April nor(DEV): A.I. and Cognitive Computing with Watson & Keep Secure and Under the Radar

What:  A.I. and Cognitive Computing with Watson & Keep Secure and Under the Radar When: Wednesday 4th April, 6.30pm to 9pm. Where: Whitespace, 2nd Floor, St James’ Mill, Whitefriars, NR3 1TN RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Norfolk-Developers-NorDev/events/242231165/     A.I. and Cognitive Computing with Watson Colin Mower Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing have become the latest buzzwords in the industry, with companies big […]

Job Vacancy- EIRA Knowledge Exchange Fellow – EIRA Network (3 Posts)

Post One: Biotech – Full-Time (1.0FTE) Post Two: Artificial Intelligence – Part-Time (0.5FTE) Post Three: Digital Creative – Part-Time (0.5FTE)   Research and Innovation Division   £41,212 – £47,722 per annum (pro rata for part-time posts)    EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application) builds knowledge connectivity across Eastern England to improve business productivity through innovation. […]

Job Vacancy- EIRA Knowledge Exchange Manager (Three Year Fixed Term Contract)

EIRA Knowledge Exchange Manager (Three Year Fixed Term Contract)   Research and Innovation Division £41,212 to £47,722 per annum EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application) seeks to build knowledge connectivity across eastern England to improve business productivity through innovation.   The consortium will support business cluster development, growth and new product or service innovation with […]


Linux & SQL Server at MigSolv a Review

  We love the MigSolv data centre out at Bowthorpe in Norwich. This was nor(DEV):’s second visit and they always make us very welcome. Walking into what feels like a massive Blakes 7 set and getting the tour,including the retina scanner and massive server hall, is incredible and seriously interesting (even though it’s my third time!). […]


National Apprenticeship Week

  Seeing as it’s been National Apprenticeship Week this week, we thought we would shine a light on our apprentices, past and present. Naked Element would be a duller place without them and the valuable work they do! We’ve had three apprentices in total, Lewis, Rain and Jack and they’ve all been invaluable to our business. Lewis spent his year-long software development […]

Job Vacancy- Front end developer at Zipline

About Zipline   Based in Norwich City Centre, Zipline is a young agency, founded by experienced professionals. We specialise in creating online communities and social networks for a diverse range of clients. We produce both responsively designed websites and custom built Android and iOS apps. We understand user behaviours, in particular the behaviours of sharing, […]


Industry 4.0 – We Were There!

  Last week we attended the Evolution: Journey into Industry 4.0 event and it was an illuminating experience! Not only did we get to hear from some of manufacturings leading lights in the region, we got to talk alongside them at Naame’s packed conference. As well as having our exhibition stand, our Director Paul Grenyer spoke at […]

norDev mag

The new issue of the nor(DEV): magazine is out now, free to download!

    This issue focuses on Business in Tech. Or Tech in Business, as it is almost impossible to have one without the other and they both have an equally important role to play in our region. Countless reports from business minds, governments and international organisations are all talking about how technology is going to […]

MyTech once again a roaring success!

  Held by Inspired Youth Projects, My Tech 2018 was another successful meeting of tech employers and burgeoning tech talent. Naked Element was proud to support the event, as always, and our developers really got a lot out of it too! “The MyTech Inspired Youth event brought together some of the great local tech companies and […]


NAAME Check for Naked Element

    NAAME, the New Anglia Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, are an organisation dedicated to promoting and supporting the manufacturing and engineering industry in our region and Naked Element open their ‘NAAME Dropping’ section which shines a spotlight on innovative local businesses. The magazine is free and packed with interesting articles and useful information. For […]


The College of West Anglia is now a Microsoft Associate Partner College, and on Wednesday 9 March 2016, launched as an exclusive risual Microsoft Academy for the New Anglia LEP region. The risual Microsoft Academies were formed to address the digital skills shortage through collaboration with Microsoft and risual’s industry expertise, to create a centre […]

Job Vacancy- Data Architect at Axom Vibe

We are looking for a hands on Data Architect at Axon Vibe.  Come join us, if you want to play with streaming and processing high frequency telemetry data from Mobile devices and Public Transport Vehicles all around the world. Axon VIBE provides the technology to help public transport operators get ready for and lead one […]

Job Vacancy- Digital Marketing Manager

Natures Menu Ltd. are searching for their new Digital Marketing Manager, who will be based in Snetterton, Norfolk. Job Role The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the business across a variety of online marketing activities. They will be proactively working with colleagues and agencies, to generate, manage and execute these activities. Then evaluate […]

Creative Futures Twilight Event

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, neaco are holding the Creative Futures Twilight event, which is designed to raise aspirations, explain the full range of post 16 options within the creative industries and provide crucial advice about how to make successful applications to higher education. Local organisations within the creative industries are being invited to exhibit […]


What are the challenges for Manufacturers when looking to invest in technology?

In Naked Element’s last blog they talked about business process automation and the benefits it brings with it, but what are the challenges facing businesses when it comes to technology? There’s no question that technology is an intrinsic part of our everyday world. The government report ‘Foresight’ into the future of manufacturing predicts that manufacturing […]

tech nation survey 2018

Help Keep Norwich & Norfolk on the Tech Nation Map in 2018

Tech Nation is a groundbreaking series of reports on the UK’s digital tech ecosystem. Over the last three years – it has captured the strength, depth and breadth of activity across the UK. It has revealed the scale of the digital tech sector, captured its growth, and – crucially – developed an understanding of the […]


Netmatters Working Scholarship Programme

Netmatters Ltd are a relatively young technology company, offering web development, digital marketing, IT support and telephony services; primarily across Norfolk and Suffolk. As Netmatters have grown over the years, and begun to require more and more team members, it has become increasingly apparent that there is a huge shortage of software developers in the […]

What is Business Automation and how is it relevant to businesses?

  When it comes to Business Automation, companies generally fall into one of two categories: those who have heard of it and use it to their advantage, and those who assume it doesn’t apply to their business (and who will eventually be left behind). Business Automation is essentially the streamlining of processes to increase efficiency, […]


Full Day Workshop: Behaviour-driven development with Cynefin – Liz Keogh

What: Full Day Workshop: Behaviour-driven development with Cynefin – Liz Keogh When: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 9:00am to 4:45pm Where: The King’s Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH How much: £130.00 RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/Norfolk-Developers-NorDev/events/245781564/ Behaviour-Driven Development is a practice in which we talk through different examples (scenarios) of how a system might work, from the perspective of its many users. In this […]

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