow customers and generate revenue.

Posted by Marc Nevins
06/01/17 14:17

A big hello from Cake and our Project Management Team. Another week in the agile world and the fifteenth edition and first edition for 2017 of “This Week in #Agile”. Our PM team continues to scour the web and read through your blogs and articles. Here are a handful of articles that we found to be most interesting and that we would like to share with you today, along with our brief thoughts on them.

Posted by Ian Brookes
03/01/17 07:21

So what is on the tech radar for 2017? Gartner has highlighted Artificial Intelligence (‘AI’), Machine Learning (‘ML’), and ‘Smart Things’ as key areas, promising an intelligent future for us all with the combination of the three elements becoming increasingly embedded into everyday things. These technologies are just beginning to break out of an emerging state and stand to have substantial disruptive potential across industry and our everyday lives.

Posted by Ian Brookes
28/12/16 08:05

A little tent moves in the wind, under a harsh looking dark sky, snow in the air. Google’s Doodle just over a week ago celebrated the 105th anniversary of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reaching the South Pole, where he pitched his tent becoming the first person to reach it.

Posted by Peter Evison
22/12/16 16:46

Cake was honoured to be once again a key partner in the Scala eXchange 2016. This is our fifth year of being heavily involved in the event, which is the largest Scala event in the UK. Two members of the Cake team had talks at the event, 15 members of the team attended the event, and we were a major sponsor. 
 
I hope you enjoy the short video summary from a Cake perspective.

Posted by Darren Halket
21/12/16 09:13

A big hello from Cake and our Project Management Team. Another week in the agile world and the fourteenth edition and final edition for 2016 of “This Week in #Agile”. Our PM team continues to scour the web and read through your blogs and articles. Here are handful of articles that we found to be most interesting and that we would like to share with you today, along with our brief thoughts on them.

Posted by Ian Brookes
19/12/16 07:57

It’s a great time to be an entrepreneur. If you can get into a position where you sit at the intersection of a sizeable market, build a high-performing team and create a great product, this is your time. This is the age of the startup, the leverage afforded to startup founders today is immeasurably greater than that previous generations due to the internet.