Title Sponsor

ThoughtWorks is a global organisation made up of passionate technologists. We work with people and organisations that have ambitious missions. With software delivery at our core, we specialise in digital product and service innovation.

We help businesses make the organisational changes (delivery and service models) required to make that product innovation succeed in the digital era. We do this on a bedrock of 20+ years as the industry leader in Agile and Lean software delivery.

We have a reputation for having the world’s leading technical talent, and have in recent years invested heavily in customer experience, design, innovation, and digital strategy.

We are focused on helping the technology industry improve. We do this by writing books, blogging, running events, talking at conferences, and championing open source.

Platinum Sponsors

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

IBM has embarked on an agile strategy that has reshaped the company in fundamental ways to fuel a culture of collaboration that focuses on our clients key needs. IBM is in a unique position to deliver globally distributed agile projects at scale; allowing the rapid creation of specialised client solutions that deeply engage the client in the development narrative.

Within IBM, the Agile approach is fostering high staff engagement by replacing functional silos with cross-functional teams that emphasise communication and collaboration over documentation and meetings. Agile has become a frame of mind and a frame of reference for how IBMers work and respond to the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead of us in our client engagements.

IBM’s global approach to agility is a recognition of our clients’ desire to continuously innovate and grow.

Gold Sponsors

AGL aims to lead the industry as the most innovative energy company. Examples of recent innovation include opening Australia’s largest solar power plant, launching the world’s most advanced mobile energy app, and a large scale agile transformation program aimed at putting the customer at the heart of everything it does. AGL has around 300 people working in agile, many of them utilising SAFe.

AGL is growing. If you’re interested in working in a great culture on everything from solar, batteries, electric vehicles to the internet of things, then stop by AGL’s booth to see more and have the chance to win a prize.

AMP is Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent wealth management company, helping customers achieve their goals through our offers, solutions and personalised financial advice. For more than 165 years we’ve dedicated ourselves to helping our customers take control of their finances, be debt free, plan for and manage their retirement, and be financially secure in case of misfortune. Today, we provide financial advice and products to over four million retail and institutional customers in our core markets of Australia and New Zealand. We also have an expanding global presence through AMP Capital, providing investment management services to institutional and retail clients across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Atlassian unlocks the potential in every team. Our products help teams collaborate, build software and serve their customers better. More than 50,000 large and small organisations – including Citigroup, eBay, Coca-Cola, BMW and NASA – use Atlassian’s tracking, collaboration, communication, service management and development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time. Learn about products including JIRA, Confluence, HipChat, Bitbucket and Bamboo at http://atlassian.com.

At Elabor8, we believe disruption creates opportunity, and that the best ideas, products and service come from forward thinking and adaptive companies.

We show companies how to innovate and lead by: gaining clarity and insight into their environment; building coherence and adaptability into their processes; and developing the capabilities they need to succeed.

We provide services in customer research and analysis; bespoke methods and consulting in innovation, product design and software delivery; organisational transformation and coaching in lean and agile.

Equal Experts is an award-winning agile consultancy, specialising in simple software solutions for big business challenges. We use highly productive working methods to deliver innovative software for a wide range of public and private-sector clients.

We never compromise on expertise – our talented software consultants typically boast at least 10 years’ experience – but crucially, our values are just as important to us. Because we trust our teams’ ability to deliver, they have full autonomy and our support to do the right thing by their client and colleagues (even if that means going against our own short-term interests).

This respectful, grown-up approach delivers work that our teams and our clients can both be proud of – and it’s helped Equal Experts to be recognised on Glassdoor as an exceptional place to work.

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If you would like to enquire about sponsoring Agile Australia 2016, please contact us at conference@agileaustralia.com.au or on +61 2 9280 3677.