DigitalScotland 2022 sponsors

the annual conference for public sector technology

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Capita

Capita is a consulting, transformation and digital services business. Every day our 55,000 colleagues help millions of people, by delivering innovative solutions to transform and simplify the connections between government and citizens, businesses and customers. We partner with our clients and provide the insight and cutting-edge technologies that give time back, allowing them to focus on what they do best, and making people’s lives easier and simpler. We operate across three divisions – Capita Public Service, Capita Experience and Capita Portfolio – in the UK, Europe, India and South Africa.

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Veritas Technologies

Veritas Technologies is a leader in multi-cloud data management. Over 80,000 customers—including 95% of the Fortune 100—rely on us to help ensure the protection, recoverability, and compliance of their data. We have a reputation for reliability at scale, which delivers the resilience our customers need against the disruptions threatened by cyberattacks, like ransomware. No other vendor is able to match our ability to execute, with support for 800+ data sources, 100+ operating systems, 1,400+ storage targets, and 60+ clouds.

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CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on your IT and business investments. 

As a responsible business with over 500 professionals working across Scotland, we contribute to the continuous improvement of the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the communities in which we live and work. We have designed our client proximity business model to enable local teams to build lasting, trusted relationships delivered through local experts.  

Our local experts draw on an established understanding of Scotland’s client industries and local business and insights from a diverse global network. This ensures we bring the right talent, innovation and scale to every engagement using a collaborative style and consultative approach.

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CyberScotland

The CyberScotland Partnership is a collaborative leadership approach to focus efforts on improving cyber resilience across Scotland. The Scottish Governments key strategic stakeholders have come together in a formal partnership arrangement to drive the delivery of activities that will achieve the outcomes of The Strategic Framework for a Cyber Resilient Scotland 

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Scottish Government

The Scottish Digital Academy is part of the Scottish Government Digital Directorate. We provide high quality professional learning and agile coaching to support digital skills and leadership across the public and third sectors in Scotland. We nurture talent, building capacity and capability to support transformation and digital public services. Our team works closely with the Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) Profession to provide opportunities for up-skilling and re-skilling across a range of jobs families. In a time of significant change, we recognise that digital skills are needed at every level of an organisation and across all job roles and grades. The future of Scotland as a thriving digital nation, as illustrated in the Digital Strategy A changing nation: how Scotland will thrive in a digital world, relies on people being equipped with the best possible learning experiences that empowers them to do their job effectively and with confidence. 

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Check Point

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally. Check Point Infinity´s portfolio of solutions protects enterprises and public organizations from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other threats. Infinity comprises three core pillars delivering uncompromised security and generation V threat prevention across enterprise environments: Check Point Harmony, for remote users; Check Point CloudGuard, to automatically secure clouds; and Check Point Quantum, to protect network perimeters and datacenters, all controlled by the industry’s most comprehensive, intuitive unified security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes.

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Objective

Objective enables thousands of government organisations and regulated industries to work smarter with secure access to the information they need to make decisions, governance guaranteed. Decisions that support the vulnerable; help transform communities; or activate an emergency management response. 

From enhanced governance for Microsoft Teams and secure external collaboration, to powerful automated redaction and end-to-end regulation and compliance, we create software that makes a difference. And we’ve been doing it for over three decades, alongside partners such as IRMS and Microsoft. 

Empower your people and processes with information, build trust with 360-degree governance and control and deliver stronger community outcomes. 

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Queue-it

Queue-it is the leading developer of virtual waiting room services to control website and app traffic surges by offloading visitors to a waiting room. Its powerful SaaS platform enables public-sector services around the globe to keep their systems online and visitors informed, capturing online activity on their most business-critical days. The use of Queue-it has ensured online fairness during high-demand situations for billions of website and app visitors worldwide. The company has presences in Denmark, the U.S., and Australia. For more information, please visit queue-it.com.    

