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

J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions.

With a history dating back over 200 years, we are committed to helping businesses and markets grow, and currently have over 250,000 employees working across over 100 countries.

We have a reputation in delivering first-class global financial services while reinventing the industry. Today, as the industry leader in many markets, we are relentless in embracing fresh and original thinking to meet our clients’ needs.

We understand the competitive advantage of Technology Innovation and have 50,000+ technologists serving clients in over 140 cities with an annual investment of over $10.8 billion in technology.

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Zonal

Zonal is the UK’s first and No.1 supplier of technology solutions, providing a wide ranging suite of products for hospitality businesses.

For nearly 40 years, Zonal has used their unrivalled experience to invest time and research into innovative products, ensuring they always remain at the forefront of the hospitality industry. Zonal now provide its comprehensive solutions to over 16,000 businesses within a multitude of sectors from pubs, restaurants, stadiums to coffee shops and more recently the on board catering services on trains.

The impressive product range was born out of the desire to solve a troublesome area experienced by the founders themselves. The McLean family identified a particular area within their own hotel in Edinburgh that caused them a significant amount of time and stress and with that the first EPoS system was brought to the market. Zonal now employ circa 600 people whilst still maintaining their proud Scottish heritage.

With a strong team of skilled and passionate individuals paired with a truly unique partnership approach to business, the agile system is tailored to fit the demanding and diverse requirements of the hospitality industry.

Zonal offers an impressive range of solutions to support each step of the customer journey – including mobile ordering, online bookings, table and kitchen management and customer marketing through loyalty, all tightly integrated with EPoS.

With a dedicated marketing technologies division, Zonal unlocks the power of integration by bringing marketing, IT and operations together through a creative suite of products.

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Equal Experts - Sponsors of Lean Agile Scotland

Equal Experts

At Equal Experts we help organisations achieve great things – processing millions of transactions per day in government; building top-5 mobile apps for iOS and Android; launching startups with lean, elegant technology and much, much more.

We’re a community of over 750 experienced consultants (across eight countries, five continents), comprising user researchers, designers, strategic thinkers, product people, BAs, developers, architects, QAs, devops and more – all bound by our shared set of values.

Our network model means experienced, pragmatic people are always invited to join us (even if you’re not looking for an imminent move). Once in the network you’re part of our community, and we’ll keep you informed of new developments and opportunities. When the time is right, we’ll work quickly to find you new challenges – always working with experienced, like-minded practitioners, and helping us achieve even greater things.

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Scrum.org

Based on the values and principles of Scrum and the Agile Manifesto, Scrum.org provides comprehensive training, assessments and certifications to improve the profession of software delivery.

Throughout the world, our solutions and community of Professional Scrum Trainers empower people and organizations to achieve agility through Scrum. Ken Schwaber, the co-creator of Scrum, founded Scrum.org in 2009 as a global organization, dedicating himself to improving the profession of software delivery by reducing the gaps so the work and work products are dependable.

Visit Scrum.org for further information on the organization’s Professional Scrum assessments, training and global community; follow us on Twitter @scrumdotorg and read more from our community of experts on the Scrum.org Blog.

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RBS

RBS

RBS is a UK-based banking and financial services company, headquartered in Edinburgh.

RBS provides a wide range of products and services to personal, commercial and large corporate and institutional customers through its two main subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest, as well as through a number of other well-known brands including Ulster Bank and Coutts.

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Brightsolid

Transforming businesses with hosting strategies that drive digitalisation, business agility, service improvement and growth, Brightsolid is Scotland’s only dedicated and complete colocation and managed cloud solutions company. It is privately-owned and operated, and committed to providing enterprise class technology, processes and talent for Scotland and beyond.

Colocation - Brightsolid own and operate world-class data centres in Dundee and Aberdeen, allowing it to provide the infrastructure, people and processes required to guide its clients on their transformational journey. It can also provide UK wide services via their strategic partners in Edinburgh and London.

Managed Cloud – The journey to the cloud should be compelling and cost-effective; Brightsolid guide, support and deliver every stage of that journey, helping clients realise the full potential and business benefits of the cloud. Managed Cloud solutions include: Brightsolid Enterprise Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Government Cloud and Public Cloud.

Cloud Services – Adding value to help you realise the benefits of the cloud including Connectivity, Consultancy, Hosting and Security services.

