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Norfolk Developers – BDD Workshop with Seb Rose

On Tuesday 21st October I attended the Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) Workshop facilitated by Seb Rose at the King’s Centre in Norwich.   Although I have some experience of Agile development techniques, I came to the workshop with no previous knowledge of BDD.  I chose to attend the day-long course as part of my continuous personal […]

Human Software – Ermine Amies – SyncDevelopHER Birthday Event

Human software – strange ways people communicate and what to do about it. Whether you write code, run a start-up, or sell technology and solutions or manage a tech company, come and celebrate SyncDevelopHER’s first birthday. Gain understanding of how people are “wired”, and how we differ from one another, and develop a clearer understanding of […]

Class Of University Students Using Laptops In Lecture

Why You Shouldn’t Drop Out To Start Up

This article was originally posted on LinkedIn, and is republished with the kind permission of its author Dharmesh Shah Founder and CTO at HubSpot. We all secretly think we can be Outliers. Not the kind of Outlier where 10,000 hours is required to master a skill, but the kind where people operate at the extreme edge of […]

New Anglia LEP

New Anglia LEP Provide Help to Fund £1m Early Stage Fund for Norfolk and Suffolk

Thanks to £1m of funding from New Anglia LEP, businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk, and angel investors are being brought together to help spark new ideas for products and business strategies. The fund will also be used to help support the growth of existing businesses. What is New Anglia LEP? New Anglia is a co-investment […]

Sync The City

Ambitious Sync the City Project Will Create New Tech StartUps in 3 Days

Sync the City, is a collaboration between SyncNorwich, HP, The University of East Anglia and Norfolk County Council. Its objective is to highlight Norwich as a key play in the UKs Tech Community and place it firmly on the map as a centre of innovation. Over three days in November, those taking part have a […]

Learn WordPress & Build a Website in 1 Day

This course teaches you all the basics of building, running and marketing websites using WordPress, the world’s leading website solution. In one day, you will build your own stunning website, which will be hosted free for one year. WordPress Training Course – Topics Covered Introduction to WordPress Installation and Set Up Admin Panel, Settings and […]

Hot Source Hack – OpenStreetMap

We were switched on to Openstreetmap when Matt Dolan did a captivating talk about it back in March. Since then we’ve been itching to have a go ourselves. Because we need to give ourselves time to get out into the world and map crazy stuff the Makie is in three parts: Part One: Get started. […]

DataApocalypse

Countdown to the ‘Data Centre Apocalypse’

A data centre apocalypse is looming. According to MigSolv, the data centre specialist, nearly 80% of the UK’s data centres will become unsuitable in just 5-years time. Many that were built at the end of the 1900s and early 2000s are nearing their end-of-life. Much of today’s stock is in need of a major re-fit or […]

Knowledge Engineering for Muggles

Knowledge Engineering for Muggles

This post first appeared on LinkedIn on 18th August 2014 and is republished here with the permission of its author James Duez. Knowledge engineering is very, VERY difficult and something that only Wizards can do. Before I explain the reasons why this is such a challenging area, let’s get some definitions out of the way. […]

Tech Hub Map of Norfolk and Suffolk

Welcome to the new Tech Hub map of East Anglia

  We are out to map the position of every digital and tech business in Norfolk and Suffolk – and we need your help. Why are we doing this? Because we are tired of seeing our region left off the map when policy makers, journalists and investors talk about the UK’s ‘innovation culture’ and ‘centers of […]

Dip your toe in the Arduino pool - two hour intro workshop

Dip your toe in the Arduino pool – two hour intro workshop

This is a two-hour introduction to what an Arduino is and what you can do with one, run by Toby Catlin. You can bring your own (recommended, see below), or you can borrow one and work in a small group. Or you can just watch. We will have a few spares but your own kit […]

Permanent C# Developer Required in the Norwich Area

C# developer required in the Norwich Area to join a rapidly expanding dynamic company working on an online application for a well-established legal firm. Candidates need to have a strong background in C#, ASP.NET ideally with 2 to 5 years commercial experience. A knowledge of Telerik controls and AJAX is an advantage, other skills to […]

Exhibiting This Autumn

Exhibiting this autumn? Seven steps to prepare now to increase your sales

Exhibitions and trade shows are great because decision makers attend and you can meet many new prospects and existing customers face to face for your industry or region. You don’t have to cold call but you should still systematically manage your behaviour in order to make the most of the opportunities you generate and find. […]

Nordev Meet up Review

September’s NorDev Meetup Review

September’s NorDev meetup was held at the King’s Centre and, with 52 people there, was one of the best-attended sessions ever. Dom Davis Explains Rainbird The evening kicked off with a session by Dom Davis, which was intriguingly titled “Philosophers, Knowledge and Children’s TV Programmes”.  Dom recently began working for local tech startup, Rainbird, and […]

Tech Nation Survey

Tech Nation Survey: Calling All Digital Businesses in Norfolk & Suffolk

Are you a digital business based in Norfolk or Suffolk? Be part of the UK’s first national community driven survey mapping the UK’s collective digital capabilities. Help to put your region on the map. Complete the short survey and be part of Tech Nation. Also you stand a chance of winning an iPad mini OR a […]

Michael Chard Intelligent Fingerprinting Operations Director

Norwich Based Intelligent Fingerprinting Appoints New Head of Operations

Intelligent Fingerprinting is a Norfolk company, founded in 2007. It began as a spin-out from the University of East Anglia (UEA),and today employs 20 people. It is set to expand, as it moves into further laboratory space in Norwich Research Park. The objective of this Norwich-based company is to develop a non-invasive method of drug […]

Javascript Conference

Book Now before they go on general sale on Friday ! One day JavaScript Conference in Norwich, Norfolk – Presented By Naked Element. 08.30 – Arrival and Registration. 09.30 – Keynote delivered by Tim Ruffles 10.30 – Tea Break 10.45 – Richard Astbury Talks on Edge.js, .NET/Js which enables interop in node.js 11.00 – Andrew […]

Peter Whitmore

Peter Whitmore Personal Profile

Who do you work for? Grit Digital What do you do there? Founder and Managing Director What experience, qualifications etc were important in getting the job? I don’t have any qualifications! From the age of 13 I was self-taught, dabbling in computers in my bedroom. I actually got a passion for websites because I used to […]

Jordan Woolnough Personal Profile

  Who do you work for? Grit Digital What do you do there? Front-end developer What experience, qualifications etc were important in getting the job? Absolutely none! I have no formal qualifications whatsoever apart from a couple of GCSEs. I’m completely self-taught. But I met one of the guys who works here in a pub where […]

Build & Launch a Startup in 54 Hours – for fun or profit #SyncTheCity

You will form teams around those ideas and develop a working prototype and demo, and present to a panel of judges. This is more than your average Hackathon. It’s a 3 day frenzy of Startup building that could win you and your team £3,000. Come and experience what it’s like to work in a tech […]

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