DevelopHER Awards 2017

By | 2017-11-30T22:01:55+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Magazine|

Keen to grow the East Anglian network, founder Vickie Allen held the third DevelopHER Awards in Cambridge this year. Hosted by the stunning Corn Exchange, there were pink and silver balloons hovering above every table and goody bags on every chair - the venue was ready for an amazing event. There were nearly 200 nominations [...]

AI: Better for Business, Better for Employees?

By | 2017-11-06T21:36:16+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|

Artificial intelligence is unashamedly a big deal - why else would Norfolk Developers’ Journal be running an AI special?! With annual global revenue predicted to grow from $643 million in 2016 to $36.8 billion in 2025, artificial intelligence represents the fastest growing sector in IT. Businesses have been quick to investigate the ways AI can [...]

3D Printing:  Opportunity or Risk?

By | 2017-11-06T21:16:38+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|

It will come as a surprise to many that technology underpinning 3D printing (often known as “stereolithography” or “additive manufacturing”) has existed for over 30 years, first entering public consciousness when French inventor Alain Le Mehaute filed a patent to protect the stereolithography process in 1984. Whilst progress in the commercial development of 3D printing [...]

Meet The Community: Norfolk Developers

By | 2017-11-06T21:10:29+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|

Norfolk Developers almost need no introduction. If you’re reading this magazine, you know who they are. Considering the group’s importance and influence in the region’s tech scene, they were an obvious choice to feature in our ‘Meet The Community’ feature. We spoke to founder Paul Grenyer about nor(DEV): about his favourite moment of past meet-ups [...]

Building A Successful Chatbot

By | 2017-11-06T21:03:28+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Magazine, The AI Edition|

First things first, what exactly is a chatbot?  A quick Google will give you lots of different answers to this simple question. I have attempted my own definition with the caveat that this fledgling technology is constantly evolving so this may well be out of date by the time you read it. Here goes: > [...]

Bigger, Better & Bursting with even more content: Nor(DEV):con 2017!

By | 2016-08-06T00:54:44+00:00 August 6th, 2016|Nor(DEV):con 2017|

Bigger, Better & Bursting with even more content,Nor(DEV):con 2017 is set to be our biggest yet so bare with me as we go through what’s on offer in 2017! Naked Element Ltd. is proud to present Nor(DEV):con, the Norfolk Developers Tech, Agile & Business conference in the heart of Norwich. 2017’s Nor(DEV):con will take place [...]

NorDevCon breaking down age barriers

By | 2016-03-14T18:45:20+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Speakers|

NorDevCon 2016 was yet another resounding success for Norfolk Developers. With an impressive array of speakers and workshops we had more attendees than any previous year. This year, for the first time, we had students and teachers attending from some of the local schools and academies as well as the usual range of techies and [...]

nor(DEV):con 2016 a HUGE success!

By | 2016-03-05T14:34:26+00:00 March 5th, 2016|Uncategorised|

nor(DEV):con attracted over 400 people this year, the biggest turnout yet! There were international speakers, fully booked workshops and a great atmosphere over the whole weekend. This year's new business track proved popular, especially Ermine Amies' 'Time Bandits' session, with delegates taking away practical tips and advice on how to better use their time, and [...]

Microsoft & The Guardian Join The 2016 NorDevCon Line Up

By | 2016-01-16T18:10:33+00:00 January 16th, 2016|Speakers|

We thought you'd like to know that Microsoft and the Guardian have joined the NorDevCon 2016 line up! Building applications using the Universal Windows Platform (Friday) Paul Foster (Microsoft) Windows 10 introduces the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which further evolves the Windows Runtime model and brings it into the Windows 10 unified core. As part of the [...]