The team at Brightsolid is dedicated to accelerating its clients’ solution adoption, increasing productivity, maximising return on investment and improving efficiencies. Whether you are just at the beginning of your cloud journey, or already building and managing your cloud strategy, Brightsolid will help you embrace cloud and propel your business toward success.

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FanDuel

FanDuel is the pioneer of online daily fantasy sports, one of the fastest growing sectors of the sports and entertainment industry.

Since our launch in 2009, we’ve been disrupting the fantasy sports industry and changing the way millions of people experience sports. Sports is our game, but fast-paced technology is at the heart of our business.

We make products that sports fans love to use and our teams love to build. Working at FanDuel provides the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of sports fans through the products we create.

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Prudential UK

Prudential UK is part of M&G Prudential, the UK and European savings and investments business of Prudential plc, the global financial services company.

In the UK, Prudential is a leading provider of savings and investment solutions, with a focus on helping customers meet their long-term financial goals, while also protecting them against short-term market fluctuations. Over the next five years, M&G Prudential’s shareholders will be investing £250 million of capital into a series of transformation programmes to create a simple, modern digitally enabled, customer-centric savings and investments business.

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Skyscanner

Travel joy.

It's what we're all about. We all live in a perpetual state of wanderlust, with difference and distance coming together to create a tonic for the soul.

At Skyscanner, we put travellers at the heart of everything we do and we’re obsessed with turning their travel dreams into reality. And we’re only 1% done!

Highly curious. Highly motivated. Highly skilled. We bring great minds together to make the hard stuff easy for travellers.

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Calba

Calba

Based in Edinburgh, Calba specialises in agile transformations.

We have sponsored Lean Agile Scotland every year since it started in 2012 and are delighted to be part of its’ continued growth.

We are highly conscious every organisation is unique. We work with clients to co-develop their own approach to agile, based on proven practices and frameworks. We focus on knowledge transfer and capability development to achieve lasting change. Services include:

Agile Coaching:

  • Organisational alignment
  • Improving use of agile frameworks/techniques
  • Agile engineering best practice
  • Executive and 5-Step Leadership coaching

Agile Training & Workshops:

We have a wide range, our most popular are:

  • Agile Practical
  • Product Owner Training
  • Scrum Master Training
  • User Story Writing Workshop

Practicioner Services:

We provide agile and digital specialists working onsite, usually on a full-time basis:

  • Agile Coaches
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners and Agile Business Analysts
  • Technical Specialists

Please email enquiry@calba.com for further information.

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Quality Without A Name

QWAN

We are Quality Without A Name, a partnership of pragmatic practitioners. We develop software, teams, and individuals. We do so by coaching, mentoring, and training tailored to the needs of our clients.

We don’t shy away from taking responsibility, and are only happy when you are successful in the short term as well as the long term. We specialise in agile and lean software development. And we develop software ourselves - above all, we are software developers.

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Community Groups

Lean Agile Glasgow

Founded in 2012 by Chris McDermott and Kevin Austin, Lean Agile Glasgow has grown to over 1000 members and runs meetups, talks and events every month for the Scottish agile community.

Lean Agile Glasgow is dedicated to creating space for people to meet, learn and grow in the Scottish business, technology and education sectors and is supported by some of Scotland’s biggest employers.

Lean Agile Edinburgh

Started in June 2013, Lean Agile Edinburgh is a monthly meetup group to discuss and share all things lean and agile.

Meetups include talks, workshops, Lean-Coffee/Open Space sessions and networking. All are welcome, join the meetup group for more information.

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Sponsors

Together with our sponsors we aim to create great experiences and delight our participants.

We're interested in creating bespoke sponsorship packages for interested organisations. We also offer a range of "off the shelf" sponsorship options.

Alternatively, if you'd like to provide swag, giveaways or other resources as a supporter, we'd love to hear from you.

If you're interested in becoming a Lean Agile Scotland sponsor or supporter, please contact us to discuss things further.

Community Groups

A 10% discount is available to user groups and meetups that help promote Lean Agile Scotland 2018 to their members.

If you organise, or are a member of, a user group and would like more information on supporting Lean Agile Scotland and securing this discount for your members, please contact us using the button below.

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Previous sponsors

We're grateful to the fantastic companies that have sponsored previous editions of Lean Agile Scotland

Axelos
CA Technologies
Kanbanize
Optos
Student Loans Company
RBS
Actineo
Calba
Registers of Scotland
QWAN
Amazon DCS