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Our mission is to accelerate organizational agility through coaching and training. Based in the Silicon Hills of Austin, TX, we work with enterprises and growing product companies across the United States, crafting a pragmatic and personal approach with each engagement.
LeadingAgile is a company solely focused on, and extremely passionate about, leading change in large organizations. Our purpose is to help improve real business outcomes through the introduction of lean-agile frameworks and methodologies. We bring a unique blend of consulting, training, and staffing solutions to help you meet your most important business goals.
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SolutionsIQ is the world’s largest provider of Agile transformation and innovation solutions for business and technology. Our leading Agile Transformation Solution is an integrated approach that combines Agile values and principles, scaling patterns and change management methods to deliver sustainable business results across the organization.
Once upon a time New Iron started out to change the world by building great software. There are a few twists and turns in the story, but as New Iron the product company ran into trouble, we started building software for other folks, and in the process found our calling. Helping create fit and balance in well functioning development teams is our passion. And we are obligated to our network to provide insight and value so they can know the magic too. Our path has given us a unique perspective and we've grown organically into a staffing and recruiting company with a focus on fit and technical excellence. Our vision is to improve the hiring experience, and in the process - change the world. To learn more about our story - and how we can help you or your organization drop by our booth to say hi. We look forward to meeting and talking with you.
Planview enables organizations to get the most out of their resources and achieve their goals. We are the global leader in work and resource management, with the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of solutions for strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, work collaboration, and enterprise architecture.
CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) creates solutions that fuel enterprise transformation for companies enabling them to better compete in the application economy. CA Agile Management solutions provide the fastest path for your business to sense and respond to change helping you deliver value faster than your competition. With Agile Central from CA Technologies, you can better plan, execute and service any business deliverable, while providing new ways to work and manage helping foster a customer-focused company. To learn more, visit: http://www.ca.com/us/why-ca/agile-management.html.
iTexico is an Austin-based software services company that offers fast, convenient, and cost-effective mobile and cloud development solutions and extended software teams. The company has a regional office in Silicon Valley and a wholly owned delivery center in Guadalajara, Mexico. Since its start in 2010, iTexico has provided services to more than 100 customers and employs more than 110 professionally trained mobile and cloud developers specializing in all major platforms and UI/UX, QA & testing, and support. iTexico has also developed an innovative Extended Team as a Service (eTaaS™) model that allows clients to build a team of project managers, analysts, and developers, which they can utilize whenever they need for as long as they need. iTexico maintains strong business partnerships with leading companies, including Appcelerator, Kofax, IBM, Xamarin, and Microsoft.
Become part of something bigger than you alone. Founded in 2001, Scrum Alliance® is the largest, most established and influential professional membership and certification organization in the Agile community. Scrum Alliance® is a nonprofit association, having certified more than 450,000 individuals worldwide. Its vision is to "Transform the World of Work” with a mission to guide and inspire individuals, leaders, and organizations with practices, principles, and values that create workplaces that are joyful, prosperous, and sustainable. Come sprint with us at www.ScrumAlliance.org.
In the US, Deloitte LLP and Deloitte USA LLP are member firms of DTTL. The subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP provide industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s most admired brands, including 80 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. Our people work across more than 20 industry sectors with one purpose: to deliver measurable, lasting results. We help reinforce public trust in our capital markets, inspire clients to make their most challenging business decisions with confidence, and help lead the way toward a stronger economy and a healthy society. As part of the DTTL network of member firms, we are proud to be associated with the largest global professional services network, serving our clients in the markets that are most important to them.
Growth Acceleration Partners (GAP) is a full-service software development company based in Austin, TX, with near-shore development resources in Costa Rica. Using an Agile Scrum methodology, GAP’s skill spans Java, Ruby and .NET in services ranging from design, development and QA. GAP’s strategic, business-driven approach has helped over 225 clients profitably grow their business with mobile and web apps that delight customers.
AgileCraft, based in Austin TX, is the only Agile Management Solution on the market designed from the top down to support Scaled Agile at the team, program, and portfolio levels. This framework is built into AgileCraft and requires no additional customization. Also our team level solution is best of class but we do realize that some teams have already invested in tools. We say no problem! AgileCraft simply integrates with your tools to provide enterprise program and portfolio management.
We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed. For more information about career opportunities at Schwab, please visit us at: schwabjobs.com
Technology Navigators is an organically grown and operated technical staffing firm, specialized in recruiting skilled individuals for project-oriented consulting, contract, contract-to-hire and permanent positions. We’ve been firmly rooted in the Austin technology community since 1999, and have been providing companies that develop, build, and use technology with the people they need to grow their business for over 15 years. We Make Staffing Easy.
