Sponsors 2016

Conference Sponsors 2016

The Agile on the Beach Team would like to thank all sponsors for their generosity and support

if you would like to sponsor Agile on the Beach please contact us info@agileonthebeach.com or visit our sponsorship page



We are delighted to welcome Sky as Gold Host sponsors of our Software Delivery track at Agile on the Beach 2016.

As sponsors we look forward to hearing from the Sky team including a lunchtime session on Agile at Sky with their Head of Technology Paul Lemon and one of their Scrum Masters, Sarah Glanville.



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We are delighted to welcome CDK Global as Gold Host Sponsors of our Teams & Practices track at Agile on the Beach 2016
CDK Global is the largest global software provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to automotive dealerships and manufacturers in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Our systems are used by over 26,000 dealers throughout the world, name any household car brand you can think of and the chances are CDK Global is a preferred supplier.

CDK Global is evolving the automotive industry through technology with 27,000+ clients across 100+ countries and 9,000+ employees worldwide.



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Kainos is a high growth, UK-based provider of IT services, consulting and software solutions. The Group specialises in the development of digital technology solutions; software design and agile software development; automated testing services; technology support services; and related ancillary services such as project management, all provided across multiple sectors.



DSDM Consortium

We are pleased to welcome DSDM Consortium as silver Speaker sponsors of Agile on the Beach 2016 in our Business track.   Ed Holt of DSDM will be hosting a session on Agile Enterprise

DSDM is a proven Framework for Agile project management and delivery, helping to deliver results quickly and effectively. It concentrates on strategic goals and incremental delivery of real business benefits while keeping control of time, cost, risk and quality. It reflects the very latest thinking in corporate strength Agile and is the culmination of practitioners’ experience drawn from a wide range of public and private sector projects.

The DSDM Consortium is the not-for-profit community behind the Framework, providing products and services that support organisations and individuals in their learning, adoption and application of DSDM. Since 1995 DSDM has been effectively applied to a wide range of projects from small software developments all the way up to full-scale business process change.

Training and certification in both Agile Project Management, Agile Business Analysis, Agile Programme Management are offered by a range of organisations accredited by APMG International. Visit dsdm.org for more information.

CC with Group underneath (3)Cornwall College

Cornwall is a beautiful, dynamic county with a rich industrial and cultural heritage. As a region it doesn’t fit a national mould,and as a college, neither do we.

Adaptive, responsive and creative; we are constantly evolving and developing provision that is right for you, your career and the future of Cornwall.

The Cornwall College Group is the county’s largest education and training provider. We support 35,000 learners of all ages each year, 2,000 of whom are studying at university level. Our achievements are plentiful, and our proven track record of over 10,000 apprentices in the past ten years makes us the most successful provider of apprenticeships in South West England.

We know the world is changing on many fronts. The challenging local and global economy means you need relevant and industry-focused skills and qualifications to create the future you want. Our expertise is in teaching you these skills, and more, as a Career College for the South West.





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We are pleased to welcome LexisNexis to the conference.  David Espley will be sharing their experience of User stories and other agile failures







We are delighted to welcome Plymouth University as Exhibit sponsors of Agile on the Beach 2016

School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics

Plymouth University



InvestInCornwall LogoInvest in Cornwall

Invest in Cornwall exists to help companies and investors establish businesses in Cornwall (UK) and aims to make the decision to do so as simple as possible. Invest in Cornwall provides information that is relevant, makes introductions, and advises on financial assistance available. Working in partnership with UKTI, Invest in Cornwall provides pre-relocation services such as:
•    Finding suitable premises for businesses via comprehensive property searches
•    Providing advice on what sources of funding and support businesses may be eligible for
•    Providing recruitment advice on how to access the highly skilled talent pool available in Cornwall
•    Understanding the leading sectors in Cornwall with a wealth of information and insight about your industry
•    Providing access to market sector specialists to help you with business decisions



IMG_6426Rowe IT Limited

We are a provider of bespoke IT solutions, business outcomes and specialists. With experience across a number of sectors, the provision of quality and cost effective solutions is at the heart of what we do.  Rowe IT have always been strong advocates and practitioners of Agile methodologies and, as a local company based in Cornwall and Devon,  we are proud to be one of the sponsors of Agile on the Beach




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Our coffee points at the conference will be sponsored by crypto fintech

An exciting FinTech start-up revolutionising recurring payments.


