Blog entries by Evolve IT Consultants

  1. Rome wasn’t built overnight; nor is great custom software. To better understand how long it takes to create bespoke software, we need to dissect and analyze the entire process. Let's talk about the three main phases that almost all custom software projects go through and how long each takes. 1....
  2. Sometimes software development projects fail. An astounding 90% of startups fail as well. Although the statistics change from year to year, the overall negative trend continues. Therefore, before embarking on the next software development project, it is crucial to take steps to make sure you...
  3. The founder of a long-established Leicestershire based Software Development Company is to step down from the business after a management buy-out by its current Chief Technology Officer, Colette Wyatt. LEICESTER, UK, 4th August 2020 – Leanne Bonner-Cooke MBE, who founded Evolve IT Consulting...
  4. 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...
  5. Employers and IT contractors should be aware that the UK's IR35 tax rules have been delayed by the Treasury by one year amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Since 2017, IR35 rules stated that public sector organisations would have to determine the tax status of contract workers, and whether they...
  6. As highlighted by the UK's Life Sciences 2030 Skills Strategy, a number of sector-wide skills issues need to be addressed to fulfill the sector’s full potential, including: Computational skills, Statistical literacy, Leadership, Effective communication, etc. The UK's life sciences sector is...
  7. Rather than viewing technology companies from outside the health industry as a competitive threat, MedTech companies can look at them as potential partners! As the healthcare ecosystem becomes more connected, the advances in diagnostics, genomics, AI and other emergent data technologies will...
  8. As the impact of the Coronavirus is being felt across almost all industries, software development is not an exception. Many service IT companies with clients from the sectors hit hard by COVID-19 (e.g., travel, HoReCa, offline businesses, etc.) and many startups are at risk of taking quite a bad...