Transforming Public Services 2023 Sponsors

Leveraging Cloud, Data & AI to build next generation services


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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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DataVita is Scotland’s leading provider of colocation, cloud and connectivity services. We own and operate Scotland’s largest, most secure and most energy efficient datacentre, delivering high quality co-location products and innovative, agile cloud services from our Tier-III certified data centre near Glasgow.

We can help you slash the carbon footprint associated with your IT services, our services are powered by 100% renewable energy and the data centre itself has a design PUE of 1.18, meaning most customers will reduce their carbon footprint by 70% or more.

For exceptional hosting, fantastic connectivity and flexible/secure cloud services – give us a call!

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Geovation Scotland

Geovation Scotland is a collaboration between Registers of Scotland and Ordnance Survey that exists to support and accelerate location and property innovation in Scotland.

We help unlock greater value from our national geospatial, land & property data assets by supporting entrepreneurs, innovators and developers bring services to market through an accelerator programme for early-stage founders and a UK-wide community of proptech and geotech experts.

Our bespoke accelerator programme offers technology entrepreneurs looking to accelerate the growth of their businesses a range of support – from finance, sales, pitching and marketing to data access, development support, up to £15k of grant funding and much more!

Since launching in 2019, Geovation Scotland has supported over 17 early-stage startup companies, helping them to raise in excess of £1m in inward investment and additional funding and grow their companies with the creation of over 21 new sector jobs.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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.