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And Digital

At AND Digital we are on a mission to close the world’s digital skills gap. We are the digital enablement partner for organisations including SKY, UK Department of Education, Gousto, Wood Mackenzie and British Airways. Through our unique Guide, Build and Equip model, we empower businesses with the ability to build digital products AND grow their internal capability along the way. To achieve this, we blend technical craft and digital product expertise with an award-winning learning and development ethos.  

Ranked second in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 2022, we operate an innovative ‘Club’ model, represented in Scotland through Club Somerville and Club Grace in Edinburgh, as well as Club Almeida in Glasgow. Each Club works closely with its local customers, providing instant access to expertise and collaboration while being able to rely on a network of 1,600 ANDis for additional support. 

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Registers of Scotland

Registers of Scotland (RoS) keeps public registers of land, property, and other legal documents in Scotland. Scotland’s land register is the oldest in the world and RoS is the definitive source of information on all property transactions in Scotland. It provides a publicly accessible register of property rights, underpinned by state guarantee. With a land register, you can prove ownership of what you are selling or borrowing against. This has vital benefits for the citizen and the economy. 

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Clearvision

Founded in 1997, Clearvision is an ISO 27001 certified Atlassian Double-Platinum Solution Partner with offices in the UK and US. Since its inception, experts have applied knowledge to support leading organisations with managing software development and operational needs, applying agile methodologies and empowering teams to reach their full potential.

As a long-standing Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner, Clearvision is well placed to provide enterprises and the public sector with consultancy, technical implementation, hosting, training, licensing and support services for the Atlassian Stack and beyond. They also supply vetted contractors via their sister company ClearHub.
Over the years, Clearvision has established partnerships with several leading technology vendors including AWS, Checkmarx and GitLab. For more information, visit www.clearvision-cm.com.

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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

For 16 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. AWS offers over 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 96 Availability Zones (AZs) within 30 geographic regions. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. The AWS cloud is uniquely positioned to provide scalable cost-efficient solutions for public sector customers to help them achieve their missions and increase collaboration across agencies and organisations.

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Sophos

Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organisations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

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Sopra Steria

Sopra Steria, a European Tech leader recognised for its consulting, digital services and software development, helps its clients drive their digital transformation to obtain tangible and sustainable benefits. It provides end-to-end solutions to make large companies and organisations more competitive by combining in-depth knowledge of a wide range of business sectors and innovative technologies with a fully collaborative approach. Sopra Steria places people at the heart of everything it does and is committed to making the most of digital technology to build a positive future for its clients. With 47,000 employees in nearly 30 countries, the Group generated revenue of €4.7 billion in 2021.  

The world is how we shape it.   

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Castlepoint

Castlepoint’s governance, risk and compliance solution is the fastest, easiest way to manage, protect and de-risk all your information everywhere. Castlepoint is now global and, in the past year, the company has tripled its client base in government, higher education and industry. 

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Calba

Your partner in agile.

We support public and private sector organisations deliver value early by teaching and showing you how to be agile. We are based in Scotland and have been in business for over 10-years.

Agile coaching

Every organisation is different. Our agile coaches will co-develop your approach to agile.

Agile Training
We offer a wide range of introductory and certified agile courses, in-person or online, for executives, leadership, delivery managers, product owners and team practitioners.

Delivery Services
Experienced agile and digital specialists to support and upskill your teams. We focus on knowledge transfer and capability development so you can be self-sustainable.

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Leidos

Leidos is a leading partner to the Scottish Government, helping to solve their most demanding challenges. We help to modernise infrastructure and applications by leveraging cloud technologies that provide speed and agility. We harness the power of data through enabling technologies that automate and analyse governments’ most strategic assets. Our people are committed to developing transformative technology programmes that deliver outcomes that matter.

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Infralink

Infralink, led by the infrastructure experts, the Scottish Futures Trust and funded by the Scotland 5G Centre, has been established to improve the engagement between potential public sector landlords and mobile industry tenants. Balanced and transparent tools have been created that work across the different geographies of Scotland to provide a positive starting point for the negotiations of new and existing mobile sites.

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Scottish Futures Trust

For more than a decade the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has been at the forefront of improving public sector infrastructure across Scotland.

