Sponsors

10–12th May 2017 at thestudio

Sponsors helped us to add delight and enjoyed the chance to engage directly with our participants.

Co-Op Digital

Co-Op Digital

173 years ago the Co-op’s founders realised that when people work together, they’re stronger. We’ve always been pioneers. And now we’re using digital to create better ways of doing business for communities across the UK. Co-op Digital is building a team to develop new digital services and platforms, all with the values of co-operation at their heart. We start with user needs, we’re agile and we’re open.

Follow us on Twitter CoopDigital or find out more at digital.blogs.coop.

Sky Betting & Gaming

Sky Betting & Gaming

At Sky Betting & Gaming we don’t have Teams we have Tribes. Each Tribe is made up of small, agile and autonomous squads who work collaboratively with a shared purpose. So whether you join our Bet Tribe, Early Careers Tribe or anything in between, you will work with a group of people with raw energy, natural talent, and the kind of spirit that helps us think big, act bold, and change the game. It all means that we’ve created the kind of workplace that wins awards such as a place on the prestigious list of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Based in Leeds, we have grown to become one of the UK’s leading online betting and gaming companies and recently announced as a tech Unicorn Business. A business driven by bleeding edge technology, that brings the excitement of sports betting, casino games, poker and bingo to over 200,000 customers a day & growing!

It’s a workplace like no other, with a mission to make Betting & Gaming better.

And we want you to be part of it.

SkyBetCareers

Thought Works

ThoughtWorks

ThoughtWorks is a global software company and community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients’ toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.

Our services fall into software delivery, products and consulting but we prefer to talk about ideas, opportunities and how we can help. Our clients include well-known household names, large government organisations, forward thinking retailers and anything in-between.

Our people are what really make us different. We’re talented, curious individuals, working best when we’re really challenged. With over 20 years of thought leadership, we have been integral in the agile movement, more recently championing practices like continuous delivery and lean enterprise. We promote a collaborative, non-hierarchical and diverse working environment to encourage innovation, creativity and productivity.

We want to better humanity through software. We run our business around a three pillar model – striking a balance between running a sustainable business, providing software excellence and advocating for social and economic justice. Whether we’re defending the free internet, teaching children how to code or helping to tackle global epidemics head on, we strive to have a positive impact on the world.

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MoneySupermarket Group

MoneySupermarket

The MoneySuperMarket (MSM) Group is the UK’s largest price comparison website. We operate through three well known and trusted brands, MoneySuperMarket, TravelSuperMarket and MoneySavingExpert.

We’re a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination. We work on a modern highly-performant platform, which we have invested £60M in over the last 3 years. Our platform brings products from over 800 financial providers to more than 24 million unique monthly visitors. We are constantly changing our platform and products to help customers save money and deliver the experience they love. If you’re interested in joining a purpose-driven company that is dedicated to creating a world-class engineering team, a company you can be proud to be a part of - join MoneySuperMarket.

We are now looking for talented individuals to join our existing mobile app delivery team working on the design and development of new features, enhancements and technical improvements. We also have vacancies working for our teams across our Group and range of brands – if you love your technology, you’ll love it here.

MoneySupermarket

Auto Trader

Auto Trader

Auto Trader is the UK's number one motoring digital marketplace and is a business with a 40-year old heritage. However, in the last 3 years we have migrated from our historic print product to become a purely digital business. A migration that is recognised throughout the UK as the most successful resulting in Autotrader.co.uk receiving 58.5 million cross platform visits a month, delivering over 250 million advert views to the 13,500 car dealerships that advertise with us.

We work in an Agile and Lean environment and collaboration is absolutely key to the way we work. Our cross functional team structure brings people together; this diversity of thought and experience encourages us to continually push the boundaries of what we deliver to our customers. Diversity & Inclusion is sometimes viewed as a ‘nice to have’, for Auto Trader it’s part of our DNA and values. We aren’t just a great place to work but a part of the community with a responsibility to utilise our time, skills and capabilities to improve society at large.

AutoTraderLife

Valtech, Service Design in Government sponsors

Valtech

Valtech is a global digital agency. We work in an Agile way to understand and solve the business and technological complexities faced by organisations of all shapes and sizes.

Founded in Paris in 1993, Valtech employs over 2250 skilled people in over 30 offices across the globe with London being the global HQ. In the UK we specialise in three key business areas - design, development and data. We believe that these three areas are critical to business success and one cannot succeed without the other.

Valtech

Zuhlke Engineering

Zuhlke Engineering

Zuhlke Engineering provides bespoke agile software development services, locally. Clients tell us that they use Zuhlke when they are faced with tough technical problems, when time to market is critical, or when a project simply cannot be allowed to fail.

As part of the Zuhlke Technology Group, Zuhlke Engineering can draw on the experience gathered from the more than 8,000 projects delivered by Group companies since 1968. Today the Group companies have teams serving local customers in UK, Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Serbia.

Zuhlke Engineering

Open Credo

Open Credo

OpenCredo is a pragmatic hands-on software and DevOps consultancy with a wealth of experience in open source technologies. Since 2009, OpenCredo has been helping clients align technical and business strategy with a focus on delivering meaningful, cohesive solutions, including repeatable processes that take advantage of leading edge technologies and approaches in software development and programmable infrastructure. Our commitment to going the extra mile builds long term trust collaborations that really deliver on client objectives.

OpenCredo

AO

AO

AO started small. An infamous £1 pub bet led to our launch in 2000.

Seventeen years later, we have over 2 million customers, 1.7 million Facebook fans, with one in every four appliances bought online purchased through us. Our mission is to be the Best Electrical Retailer in Europe!

We’re AO’ers - any success we enjoy stems entirely from our people being who they are and loving what they do, which is exactly what we want.

We collaborate, we support each other, we encourage one another and boy do we celebrate together.

We’re not a company exactly, we’re more of a tribe. We know our people when we see them, and they get us straight away.

The difference with us is that our values mirror every single one of our people, from the bottom to the top. We haven’t made them up, they’re who we are and what we absolutely believe in."

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Zen Internet

Zen Internet

Over the last 20 years, Zen Internet has grown from a pioneering ISP into an award-winning company that provides a full range of data, voice and hosting services to business and residential customers across the UK, providing the capabilities to communicate, collaborate and thrive in a highly connected world.

One of the UK’s most respected and trusted technology organisations, Zen’s independent ownership and large Agile delivery team are uniquely positioned to respond quickly to changes within the fast-paced technology sector and capitalise on new opportunities.

This unique approach to both software and systems development, coupled with a business-wide appetite for innovation, have been pivotal to Zen’s success and remain central to enabling future growth following a record-breaking year.

zeninternet

Quality Without A Name

QWAN

We are Quality Without A Name, an initiative of pragmatic practitioners. We train and mentor teams, coach individuals and carry out bespoke development projects. We specialise in agile and lean software development.

Our mission is to bring success to our customers by improving their system development practice. We advise, coach and train management, product owners, project leaders and developers. And we develop software ourselves - above all, we are software developers.

Scrumconnect

Scrumconnect

Scrumconnect provides bespoke agile software development and devops consultancy services. We help clients with Agile transformation by meeting user needs in GDS way, adding value and reducing time taken from idea to market.

Our consultants are trusted leaders in their domain, specialising in agile delivery, typically have at least 10 years’ experience in delivering valuable, working software – and together, we’ve created it for a range of public and private sector clients.

Scrumconnect

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