Technology & Innovation

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Technology & Innovation 2020 Sponsors

As you prepare for Technology & Innovation, learn more about our sponsors with this helpful Marketplace Guide.

Sponsors

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HCL Software

HCL Software is a division of HCL Technologies (HCL) that operates its primary software business. It develops, markets, sells, and supports over 20 product families in the areas of DevSecOps, Automation, Digital Solutions, Data Management, Marketing and Commerce, and Mainframes. HCL Software has offices and labs around the world to serve thousands of customers. Its mission is to drive ultimate customer success with their IT investments through relentless innovation of its products.

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IBM

A smarter business is more resilient because it can scale up and down and can change how work gets done. Forward-looking enterprises utilize automation and AI to augment their core strengths, supplement their weaknesses, and empower their people to focus on what’s important. With a diverse set of intelligent automation software and services, IBM can accelerate your journey to automate more types of work at greater speed and lower cost. We’ll meet you at any stage, helping you adapt and thrive by turning momentary challenges into long-term opportunities.

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OutSystems

OutSystems was founded in 2001 with the mission to give every organization the power to innovate through software. The OutSystems modern application platform’s high productivity, connected, and AI-assisted tools help developers rapidly build and deploy a full range of applications anywhere the organization requires. With more than 486,000 community members, more than 1,600 employees, 350 partners, and active customers in 87 countries and across 22 industries, OutSystems has achieved global scale while helping organizations change the way they develop applications.

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Appian

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results.  Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. For more information, visit www.appian.com.

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ASG Technologies

ASG Technologies is a global software company providing the only integrated platform and flexible end to end solution for the information powered enterprise.  ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems and has over 3,500 customers worldwide.

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BigPanda

BigPanda eliminates manual processes in the incident management workflow with event correlation, powered by AIOps. Event data from monitoring, change and topology tools are brought in through BigPanda’s Integration Hub, correlated, and analyzed using BigPanda’s Open Box Machine Learning then displayed in an easy-to-understand console. IT Ops, NOC, and DevOps can analyze an incident rapidly, drill into the root cause, automate ticket creation, and share alerts through chat and notification systems. Within 10-12 weeks, customers reduce alert volume by over 90%, reduce Mean Time to Resolution by 75%, reduce operating costs, and improve service availability and performance.

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ConnectALL

ConnectALL is a value stream management company dedicated to helping customers achieve higher levels of agility, traceability, predictability and velocity. We do this by connecting people, processes and technology across the software development and delivery value stream, enabling companies to align digital initiatives to business outcomes and improve the speed at which they deliver software. ConnectALL’s value stream management solutions and services allow companies to see, measure and automate their software delivery value streams.

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Decisions

Decisions is a provider of rule-driven, business process automation software. Companies of all sizes rely on The Decisions Platform to improve efficiency and business agility while bringing higher quality products and services to market more quickly. Unlike other solutions, Decisions’ combines a no-code approach with broad and deep functionality so IT and business analysts alike can automate any process, no matter how complex.

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Google Cloud

Google Cloud provides organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions. We deliver enterprise-grade cloud solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology to help companies operate more efficiently and adapt to changing needs, giving customers a foundation for the future. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to solve their most critical business problems.

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ins-pi

ins·pi is a global software vendor specializing in Enterprise Architecture and Transformation Management exclusively developing applications on the ServiceNow platform.

Our passion is to drive successful enterprise transformation together with our customers, delivering best-in-class solutions and practices.

We empower international customers such as Lexmark, Bayer, Siemens, Nokia, Uniper, and Illumina to sustainably transform their enterprise day-by-day with our native ServiceNow applications FREELUCY, Designer, and UPM·X.

