syncathedral

The Winners of Sync The City 2017

Another Sync The City comes to an end. We’ve had a fantastic event this year with some of the strongest ideas we’ve seen so far. This made the judges final decision a very tough one.   The Judges – Chris Sargisson, Juliana Meyer, Ian Watson, Kirsty Jarvis, Wayne Taylor A solid business case, an understanding of […]

GRITaward

Norwich agency beats off national competition to win two UK Digital Experience Awards

GRIT Digital takes home two UK Digital Experience Awards at Wembley Stadium From left to right: Neil Skehel (Awards International CEO), Andrea Codato (Designer & Front-end Developer at GRIT Digital), Emma Hayden (Operations Director at GRIT Digital), Peter Whitmore (Managing Director at GRIT Digital) and Michael Dodd (Inspirational Speaker).   Norwich based digital agency, GRIT […]

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Henri and Jack Review Sync the City 2017

On the 24th November we saw the return of Norwich’s fourth Sync the City event, which took place in the beautiful setting of Norwich Cathedral. For those who have escaped the hype surrounding this event over the past few years, Sync the City, run by SyncNorwich, is a 54 hour event which brings together budding entrepreneurs […]

Chris Sargisson

nor(DEV) Breakfast with Chris Sargisson – Tuesday 5th December 2017

  Venue: The Maids Head Hotel, Tombland, Norwich, NR3 1LB Price: £13.95 per person Register: https://www.meetup.com/Norfolk-Developers-NorDev/events/245072685/ 7.30 am Breakfast 7.50 am How Norfolk Chamber of Commerce can help digital business 8.30 am Finish   How Norfolk Chamber of Commerce can help digital business Successful Norfolk entrepreneur Chris Sargisson was appointed as Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce in June 2017. Chris was educated […]

machines

What Makes a ‘Machine’?

Defining what a machine is is tricky to say the least. In everyday terms a machine is something man-made that performs an automated function. Computers are often referred to as machines but they are much more than the limited definition above. Perhaps, instead of trying to pin down exactly what a ‘machine’ is in the 21st century, […]

Agile Cambridge

A look inside Agile Cambridge conference, 27th-29th September 2017

    What is Agile Cambridge? Agile Cambridge is “England’s premiere hands-on Agile software development conference, set in picturesque Cambridge. The conference has a strong practical focus and attracts industry practitioners and decision-makers who want to improve their success with agile and lean methods. The event provides three days of inspiring agile and lean learning from a […]

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Lisa Vincent Reconnects with her Comfort Zone at nor(DEV):biz

My comfort zone had left the building. Heading out on a cold, dark, Monday evening to yet another Norwich networking event is not everyone’s cup of tea. It’s certainly not mine, and definitely not with the cream of the Norfolk tech sector midway through my first attack of a winter cold in I don’t know […]

machines

What Makes a ‘Machine’?

Defining what it is to be a machine is tricky to say the least. In everyday terms, a machine is something man-made that performs an automated function. Computers are often referred to as machines but they are much more than the limited definition above. Perhaps, instead of trying to pin down exactly what a ‘machine’ is in […]

pattern

Pattern: Single CrUD Transaction

  Software patterns have their roots in architecture. In 1978, Christopher Alexander published a book called ‘A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction‘ (ISBN-13: 978-0195019193) about the patterns he’d discovered designing buildings. A pattern can be thought of as a tried and tested way of doing something which can be applied in different contexts.  Think about […]

ubisend

Programming & Marketing Job Vacancies: You Decide Where & When You Work!

  ubisend are looking for programming and marketing geeks who enjoy solving difficult problems (and can speak human). We don’t want, or do, normal. We’ve no set working hours or location of work and enjoy an unlimited holiday allowance. If it’s boring or routine, we’ve already automated it. We don’t want bums on seats, cogs […]

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Norwich Tech Sector the Full Report

Norwich is a great up and coming city for a number of reasons. Not only is the city home to two universities, and notable companies, such as Aviva, Axom Vibe and Proxama, this historical textiles centre has now also one of the fastest growing digital tech economies in the country. The universities are largely to […]

NorDev

A review: nor(DEV):biz October 2017

  The idea “Networking” strikes fear into the heart of many techies, but Norfolk Developers Business or nor(DEV):biz is different. The idea behind the monthly meetings over dinner at the Library Restaurant is to get tech companies in Norwich and Norfolk talking to each other and referring business between themselves and from external parties. It’s […]

Full-Stack Developer Vacancy at HTK

This role is primarily responsible for the development of interactive, mobile-responsive “loyalty portals” for large B2B businesses and well-known B2C brands. You’ll be building custom themes in WordPress using HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and the Horizon product APIs. You’ll also help our customers to integrate their existing websites with Horizon, giving consultancy on the use […]

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Tech Velocity Norwich Upcoming Events

Here are a few of the brilliant and inspiring clinics/events we have coming up with TechVelocity and from our local tech community groups and partners.   TechVelocity Clinic  The User Story 11th October 2017, 15:00-16:00. WhiteSpace, Floor 2, St James Mill The User Story is a usability and UX consultancy based in Norwich. Founded by Tom […]

Aviva 2017 Community Fund

Once again, the Aviva Community Fund is open, giving local projects the chance to win funding for their ideas. Since the project started, it has helped 877 different projects achieve their goals, and this year it could be your turn! All you need do is tell Aviva what you would do with the money and […]

Junior & Senior Development Vacancies in Norfolk

A vacancy has arisen for both a Junior and Senior Developer at the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust. The jobs would be based at Hellesdon Ambulance Station, Hospital Lane in Norwich, and would be 37.5 hours per week. The closing date for applications in 22/09/2017.   Junior Developer role: We have an exciting […]

Health Enterprise East ‘Health Hack’ Event

On the 19th and 20th October, Health Enterprise East, along with EAHSN and the University of East Anglia will be holding a free ‘Health Hack’ event at the Earlham Institute.   These free events are designed to engage a wide community of stakeholders, focused on stimulating innovation within the NHS, through the identification and development of innovative […]

Costa Coffee Shop Hack

Calling all tech experts who love a great coffee! This is your special invitation to demonstrate exciting technology to Costa Coffee that helps answer the following questions: What does the world’s most technologically enabled coffee shop look like in 2025? How can this help Costa bring people together to enjoy the best coffee on the […]

softwareprice

How much will my software cost?

    The question we get asked the second 1 most when speaking to clients and potential clients is “how much will my bespoke 2 software cost to build?” This is extremely difficult to answer without going into lots of detail and, even then, the complexities of software development, the complexity of client requirements and clients […]

Javascript

A review: JavaScript the Good Parts

By Douglas Crockford ISBN: 978-0596517748 Every JavaScript developer with a pre-existing working knowledge of JavaScript should read this book. JavaScript is a powerful and varied language, but it was developed in a hurry and there’s plenty wrong with it. This book outlines the good bits of the language and highlights the bad bits and the […]

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