Established by Scottish Government as a centre of infrastructure expertise, we provide additional skills, resource and knowledge to public sector organisations, supporting them plan, fund, deliver and manage their construction projects and buildings better.  As a result, our work creates jobs, secures additional infrastructure investment, supports inclusive growth and a net zero carbon future for Scotland’s economy.

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Scottish Business Resilience Centre

SBRC is a respected voice in business resilience, bringing together the Scottish Government, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, and the Scottish business community. The vision of SBRC is to become the catalyst that makes Scotland one of the safest and most resilient places to live, work, and do business, both on and offline, especially during these times of economic recovery

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Pulsion

Pulsion specialise is Digital Transformation projects focusing on cloud migration, custom software development, AI & machine learning, mobile app development and web design & development. We are an AWS Select Partner with Service Delivery designation for Lambda Delivery and Microsoft Gold Partner and work with UK and international clients across Public, Private and the Third sectors. Established over 26 years ago in Glasgow, we have a wealth of experience partnering with organisations across a large range of industries. Through our ability to understand our client’s position, scope out detailed roadmaps in collaboration, and deliver innovative digital transformations – these relationships have progressed into long-lasting trusted partnerships.

We put our clients’ needs at the forefront of every decision. We recognise our services must be applied differently to all projects considering the desired project outcomes and preferred ways of working, and with that, we have become completely accustomed to adapting our approach to best suit our clients. Flexibility is a priority ensuring client satisfaction whilst generating real results.

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OPEX

OPEX® Corporation is a global leader in Next Generation Automation, providing innovative, unique solutions for warehouse, document and mail automation. With a comprehensive suite of customised, scalable technology solutions, OPEX helps clients transform how they conduct business—improving workflow, reducing costs and driving efficiencies in infrastructure. Since 1975, the family-owned and operated company has served as a trusted partner to clients around the world, with more than 1,600 employees continuously reimagining automation technology that solves the most significant business challenges of today and in the future. OPEX is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ, with facilities in Pennsauken, NJ; Plano, TX; France; Germany; Switzerland; the United Kingdom; and Australia.

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Fujitsu

Fujitsu is one of the world’s largest global providers of IT solutions, with over 130,000 employees serving customers in more than 100 countries with a unique Japanese heritage. As a long-term strategic partner to government, particularly in tax, trade, defence and public protection, Fujitsu is committed to delivering radical change and partnering with our customers to help them achieve digital transformation successfully.

Building on our existing base working across the public and private sector in Scotland, we have ambitions to strengthen our relationship with the Scottish Government as a digital transformation partner and bring our global expertise in digital transformation and technology adoption to drastically improve public service outcomes to help Scotland realise its full potential in a digital world.

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PDMS

PDMS is a software engineering company with a focus on solving complex problems with great people and expertly engineered solutions. Our mission is to be our customer’s technology partner of choice and we provide full software development lifecycle services including business analysis, software development and testing, project management and ongoing live support and hosting.    

With a focus on agile delivery and great UX, we drive improvements in productivity, deliver cost savings, improve customer satisfaction and employee experience.  We specialise in the agile delivery of complex requirements where solid software architecture excellence underpins creative design. Collaborating with our clients we provide clear insights and practical solutions – flexing to meet demand and sharing our knowledge widely.   

Our customers include Skills Development Scotland, Transport Scotland, Fife Council, Shetland Islands and Orkney Islands Council, NHS, Crown Commercial Service and the Department for Education.  

We are small enough to genuinely care and large enough to guarantee delivery. 

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Brightsolid

Brightsolid is Scotland’s expert in colocation, cloud and cyber security solutions. We bring together brilliantly bright ideas with seriously solid solutions to meet not only our customers’ business needs, but also their ambitions. From custom-built colocation, to hybrid cloud expertise and the latest in cyber security technology, Brightsolid solutions are future-proofed with industry-leading performance, agility, and reliability – all at great value for money. At Brightsolid, our focus is not just on what we do, but how we do it and it’s this approach that ensures we’re there to help our customers make the right decisions every step of the way.

