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. […]


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 […]

Norwich to rival Cambridge as the Technology Hub of the UK

Norwich to Rival Cambridge as the Technology Hub of the UK

When you can’t find suitable office space to meet your requirements in this day and age, what are you to do?  ‘Create your own’ is the answer provided by Grant of Liquid 11 a local tech company. With the University of East Anglia producing high calibre IT graduates year on year; new technology being developed […]


MobDevCon: Your Feedback Requested

As many of you know, this year’s MobDevCon had to be cancelled just weeks away from the conference. We wanted to release a statement to let those that had reserved tickets for the conference and were looking forward to the conference following on from the huge success of last year’s MobDevCon 2013, know the reason […]

Norfolk Developers 2014 Autumn Collection

Norfolk Developers is an extremely active group. Every month, usually on the first Wednesday, we run our regular evening event at 6.30pm at the Kings Centre, which consists of two 45 minutes tech presentations. One presentation is usually given by a local speaker and the other by a visiting speaker. Most months we also run […]

Rainbird Hack Day

During this inaugural Rainbird Hack Day, 30 of the best developers from Norfolk Developers will have just one day to conceptualise, collaborate, create, build and present a Rainbird driven application that demonstrate creativity and innovation around any theme. Developers can enter individually although small teams of 2-4 are recommended. You can either form a team in advance or […]

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