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LeanIX

LeanIX offers a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application for Enterprise Architecture (EA), which enables organizations to make faster, data-driven decisions. Hundreds of global brands such as Adidas, DHL, Merck, Vodafone or Zalando use the LeanIX application to increase transparency, visibility and drive real-time efficiencies. LeanIX addresses IT’s critical need to ensure high quality, real-time data is accessible to the people who need it. Use cases include application rationalization, technology risk management and the shift from monolithic architectures to microservices. LeanIX was founded in 2012 by Jörg Beyer and André Christ. The company’s headquarter is in Bonn, Germany, with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Houston, Texas.

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LivePerson

LivePerson makes life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted conversational AI. Our 18,000 customers, including leading brands like HSBC, Orange, GM Financial, and The Home Depot, use our conversational solutions to orchestrate humans and AI, at scale and create a convenient, deeply personal relationship — a conversational relationship — with their millions of consumers. LivePerson was named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list in 2020.

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Mendix

Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code, is reinventing the way applications are built in the digital enterprise. With the Mendix platform, enterprises can ‘Make with More,’ by broadening an enterprise’s development capability; ‘Make it Smart,’ by making apps that are intelligent, proactive, and contextual; and ‘Make at Scale,’ to modernize core systems and build large app portfolios. The Mendix platform is built to promote collaboration between business and IT teams while maintaining security, quality, and governance. Mendix’s ‘Go Make It’ platform has been adopted by more than 4,000 leading companies around the world.

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Nividous Platform

Nividous specializes in helping companies maximize the value delivered by human workers. Nividous’ robotic process automation platform, Nividous Platform is one of the very few platforms that offer key Intelligent Automation capabilities out of the box. RPA, Business Process Management, and Artificial Intelligence have been developed natively within the platform, allowing for end-to-end automation.

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OneSpan

OneSpan helps protect the world from digital fraud and reduce costs, accelerate customer acquisition and improve the user experience. Our Trusted Identity platform and security solutions significantly reduce digital transaction fraud and enable regulatory compliance for more than 10,000 customers, including over half of the top 100 global banks.

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Opsani

Opsani is a Continuous Optimization as a Service, COaaS, company. We create value by maximizing the performance and efficiency of cloud workloads for our customers.

Opsani’s machine learning technology continuously and autonomously finds the optimal runtime configuration settings to find lowest possible cost for the performance you demand. Opsani’s customers typically achieve 235 percent higher efficiency, 70 percent lower costs, and up to 400 percent better application reliability.

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PagerDuty

PagerDuty is a digital operations management company. We sit at the center of the digital ecosystem and analyze signals from virtually any software-enabled system. We use automation and machine learning to help teams proactively and intelligently pinpoint issues like outages, as well as capitalize on opportunities, empowering them to take the right action, in real time to ensure their services work perfectly.

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Quick Base

Quick Base is an application development platform that unites business and IT teams by enabling problem solvers of any technical background to work together to safely, securely and sustainably create an ecosystem of applications. Quick Base helps businesses accelerate the continuous innovation of unique processes by enabling citizen development at scale across one common platform.

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Softtek

Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global company and the largest provider of Nearshore® IT services from Latin America. With a broad portfolio of enterprise-transforming products and solutions, Softtek helps Global 2000 organizations evolve their digital backbone and future-fit their enterprise, creating value through technology.

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Software AG

Software AG’s Alfabet helps IT decision-makers make better investment decisions and reduce transformational risks by understanding when, where, how and why to make changes in the IT portfolio. It links the interdependent perspectives of IT, business, finance and risk for “whole view” analysis of how IT can support business change.

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Tasktop

Tasktop transforms traditional businesses into high-performing tech companies by instantly providing an outside lens for accelerating software delivery. Instead of relying on proxy metrics, or inaccurate data lakes, Tasktop allows organizations to quickly understand the way they are delivering value and where to implement changes that reduce time-to-market. Tasktop’s Value Stream Management platform sits above the entire software delivery toolchain, integrating all the underlying tools and objectively measuring flow. Business and IT leaders can make better decisions based on accurate, up-to-date metrics while having the flexibility to create a best-of-breed toolchain with seamless workflows that maximize efficiency.

