History

Cambashi is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, where it was founded by Cambridge University graduate Mike Evans in 1984.

Evans worked in the research and development phase of the Computer Aided Design (CAD) industry in the 1960s at MIT in the US, and Cambridge in the UK. Later, he was involved in worldwide sales and marketing of CAD in Japan.

Over the years, Cambashi’s scope has expanded beyond CAD and product development application areas into enterprise applications, IT infrastructure and mission-critical applications.

Cambashi has grown to provide truly international coverage through our worldwide network of associatesenabling us to operate globally from our headquarters in Cambridge, UK.

2015 Guest speaker at COFES 2015

2014 Celebrates first 30 years in business. Founder Mike Evans adopts a new role as company Chairman and remains involved in selected customer projects.

2013 Participates in COFES Russia. Launch of new Cambashi homepage. Issues 50th edition of e-EXPERTISE IN INDUSTRY ezine

2012 Reuters covers Cambashi’s report on quality and innovation in medical device manufacturing, originally published in FierceSmartGrid

2010 First publication of the Cambashi Systems Engineering and Embedded Software Product Observatory, with research findings originally published at COFES Israel. Cambashi shared its research observations on the technical applications market in Israel on IDGConnect

2009 Host Minister for Science and Innovation, Cambridge’s high technology cluster

2008 Expanded our presence in the US by forming Cambashi Inc

2007 Invited submission to the UK Governments Science and Innovation Policy “Sainsbury Review”

2006 First MESA Metrics that Matter report conducted by Industry Directions

2005 First release of e-learning courseware teaching how vertical industries operate

2003 Published the first Cambashi Market Observatory providing global quantitative research on the Technical Applications software market

1997 Authors first edition of Ovum Evaluates “ERP for Manufacturers”

1995 Holds the first annual networking seminar on sales and marketing issues of Information Technology for Industry

1993 CATN conducts large scale CIME Vertical Markets study for European Commission investigating user demand for software solutions

1990 Published the first annual Marketing Managers Handbook providing quantitative information on technical applications markets

1988 Co-founded CATN, the Computer Aided Technologies Network, a European Consortium providing advisory services on these technologies

1984 Founded by Mike Evans, focused on advisory services for users and suppliers of CAD/CAM and related Computer Aided Technologies