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SKY

We are Sky, one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies and we are proud to be part of Comcast Corporation. Across six countries our innovative products connect 23 million customers to the best apps, and all the entertainment, sports, news, and arts they love, including our own award-winning original content.

Headquartered in Scotland, our Agile Technology Teams design, build, and operate the platforms which connect Sky to our customers in the UK, Ireland and beyond. Our systems handle thousands of sales every day, deliver millions of calls to our contact centres each year, process billing and payments for billions in revenue; and everything else to power a best-of-breed customer experience.

A team of more than 1,000 technology professionals from all disciplines and all walks of life, we’re all about agile transformation and continuous improvement. We’re creative, innovative, forward-looking, and restless. We proudly champion diversity and inclusion in all its forms.

If that sounds like a great place to work, that’s because it is! If you have the right stuff – ability, passion, and a collaborative nature – there’s a place for you here at Sky.

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Equal Experts

A network of 3,000+ consultants across 5 continents, Equal Experts helps to create leading digital products and services for scaleups, corporations and government. We apply modern product, design and engineering techniques to our engagements utilising the experience that our consultants bring.  

One of our greatest strengths is our network, a community of professionals that share information, techniques, practices and opportunities. We share the good times and the challenging ones too. We operate a rigorous selection process to make sure all our consultants have extensive and diverse experience so we can be confident that the kind of support our network delivers is first rate.

Equal Experts is looking for people with a depth and breadth of experience, the right attitude about getting things done, and a real desire to help our customers be successful. 

‘Grown-ups’ is the shorthand we use to describe these types of people and the kind of attitude we want to work alongside. It summarises the responsible, self-disciplined people who show the depth of experience and the personal standards we need to create high-performing, ego-free teams. Most of our people have at least 10 years’ experience with all kinds of customers.

If you are interested, we recommend that you have a good look at our values. The people we want should find themselves nodding along.  Want to learn more?  Get in touch here.

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Cprime

Cprime is a global consulting, coaching and innovation firm helping businesses achieve transformational change in an orderly, structured and transparent manner. As the only process and technology focused consulting and training company, we work with our clients and partners to redefine how work gets done through Agile methods, product development, and technology led solutions.


Cprime is the partner of choice for global organisations, including Fortune 100 companies, helping them achieve true enterprise agility, through a combination of expert services. We also help visionary business leaders solve problems, execute critical implementations, and exceed business goals. With our key partnership recognitions, including Atlassian Platinum, AWS Advanced, GitLab Training, and being a SAFe Gold SPCT partner, our industry-leading services work in synergy to
deliver true meaningful, scalable, and tangible results.

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TEKsystems

TEKsystems

We’re partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That’s the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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BBC

The BBC is the world’s leading public service broadcaster

We’re impartial and independent, and every day we create distinctive, world-class programmes and content which inform, educate and entertain millions of people in the UK and around the world.

We do this across:

  • A portfolio of television services, including the UK’s most-watched channel BBC One, the pioneering online-only youth service BBC Three, and our multi award-winning channels for children, as well as national and regional television programmes and services across England. Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  • Ten UK-wide radio networks, providing the best live music broadcasting in the UK, as well as speech radio which informs, educates and entertains. We also have two national radio services each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and 39 local radio stations across England and the Channel Islands, providing an invaluable and unique service to listeners across the UK
  • Our digital services including BBC News, Sport, Weather CBBC and CBeebies, iPlayer and BBC Sounds, BBC Red Button and our vast archive

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Calba

We are your partner in agile.

Calba are based in Scotland and proud to have sponsored the conference every year since it started in 2012. Every organisation is unique. We work with clients to co-develop their own approach to agile. We focus on knowledge transfer and capability development to achieve lasting change.

Agile Coaching & Workshops

  • Organisational alignment
  • Agile planning/discovery
  • Building trust
  • User story mapping
  • Agile team start-up/refresh
  • Agile engineering best practice
  • Leadership coaching

Agile Training
Our most popular courses are:

  • Agile Practical (1-day)
  • Product Owner Training (1-day)
  • Scrum Master Training (1-day)

We also offer certified training from Scrum.org, Scrum Alliance, LKU, SAFe and ICAgile.

Delivery Services
Usually on a full-time contract basis for 3+ months, our specialists include:

  • Agile Coaches
  • Scrum Masters
  • Product Owners
  • Agile Business Analysts
  • UI/UX Specialists
  • Technical Specialists (Developers, DevOps, Architects)

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Comparative Agility – Getting Better is Never Done

Comparative Agility

Embrace a Culture of Data-Driven Continuous Improvement

Comparative Agility is the world’s largest agility assessment and continuous improvement platform. Cut through the noise and concentrate your improvement efforts where it makes the biggest impact.

With information targeted at various levels of the organisation, quickly acquire the insights and intelligence necessary to make the most of your investments and execute on an approach tailored to meet the needs of your unique context.

Comparative Agility creates peace of mind by only featuring surveys created by the world’s foremost experts in their respective domains.

Whether recognised industry leaders, Harvard Business School professors or proven change leaders, you can be confident that genuine Comparative Agility Capabilities are not only authored by trusted thought leaders - the results are backed by science, and rigorous testing.

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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.

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Create/Change

Public services must work for everyone. We’re looking for people from a diverse range of backgrounds to join us and help create change.

Create/Change is a GovTech consultancy working with policy & product teams on population level problems in domains like education, employment, social care and health. We also help the cultural and non-profit sectors innovate for social good.

We are a blend of permanent staff and a network of over 50 super-experienced practitioners. We’re expanding both our permanent team and our network: in particular we want to include more people who aren’t white, cisgender or able-bodied. 

We want to talk to:

  • Practitioners from diverse backgrounds who are interested in joining our network
  • People of all ages who are passionate about technology and user-centred design but need experience

Contact us at hello@createchange.io

Community Groups

Heart of Agile Scotland

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Heart of Agile Scotland are a meet-up group with their foundations in the four imperatives of the Heart of Agile: Collaborate, Deliver, Reflect, Improve.

We meet every couple of months for a mix of guest speakers, facilitated sessions and general networking. Our events take place either online or in person in Edinburgh or Glasgow.

We aim to make our sessions interactive, and inclusive for all. Find us on Meetup for more.

The future of work in Scotland

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This community is focused on how the world of work continues to evolve. It covers a broad range of areas from modern leadership approaches, team dynamics and organisational design to ways of working, collaborative models, agile practices and how we communicate.

We encourage being open minded and proactive learning. We love to share knowledge and make new bodies of work accessible to audiences far and wide. We celebrate contribution and participation. We believe deeply in collaborative thinking, co-creation, ethical leadership, and diversity and inclusion.

Lean Agile Edinburgh

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Running since 2013, Lean Agile Edinburgh is a meetup group to discuss and share all things lean and agile. Meetups include talks, workshops, activities, lean-coffee, open-space sessions and networking.

Completely free, all are welcome.

Interested in becoming a partner?

Sponsors

Together with our sponsors we aim to create great experiences and delight our participants. If you're interested in becoming a Lean Agile Scotland sponsor or supporter, please contact us to discuss things further.

Community Groups

A discount is available to meetup and user groups that help promote Agile Cambridge to their members. If you organise, or are a member of, a user group and would like more information please contact us.