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TOPdesk

TOPdesk provides a Service Desk solution that’s founded on keeping things simple to use, leveraging Enterprise Service Management for the end users’ benefit, and reliable Service Integration Management that improves the customer chain. Our solutions, from software to consultancy, have evolved to provide a higher quality of service and impeccable customer experience.

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Azul Systems

Azul Systems is the industry’s only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). We build fully supported, standards-compliant run times that help enable Java-based businesses.

Azul’s Zing® is widely deployed throughout multiple industry sectors. Its advanced technology is capable of delivering ultra-low latency, consistently high performance and predictability, ensuring a fair and high-performance execution platform.

Azul’s Zulu Enterprise delivers fully supported, commercial grade, certified builds of OpenJDK that can be deployed on multiple platforms.

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Box

Box (NYSE:BOX) is a leading cloud content management platform that enables organizations to accelerate business processes, power workplace collaboration, and protect their most valuable information, all while working with a best-of-breed enterprise IT stack. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for 68% of the Fortune 500, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, JLL, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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Conga

Conga, the global leader in commercial operations transformation, helps businesses simplify and automate their approach to the essential quotes, contracts, and documents that drive commerce. We help our customers become more agile, so they can adapt quickly to change and create a fluid, connected customer experience. Companies choose Conga for the most comprehensive solution set in the market and expert guidance, enabling them to transform the processes and documents surrounding customer engagement, configure price quote (CPQ), contract lifecycle management (CLM), and the complete commercial operations lifecycle. With Conga, businesses evolve their commercial operations to streamline their revenue processes and derive the meaningful insights that lead to sustained growth. ​

Conga is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. with global operations across North America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at conga.com or follow Conga on Twitter: @CongaHQ.​

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Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta exists to make the world work better.

A global consulting firm built for the 2020s, we make the journey to becoming a digital business tangible, sustainable and profitable. By building digital twins to replace existing analog processes, designing and launching new digital products and services, and unlocking future innovation through modernization initiatives, Kin + Carta seamlessly integrates the strategic consulting, software engineering and marketing technology needed to help businesses Make It Happen.

Headquartered out of Chicago and London, our clients have access to a global ecosystem of 1,600 strategists, engineers and creatives across four continents.

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LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly is a feature management platform that empowers all teams to safely deliver and control software through feature flags. By separating code deployments from feature releases, LaunchDarkly enables you to deploy faster, reduce risk, and iterate continuously. Microsoft, IBM, Atlassian, and 1000+ organizations use LaunchDarkly to build, operate, and learn from their software.

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NS1

NS1 automates the deployment and delivery of the world’s most trafficked internet and enterprise applications and networks worldwide with its next-generation DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management solutions.

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Pluralsight

With Pluralsight’s technology skills platform, companies can upskill teams into modern roles and improve workflow efficiency. Our Skills product includes expert courses and skills analytics, enabling teams to put the right people on the projects. Our Flow product gives engineering teams objective data to debug development processes and resolve bottlenecks.

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Saggezza

Technology consulting has been our story for over 14 years. Companies from all industries partner with us for our innovative mindset to help them digitally transform to create market advantages, become resilient, and prepare for what’s next. With us, the possible becomes actual.  From strategy and Salesforce to data, user experience, engineering, and automation, our integrated services deliver real results for our client’s complex business challenges. Clients get smart solutions to optimize investments, capture market opportunities, and drive growth.

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Unqork

Unqork is a completely visual, no-code application platform that helps large enterprises build complex custom software faster, with higher quality, and lower costs than traditional approaches. All without a single line of code.

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Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, helping customers adapt and thrive in a changing world. Workday applications for financial management, human resources, planning, spend management, and analytics have been adopted by thousands of organizations around the world and across industries—from medium-sized businesses to more than 60 percent of the Fortune 50.

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