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The Open Space Format

The 2019 Agile Open Space builds on all the good points from the past four years. We play. We smile. We laugh. Come prepared to share your latest ideas, challenges, lessons learned, laughable moments, and experiments. Passion is contagious! Is this your first Open Space, read more here.

Gold sponsor

Disciplined Agile is the industry-leading approach to help individuals and teams make informed choices, improve their way of working, and help organizations streamline agile and leans strategies to make better decisions. Certified Partners and Coaches provide a customized experience to help optimize IT solution delivery for true business agility. Companies increasingly depend on certified Disciplined Agile practitioners and our Partners to accelerate delivery of business value using disciplined agile strategies that reflect the realities of agile delivery in complex enterprise situations.

Silver sponsors

Quartech is an award-winning business and IT solutions firm providing Agile services since 2010 and DevOps services since 2013. Through offices in Vancouver and Victoria, we partner with our public and private sector clients to deliver innovative technology solutions. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner in Application Development and Content & Collaboration (SharePoint), and we are on our way to Gold Partner status in Dynamics 365 with D365 professionals on staff. Quartech is also active in client projects in areas such as Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Cloud covering a variety of technologies. We cultivate long-term relationships and foster respectful and transparent relationships, honour our agreements and promises, and care for our community. Our account executives are senior-level experts with IT and business delivery experience in planning, implementing, and supporting technology solutions.

FreshWorks Studio is an award winning, full life cycle, design and development company with offices in Victoria, Vancouver, and Edmonton. Our 50+ person team comes from around the world bringing unique perspectives and diverse experience that have allowed us to become one of the most adaptive technology services partners in Canada.

We handle all aspects of your project – design, development, deployment, and, where necessary, maintenance. We have in-house expertise in Web (React & Angular), Mobile (iOS & Android), Backend Development (Node, Python & PHP), and Dev/Ops (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, OpenShift)

We’ve worked with bold entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies and everyone in between to build over 85 applications to date including complex projects in Blockchain and AI as part of our mission to solve problems and create value through remarkable digital experiences.

Bronze sponsors

It’s Understood Communication helps you talk so people listen and listen so people talk – because a good conversation is the most powerful business tool anyone will ever have. It’s the secret to powerful teamwork, meaningful leadership and any sort of change. As coaches, trainers and facilitators, we’ve had our focus on individuals and interactions since before Agile was a “thing.” These days, we’re helping tech people build their skills as coaches, facilitators and collaborative communicators. Accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile), our lively in-person workshops and distance programs are dedicated to making people awesome.

Alluvial Management Consulting partners with clients throughout North America and Europe around Certified Scrum® Training, Agile organizational design, large scale Agile workshop facilitation and related coaching & advisory services. Through their passion and experience, Alluvial’s consultant and trainers instill Agile principles and practices that improve organizations across both leadership and product development teams. All services are available in both English and French. Alluvial’s key values are integrity, respect for people, trust and open listening.

At Quadrus, we’re a team of professionals who are passionate about technology and dedicated to delivering outstanding IT services and solutions. Since our inception in 1993, Quadrus has been helping organizations across Western Canada achieve maximum value from IT. In 2013, Quadrus merged with Improving Holdings LLC to become part of the Improving Enterprises group of IT services and training companies, with five offices and thousands of clients across the USA and Canada.