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  • Super Mondays - A strong and vibrant IT community based in the North East Of England - page 25
    wisely as you will be spending quite a bit of time with these people over the next few years In order to get the best people it is often a good idea to give them shares in your business this will give them the enthusiasm to deliver beyond the call of duty Rob also recommends that you get a good accountant and pay them well for their services Many inventors take months developing their products and they don t release them until they are finished Rob believes that you should get a proof of concept up and going immediately so that you can show potential investors and business partners what you are talking about rather than spending your time talking about vapour Product Architecture is key but remember that your trade partners and investors only care about system stability and scalability they will look at you with glass eyes if you tell them what operating system you are using or what development methodology you use Keep it short and simple all you need to do is convince them of your abilities without boring them with jargon To raise money in this market you need to be approachable sociable reliable and above all you must deliver upon expectations Newcastle is a small place and the community of investors and professional advisors is very small be careful out there Posted April 30th 2009 in Uncategorized Comments are disabled Arduino and Amazon Marketplace a review Chris Barber from Carrot Media was first to the podium to tell us about a project that he as recently worked on integrating an online apparel shop into the Amazon com market place Chris client was already selling their clothing products very successfully through their existing online shop and on ebay but wanted to expand their exposure Amazon can expose your products to huge numbers of people and using an XML feed it is easy to manage your sales stock and returns An added advantage to the system is that all payments are handled by Amazon which lends credibility to the enterprise Once the project was in place the client was very happy to receive the first order within a few days and since then orders have kept flowing Due to the automated nature of the system it is expected that the system should manage it s self and that the client will be able to use a simple CMS to add update and modify products But the project was not as smooth as expected Chris was amazed at the lack of support and documentation for the project and the time that it took to get the project completed While the actual work only took two weeks to complete it took over three months to get the answers necessary to complete the project Chris felt that the project was a great learning experience and judging by the questions from the audience it seems that he can now be considered an expert in this area if you have a

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  • Super Mondays - A strong and vibrant IT community based in the North East Of England - page 26
    supposed to bring a demo unit with him to the talk but the courier couldn t get it to him in time He expects to bring one next month and hinted that we may see them in the shops soon with a price point of around 200 We also had contributions from the University Mark from the Twestival Newcastle Twestival is part of a global event taking place on Thursday 12th February The event is more than a pint between a few folk who use Twitter it s a chance to be part of something bigger to witness just how powerful and real Twitter s influence can be Because everyone running the event is a volunteer all money raised goes directly to support charity water projects We also heard that Newcastle University has taken the recent VAT windfall and put the money towards working with industry so if you need to engage with the university with a project there is funding up to 5000 application need to be in by April but funding available to June Posted January 27th 2009 in Uncategorized 1 comment Our third meeting was a success Last night we had 40 visitors to our third Super Mondays event After drinking copious amounts of tea and Coffee sponsored by Alex Kavanagh from Tinwood we sat down for two presentations Alex spoke about the various free or open source applications that companies can use in replace of some of the more recignisable business applications You can download Alex s slides here Alex Kavanaghs F OSS Presentation Ross spoke about the new CloudFront service from Amazon and how this could be very useful if you want to have a large file available in general release for a short time In the question and answer section we moved onto some of the other AWS services and how these are lowering the cost of innovation You can download the slides here Ross Cooney s CloudFront Presentation this draws creativity from Mike Richwalskys presentation at HighEdWebTech The next event was Super Mondays event was set for 26th January As always we are very grateful that Newcastle University have given us acess to their excellent facilities Posted November 25th 2008 in Uncategorized 4 comments Language Wars a review Excellent Networking Our second meeting held on Monday 25th October went very well we had over 50 attendees from various demographics start ups programmers students academics and enthusiasts The event kicked off with a 45 minute networking session where copious amounts of tea and coffee were served courtesy of Paul Watson from Newcastle University At such an early stage in the Super Mondays concept it is important for the various attendees to get together and discuss their common interests Over 50 atendees After the pleasantries were finished we got down to the business of the evening Language Wars This was an opportunity for four local developers to advocate their favourite development language and discuss their relative values The lineup was Mike PHP Lee Ruby Brian

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  • Super Mondays - A strong and vibrant IT community based in the North East Of England - page 27
    have not missed anyone out The facilities that the University are offering us are excellent and free of charge with 3 lecture rooms plus some communal areas for more informal sessions The only slight downside is that there is no Internet access so we will have to rely on 3G dongles etc We are going to try to grow the group and see how things develop over the next few months The target for next month is to get 40 people attending so everyone who attended needs to bring a friend The consensus from last night was we want to keep the meetings informal lightly structured with Birds of a Feather talks Lightning talks and general discussions followed by a trip to the pub for the all important chat over a pint Posted September 23rd 2008 in Uncategorized 3 comments Newer Entries SuperJobs SuperMondays Network Flickr Other usergroups Discuss Archive November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 July 2012 May 2012 April 2012

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