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Continuum Analytics

http://continuum.io/

Continuum Analytics develops Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum’s Python-based platform and consulting services empower organizations to analyze, manage and visualize big data - turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value. Built on proven open-source technology and easily integrated within existing IT environments, Anaconda allows organizations to make critical business decisions based on their data quickly, easily, inexpensively, and with flexibility. Without having to worry about how to access their data, organizations can free up resources to solve actual problems. Continuum’s founders and developers have created or contribute to some of the most popular data science technologies, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, and many others. To learn more about the Anaconda platform, training and consulting services, visit continuum.io.

Diamond

Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/company/london/?utm_source=bloomberg-menu&utm_medium=bcom

Bloomberg technology drives the world’s financial markets. Over 4,000 technologists define, architect, build and deploy complete systems to fulfill the needs of leading financial market participants globally.

Gold

AHL Partners LLP

https://www.ahl.com/

Man AHL is a pioneer of systematic trading, bringing a scientific, empirical mind-set to investing. The firm’s technologists mix mathematics, computer science and vast amounts of diverse data to understand the investment universe, working side by side with the investment teams.

Silver

Pivigo

http://pivigo.com/

Pivigo is a data science marketplace; connecting data scientists on all levels of experience and skill with companies seeking help on projects. Data scientists are able to sign up, engage with the data science community and build their profiles and professional networks on the Pivigo platform, as well as join projects with companies. Pivigo also runs the S2DS – Science to Data Science – data science training programme; a five-week immersive experience supporting the career transitions of MSc’s and PhD’s into data science. Pivigo has already worked with 320 data scientists on 80 projects with clients such as KPMG, Barclays, M&S, British Gas and Royal Mail.

JetBrains

https://www.jetbrains.com/

JetBrains delivers intelligent software solutions that make developers more productive by simplifying their challenging tasks, automating the routine, and helping them adopt the best development practices. PyCharm is the Python IDE for Professional Developers by JetBrains providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Web and scientific development, available in three editions. The free and open-source PyCharm Community Edition is perfect for pure Python coding. PyCharm Professional Edition is designed for professional Python and Web developers. PyCharm Educational Edition helps novice programmers learn programming with Python easily and effectively.

Cambridge Spark

https://cambridgespark.com

Cambridge Spark is a learning community for developers and data scientists with a focus on helping individuals upskill and become more employable. Cambridge Spark offers intensive, part-time training programmes, weekend bootcamps and regular community events on the latest tools and techniques in data science and software development, to equip individuals with the most relevant skills for industry needs. Cambridge Spark also runs specialised in-house training for corporate clients and teams looking to further develop their workforce.

Endava

http://www.endava.com/en/

Endava is a privately-owned IT services company, with over 16 years of experience of working with some of the world’s leading Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Media, Technology, and Retail companies. Through the Agile Transformation and Digital Evolution propositions, Endava is helping clients evolve and transform their businesses to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s customers.

Endava has over 3,600 employees located in offices in North America and Western Europe and delivery centres in Colombia, Moldova, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia and Bulgaria.

Along with investing in long term customer relationships, Endava recognised the importance of providing rewarding and challenging careers for people and, by doing so, has established itself as the employer of choice for the best and brightest engineers.

Supporting

Oracle

http://oracle.com/bigdata

Oracle’s Big Data solutions simplify the process of unlocking business value from big data. Oracle’s Cloud Platform for Big Data is part of the world’s most complete Platform as a Service portfolio, Oracle Cloud Platform for Big Data is uniquely positioned to enable customers to maximise the value of their data and accelerate time-to-insight. Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service, Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service and Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service, complement Oracle’s Big Data Cloud Service and Big Data SQL Cloud Service, forming a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for big data in the cloud that enables customers to integrate, aggregate, prepare and discover real-time insights from any and all data sources. With on premise offerings such as the Big Data Appliance also available Oracle is one of the few vendors that can offer a truly hybrid architecture that can leverage your existing investments and ensure those insights deliver business benefit across the organisation. To learn more about the Oracle offerings visit oracle.com/bigdata