nor(DEV):con 2016 a HUGE success!

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 [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Event, Our Team|Comments Off on nor(DEV):con 2016 a HUGE success!

Flexing Your Muscles

Today I had a review with Ermine Amies. Naked Element have been training the Sandler way with Ermine for some time now and reviews are an incredibly useful part of the process. We discussed a lot of aspects of Naked Element’s business in detail and Ermine offered great help and advice. As is often the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Case Study, Our Team, Review|Comments Off on Flexing Your Muscles

Case Study: Sports for Schools

Sports for Schools run athlete-led physical activities events to inspire children to participate in more sport, raise money for PE equipment in schools (over £1.75m to date), and support GB and Olympic athletes financially. They partner school groups with athletes to motivate and encourage children to enjoy being active and boost confidence. The company’s current [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 20th, 2016|Case Study, Code, Languages, Our Team|Comments Off on Case Study: Sports for Schools

Norwich is a TechCity again in 2016!

Tech Nation 2016 is the most comprehensive analysis of the UK’s Digital Tech Economy to date, showing how the Digital Tech Industries are driving economic growth, employment and regional development. Norwich feature for the 2nd year showing even further growth in its digital economy. 22% GVA Growth from 2010-2014 £148m Total GVA Output Read more: http://www.techcityuk.com/technation/ [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Case Study|Comments Off on Norwich is a TechCity again in 2016!

User Stories Workshop

I attended my first User Stories Workshop today. It wasn't as intense or as complicated as I thought it might be, but the potential client was surprised at how much we got done in such a short space of time. Aspects of their business process came up that they hadn't considered before too, which was [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Code, Our Team|Comments Off on User Stories Workshop

Time to embrace multiparadigm languages

I enjoyed reading Ben Walpole’s piece on Linkedin, In Defence of OOP. Ben is absolutely right, object oriented programming (OOP) is getting a bad press in the shadow of the latest golden hammer, functional programming. What I believe Ben is really saying is that you should use the right tool for the right job. When [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Case Study, Code, Languages|Comments Off on Time to embrace multiparadigm languages

MyTech in Norwich

The Naked Element team was up bright and early (well, early anyways) to take part in the first MyTech event in Norwich. Organised by Inspired Youth, the event aimed to bring local tech industries and interested students together for networking and advice. After DevelopHER's Vicky opened the event, our director Paul was part of the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Event, Our Team|Comments Off on MyTech in Norwich

Norfolk Chamber of Commerce MPs Event 2016

One of the goals for Naked Element in 2016 is to make more of their Norfolk Chamber of Commerce membership. We’re doing well so far, it’s early February and we’ve already attended our second event. Both events have yielded interesting new contacts with plenty of potential for both Naked Element and Norfolk Developers. The venue [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Event, Our Team, Review|Comments Off on Norfolk Chamber of Commerce MPs Event 2016

The first ever Norwich Health Hackathon

Save the date: Hacking Health, Saturday 12 March 2016 The first ever Norwich Health Hackathon Norwich’s first ever health hackathon will take place on Saturday 12 March 2016 at the Norwich Research Park. The 12-hour collaborative event will see the region’s leading health and technology professionals come together to generate innovative solutions to some of [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Code, Event, Languages, Our Team|Comments Off on The first ever Norwich Health Hackathon

Come and learn about Conway’s Law

Workshop: An Exploration of Symbiotic Design Practice When: 10am to 4.45pm, Thursday 25th February, 2016 Where: NorDevCon, The Kings Centre, Kings Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH How much: £20 Tickets: http://nordevcon2016.eventbrite.co.uk Decades ago, Melvin Conway coined what is now called Conway’s Law: “organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T19:05:45+00:00 February 7th, 2016|Code, Event, Languages|Comments Off on Come and learn about Conway’s Law

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