Software Cornwall

IMG_5571Software Cornwall is a not for profit community network and the hub of Cornwall’s fast growing tech cluster.

The Software Cornwall team along with members and volunteers, work collaboratively to connect, promote, support and grow the tech community. They do this through fantastic array of activities, from running learn to code Missions with Cornwall’s future software engineers to, helping local tech businesses to identify funding and business support to help grow their businesses.

Meet us on our stand to find out more and help us name the new Agile on the Beach sponsored Mission to Mars robot! Visit www.softwarecornwall.org to find out more about Cornwall’s great tech community.

Being Agile

Agile Logo 1Supporting businesses to create an agile working culture and adopt agile practices. Being Agile provide a range of agile training and coaching support to teams and orgnaisations accross the UK.  Based in the South West.  For more information on training and consultancy, and to read more about Being agile in Business visit  www.beingagile.co.uk


Sullivan Cuff Software

SCSL Health_Icon_loSullivan Cuff Software is a leading developer of clinical decision support software. We believe in continuous improvement and dedicated customer support to ensure that our software delivers meaningful benefits to patients and healthcare professionals.



HeadforwardsHeadforwards is a software development company whose primary aim is to create and deliver custom software with our clients focusing on the business value it brings.

Using both agile philosophy and process understanding, we bring together effective software development teams that are not only flexible in developing software that meets business requirements, they also continuously strive to do so in better and better ways. http://www.headforwards.com

Software Strategy

Software-Strategy_300Specialising in helping companies that produce software to sell or to provide a business service. Typically my clients are companies in the ISV or SaaS space but I also work with corporate IT departments on occasion.





Mackerel Sky

mac_sky_logoWe work on a vast range of events; from creative festivals to conferences to corporate dinners and everything in between!  We can offer a range of services – to help in one bit or every part of the event. It’s up to you.












mpadnewMPAD is an established and vibrant communication agency that takes pride in producing effective, beautiful and tailored communication solutions.




uknetwebThank you to UKNetWeb for providing our website and hosting.

At UKNetWeb we are a strategically led, technically focused, web design and development company based in the heart of Cornwall.  We are pleased to provide Agile on the Beach with a website solution.

Delivering a range of websites and web based systems to clients throughout the UK and beyond, we are well placed to aid businesses of all sizes reach their full potential online.
UKNetWeb have been championing Agile for a number of years simply because it achieves better and more realistic outcomes. We are more than happy to take people through a brief 1-2 hour induction into how Agile works, how it compares with other methodologies, and how to use it as a project owner to achieve more than previous traditional project management approaches www.uknetweb.com







InfoQ: Software Development News, Videos & Books
InfoQ.com is a practitioner-driven community news site focused on facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in professional software development.


Methods & Tools

Methods & Tools - Media sponsorThank you to Methods & Tools for their help in raising awareness of the conference as a media sponsor

Methods & Tools is a free software development magazine on Software Testing, Project Management, Agile, Scrum, UML, Requirements, Programming (Java,.NET, Ruby, Ajax), Databases, CMMI, Open source Tools, Software Development Jobs


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Pixxcell is a time travelling atlas of human curiosity (the world’s first, we think).  We enable anyone to build stories of amazing journeys, places, events and people across the globe. Whether you’re a traveller, travel blogger, photographer (or just have a story you want to tell) Pixxcell will make your story look awesome.

Build beautiful stories of the places you’ve been and tell the world about them. Show off your travels, your lives, your family and places and things that interest you; from this day forward and going back to day dot.


techbritWe are delighted to have TechBritannia on board as ‘in kind media sponsors’ for the 2016 conference. Rose, founder of TechBritannia will be helping to spread the word about Agile on the Beach by supporting our Public Relations activities during the conference.  Find out more at www.techbritannia.co.uk or email the TechBritannia team on: hello@techbritannia.co.uk @TechBritannia #LoveBritishTech



PRIMAOffering us a great deal to deliver hot fresh pasties at this years pre-conference gathering for those arriving the night before the conference!

Prima makes all the items you would expect of a Cornish bakery: Cornish Pasties, Saffron Cakes, Hevva Buns and Cream Tea Scones as well as some you might not: Handmade Pizza Bases, Quiches, Paninis and Triple Choc Brownies! http://www.primabakeries.co.uk







If you would like to sponsor Agile on the Beach 2016 please do get in touch info@agileonthebeach.com

September 7, 2016