TechFund 2.0 Survey Results for New Anglia (Norfolk/Suffolk) Region

There is an initiative, supported by the Tech City UK Cluster Alliance, to set up a fund to invest in UK tech start-ups and next stage ventures across the UK and particularly outside of London. TechFund 2.0 wants to be able to support high potential businesses which struggle to access appropriate capital and help to […]


MigSolv Invites City Academy Computing Students to its Data Centre in Norwich

MigSolv, the specialist data centre consultancy, hosted a visit of a class of A-level computing students from City Academy Norwich, the specialist digital technology and English school to see its state-of-the-art data centre on Barnard Road, Norwich. Commenting on the visit, Alex Rabbetts, CEO MigSolv said:  “I was thrilled to host a visit from one […]

Sync the City – “How they did it”!

Now you can meet the winners and find out how they did it. >>Free Pizza, Beer, Wine & soft drinks<< Sync the City started at 4.30pm on Thursday 20th November 2014 and finished at 10pm on Saturday 22nd November 2014, launching with one minute pitches from 28 startup business hopefuls. 11 went forward to build their startup […]

Learn WordPress & Build a Website in 1 Day

This course is given by WP Courses. 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. The course runs from 9.30am to 5pm and is limited […]


NorDevCon 2015 Agile Sessions Part 2

The decs’ are down and the diets have started. But it’s not all doom and gloom – there’s plenty to look forward to in 2015. For starters we’re just 7 weeks away from NorDevCon 2015 and here’s a few more sessions to sink you teeth into. So long, and thanks for all the tests with Seb Rose Consultant, coach, designer, analyst and […]

Improve Business Relationships in 2015

5 steps to start 2015 with good business relationships

So it’s the start of a new year. You took time to look back and reflect. Maybe you have your plans for the year, your daily, weekly and monthly action plans, your goals and your vision board to spur you on to greater success. So here are the hard questions. Did you ask your clients? […]


NorDevCon 2015: Agile Sessions Part 1

As well as a low down on the conference’s Agile aspect and a sneak preview of our seasoned speakers, the NorDevCon team would like to wish you a Happy New Year! Building learning into team life with Rachel Davies Co-author of “Agile Coaching”, Rachel has worked in software development since the likes of Madonna burst onto […]


TechFund 2.0 Survey supported by the Tech City UK Cluster Alliance

There is an initiative called TechFund 2.0, supported by the Tech City UK Cluster Alliance, to set up a fund to invest in UK tech start-ups and next stage ventures across the UK and particularly outside of London. They want to be able to support high potential businesses which struggle to access appropriate capital and […]


NorDevCon 2015 – Technical & Business Sessions – Part 1

As you’ve been getting well and truly stuck into your advent calendars, we’ve been busy getting stuck into final preparations for next year’s NorDevCon. With our most exciting line up of speakers to date we’re bringing you another run down of just a few of our talented talkers. A tale of two codes Richard Astbury […]

Philip Hand

Drug industry expert and entrepreneur joins Board at Intelligent Fingerprinting

Norwich based, Intelligent Fingerprinting, which recently developed the world’s first drug screening device that relies on fingerprints, has just gained a new director. Philip Hand, a drug industry veteran with more than 20 years experience in medical diagnostics will help to guide the company with his expertise. Mr Hand’s experience in the medical industry is […]


Have You Got Your Ticket For NorDevCon Yet?

We’re just weeks away from 2015 and one of the first dates in your diary for next year should be NorDevCon 2015. Taking place in the heart of Norwich on the the 27th February, you’ll get to hear from the creme de la creme of Norfolk’s tech community as well as speakers from the big […]


An Interview with Wayne Taylor from EPOSNow

For a company that hasn’t yet reached its third birthday, Norfolk-based EPOSNow is creating a lot of buzz. Spectacular growth in both its sales and the size of its development team meant they’d outgrown their existing office space, but their brand new building on Norwich Business Park is certainly not your average office environment. Beccy […]

Head of DevOps

Vacancy: Head of DevOps To Manage Agile Software Projects

A new vacancy from Allies Computing. Allies offers technology that enables businesses to lookup, validate and geocode addresses. Our web API and local SDK has been integrated into websites, mobile apps and software by some of the world’s largest corporations and most innovative start-ups. Even if you don’t know our name, there’s a good chance […]

Rainbird at Techstars

Rainbird Becomes A Techstar StartUp

Techstars, a London based start up accelerator programme, has chosen Norwich based Rainbird as 1 of 10 from a thousand applicants to join them. For 13 weeks Rainbird will have access to an international network of support both in programming and business. Techstars fund technology oriented companies, typically web-based or software companies. Each company accepted […]

sync city organisation

Sync the City And The Winners Are..?

After 54 hours of intense pitching, coding, market research and business planning Sync the City has created 11 viable businesses. With £7,000 up for grabs only one could win the main prize. Starting 4.30pm on Thursday 20th November Sync the City and finishing 10pm on Saturday 22nd November, the brainchild of John Fagan and Fiona […]

Saturday Morning at Sync the City

Witness The Startups Facing The Judges TONIGHT at #SynctheCity

After 54 hours of coding… 122 people… 28 pitches… Assisted by 18 mentors… 11 startup ideas have been born. £7,000 of prizes to be won GET YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY DOWN TO THE EVENT TO SEE THE FINAL PITCH See what’s been happening on day 1 and day 2. Also, check out the news: Tech […]

Chloe Smith MP

#SynctheCity Day Two: 11 Teams, £7,000 Up For Grabs

As we enter day 2 of the 54 hours of coding the 11 teams are now settled in and focussed on their business objectives. It’s an early start and the keenest are queuing to get in, whilst two MPs (Chloe Smith MP pictured above) visit to see innovation in action. Officially opened at 8am, startup […]

Sync the City photo by Tim Stephenson

#SyncTheCity Day One: The 54 Hour Coding Marathon Begins

The audacious attempt to create a startup business in 54 hours has begun. With 11 teams based in the King’s Centre, Norwich competing for £7,000 in prize money. Powered for 54 Hours by @RainBirdAI coffee #SynctheCity — SyncNorwich (@SyncNorwich) November 20, 2014   Although nothing new, Startup Weekends and Hackathons have existed for years, this […]

How to Diagnose SQL Server Performance Issues

How to Diagnose SQL Server Performance Issues

Why don’t people use the free tools provided by Microsoft for solving their SQLServer issues? If you call Microsoft, these are the tools they get you to run for diagnosing issues. Which, in a way, is both one of their strengths and weaknesses. Many are designed for internal use meaning they may not be sufficiently […]

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