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The Scotland 5G Centre

The Scotland 5G Centre (S5GC) is the national centre for accelerating the deployment and adoption of 5G, bringing together entrepreneurs with a network of small and medium sized businesses, larger corporates and government bodies.

Through our S5GConnect programme, we are ensuring that Scotland is at the forefront of 5G technologies with a network of regional hubs stationed across the country.

S5GC fosters innovation and collaboration, through working with Scotland’s key and diverse sectors including, Technology and Engineering, Health Care, Energy, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Sciences, Agriculture, Fishing, Creative, Tourism, Financial Service and more.

The Centre’s main objective is to help bridge the gap between academia, industry and government bodies, enabling them to reap the benefits of advanced technology and to realise its economic and societal potential for Scotland.

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Cisco

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet. Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future. 

After over 30 years of connecting the UK, we are in a great place to help your organisation accelerate its digital future. We are investing in projects in Scotland to support innovation, from smart cities to transport, healthcare and manufacturing, to cyber-security and digital skills. 

To find out how Cisco can help your organisation accelerate its digital future contact our Cisco Scotland Team 

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BT

BT is one of the world’s leading communication services companies, with a significant local presence in Scotland. This includes a £1.2bn GVA impact across Scotland, supporting over 12,000 jobs and providing the digital infrastructure to support organisations and people across Scotland, including key critical services. The solutions BT provide are integral to modern life and digital transformation. BT’s purpose is as simple as it is ambitious: we connect for good. 

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Inhealthcare

Inhealthcare is the UK’s number one choice for remote patient monitoring and virtual wards. We have supported more than 2 million patients across the UK. 

With over 10 years of experience of working with the NHS, our digital health technology is tried, tested and proven. We support over 50 NHS trusts in England, the five Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland and we deliver remote monitoring services across the fourteen health boards in Scotland.  

Our remote monitoring services and virtual wards enable patients to receive more healthcare in their home. They help to cut costs and increase capacity in the NHS by easing waiting list pressures, reducing hospital admissions and improving access to diagnostics and treatments. 

Our technology supports vulnerable high-risk patients, including those in care homes, patients with short-term conditions and more recently patients with COVID-19. 

Our services are digitally inclusive and we have unparalleled NHS system integration. 

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VKY

At VKY, automation is our bread and butter.  We provide innovative technologies that make your operations and workforce more efficient in a cost-neutral way.  That includes Robotic Process Automation (RPA), machine learning, conversational assistants, and predictive analytics used with IoT derived data. 

We build authentic relationships with our customers, – where we guarantee the results from our automations – allowing us to understand their needs and goals. With this, we can deliver automation that goes beyond what they thought possible.  We also value our people and the communities they represent. 

VKY was Scotland’s first independent automation solutions provider and we continue to lead the way.  Our delivery expertise has been proven to deliver value, time and again, including in the Scottish public sector. 

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CodeClan

We’re Scotland’s first and only award-winning and industry-led digital skills academy on a mission to help bridge the digital skills gap with courses in Software Development and Data Analysis. 

Through our range of digital training courses we’re helping to transform the careers of 100s of professionals across Scotland and delivering a steady pipeline of talent to our growing network of employer partners.

The rapidly evolving digital industry impacts almost every sector in Scotland. We take care to understand the skills that are sought by employers across the country and the technologies that are changing businesses every day. 

There’s a skills shortage now and we’re not wasting any time. We’re transforming careers in days, weeks and months – not years – through our immersive courses and shorter upskilling courses. 

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Citizens Advice Scotland

Citizens Advice Scotland is the membership body for the Citizens Advice network in Scotland comprising of 59 member bureaux and the Extra Help Unit. We help CABs provide free, impartial and confidential advice for citizens across Scotland and campaign for positive change from industry and policymakers. CABs are essential community services, each its own independent charity organised to best serve the needs of local people. During the pandemic we unlocked £147 million for people, and helped over 171,000 clients with advice. We provide national support to our members and seek to provide high quality best value service delivery tools. We have across this year been sharing our experience with using a “no-code/low code” approach to digital service innovation for our network delivered via a Civtech® 6 challenge.