Peter Evison

Pete has over 11 years business experience within the consumer electronics and IT sectors. His experience includes; retail buying, working with, and visiting companies in the Far East, USA and Turkey; product development and OEM project management with companies such as Marks and Spencer and British Telecom. Pete’s arrival at Cake brings a wealth of business development and customer relationship experience that will help support the growth aspirations of the organisation.
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Recent Posts

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 Peter Evison
27/10/16 12:05

The inaugural Reactive Summit 2016 is now over, but what an incredibly successful event! A full house of 500 people attended the conference in Austin, Texas which brought together the world of reactive programming. Cake had a strong presence, as a main sponsor and in terms of technical talks, see below.

Posted by Peter Evison
29/06/16 07:59

Scala Days 2016 in Europe & in the US are over for another year, but what incredible conferences they were - the biggest and best yet! One thousand people attended Berlin and five hundred attended the conference in New York. As always Cake had a strong presence at both, in terms of talks (see below) and the Cake stand, supported by twelve members of the Cake team. Oh and we must not forget the great coffee our friends from Noble Espresso provided the attendees!

Posted by Peter Evison
31/03/15 11:48

Manchester, 31st March 2015.  Cake Solutions, a leading UK Software Development firm, has been identified as a Rising Star at the Northern Tech Awards 2015.  The awards ceremony in Leeds last week highlighted the fastest-growing technology companies in the north, including Scotland.  

Posted by Peter Evison
17/03/15 09:48

Cake Solutions open New York office and extend partnership with Typesafe 

Manchester, New York 17th March 2015 

Cake Solutions, a leading UK Software Development firm has today announced their further expansion with the opening of an office in the Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (Dumbo) neighborhood in New York.  The Dumbo area has emerged as one of New York City's premier creative districts, and also has the city’s highest concentration of technology firms being home to 25 percent of New York City-based tech firms.

Posted by Peter Evison
02/02/15 15:09

The Radio-frequency identification (RFID) development community initially coined term the Internet of Things (IoT) in 1999.  IoT is emerging as the third wave of evolution of the Internet.

  • The 1990s’ fixed Internet wave connected 1 billion users

  • The 2000s’ mobile wave connected another 2 billion.

  • The IoT has the potential to connect 10X as many (28 billion) “things” to the Internet by 2020, ranging from bracelets to cars.

Posted by Peter Evison
30/06/14 13:55

Specialist cloud application development and DevOps Services are now available through the UK Governments G-Cloud Framework, CloudStore

Posted by Peter Evison
24/06/14 14:00

First implementation of a long-term project to improve information gathering and customer experience goes live

Manchester, UK, 25th June 2014. Cake Solutions are pleased to announce                           MoneySuperMarket.com, the UK's leading price comparison website, has gone live with the first phase of a technology project to improve the way information is gathered and managed from its large network of suppliers. Its customers will now experience a much-improved service thanks to the use of cutting edge architecture and a new platform.

Posted by Peter Evison
16/06/14 08:55

UK, US and Canada,  June 2014

BoldRadius, Cake Solutions and Chariot Solutions are delighted to announce that they have joined forces to create the Reactive Alliance. The leading custom software development, training and consulting companies have pooled their expertise and resources to collaborate on large, complex enterprise projects where the client is looking for a highly skilled technical resource with a global support capability.

Posted by Peter Evison
28/10/13 10:49

Einstein’s festival of ideas - Ian Brookes

Besides modelling my own hairstyle on Einstein’s, I’ve always tried to adopt his maxim we can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. He always had a clear view of the problems he was trying to solve, and held the determination to solve them. He had a thinking strategy of his own and was able to visualise the main stages on the way to his goals. He regarded his major achievements as mere stepping-stones for the next advance.