Digité, Inc. is a Silicon Valley based provider of leading-edge Lean/ Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Visual Project Management tools. Its product, SwiftKanban is a leading Enterprise/ Portfolio Kanban software being adopted eagerly by Agile teams – both IT/ Software and Business - globally. Its other products SwiftALM and SwiftSync deliver web-based, integrated, collaborative Hybrid Agile and Large Project/ Program Management solutions that enable technology and project organizations successfully manage projects and applications, and collaborate effectively with their customers. Digité has over 700,000 users worldwide. All of its products are available in SaaS and On-Premise versions. To learn more, please visit www.digite.com
One of the largest and most distinguished business schools in the country, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to educating the business leaders of tomorrow while creating knowledge for industry and society. Rankings tell only part of the story of what makes McCombs so great, but it’s a good beginning. We’re one of the few schools in the country to receive top marks in nearly all the business specialty areas ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report—at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Based in Boulder, Colorado, Scaled Agile’s mission is to help large enterprises achieve better outcomes, increase employee engagement, and improve business through adoption of Lean-Agile principles and practices based on the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). SAFe is an online, freely revealed knowledge base of proven success patterns for implementing Lean-Agile software and systems development at enterprise scale. Scaled Agile supports tens of thousand of SAFe practitioners through training, certification, consulting services, and a global partner network that reaches over 35 countries and 350 cities. Learn about Scaled Agile and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) at scaledagile.com and scaledagileframework.com.
We are a nonprofit organization with global membership, supporting and serving the Agile software community since 2001. Learn more about Agile Alliance
Catapult Systems is a modern digital solutions and services firm that specializes in emerging and business-critical technologies for large and mid-size organizations. We imagine, build and sustain IT-enabled business solutions that people love to use. Recognized as the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year (U.S.), Catapult specializes in digital transformation and cloud-based technologies. Catapult has offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Phoenix, San Antonio, Tampa and Washington, D.C.
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our innovative solutions for consumers, businesses, and governments provide layered security for data centers, cloud environments, networks and endpoints. All our products work together to seamlessly share threat intelligence and provide a connected threat defense with centralized visibility and control, enabling better, faster protection. With more than 5,000 employees in over 50 countries and the world’s most advanced global threat intelligence, Trend Micro enables organizations to secure their journey to the cloud. For more information, visit www.trendmicro.com.
agile42 is a market leader in providing "Agile Transformation Services" to companies who want to move toward a more efficient and adaptive way of working. For many years, agile42 has supported a wide range of clients, from startups to large enterprises, in transforming their way of working. Our efficient combination of management consulting, knowledge transfer, team training and coaching on the job has developed a unique and proven approach to support our clients in realizing the benefits of an agile mindset and way of working that allows our customers to achieve outstanding results.
Healthy Agile specializes in growing and fostering healthy agile teams in organizations that are interested in rapidly delivering value to their customers. We take a practical approach to Agile transitions; leveraging our years of experience in training, coaching and education to raise the maturity level of our clients and their staffs. We believe that Agile transitions can be fun experiences for all involved if everyone has the right mindset.
Pendo was founded in 2013 when alumni from Rally, Google, Cisco, and Red Hat combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers — a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. With powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications, Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software.
We're a global consultancy surrounding everything to do with the Agile Methods - all focused towards your Agile Adoption and Organizational Transformation. Leading you down the path of agility...
Eliassen Group has been an innovative leader in technology staffing for over 25 years. Among its seven lines of business, Eliassen Group’s Agile Practice is uniquely poised to help companies accelerate their Agile adoption and success by increasing workflow, revenue and business value while reducing time to market, cost and risk. Established in 2008, the Agile Practice has helped over 200 clients accelerate their Agile adoption leveraging a scalable Agile transformation approach, their core team of industry experts and vast coaching network.
Founded in 2010, ICAgile is a leading global Agile accreditation and certification body that helps organizations design learning experiences that cultivate an agile mindset and enable sustainable organizational agility. ICAgile provides world-class learning tracks to guide organizations in the development of their curriculum. ICAgile’s approach is not tied to any specific Agile methodology, thus giving people the flexibility to blend flavors in a way that make sense for their reality. Learn more at icagile.com.
Bridge360 develops market-ready, turnkey software solutions on time, on budget and built to spec, as well as business-ready applications customized to your unique operation. Our application developers provide innovative yet pragmatic solutions, translating lines of code into dynamic products and solid business processes. We have experienced project managers, architects and business analysts to guide your team through each stage of development.