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IOP Publishing Limited

IOP Publishing Limited is a society-owned scientific publisher. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing with a mission to deliver impact, recognition and value to the scientific community. Our digital portfolio includes the IOPscience journals platform and Physics World news site.

We have a 50+ team of engineers and IT professionals of all flavours who are mostly based in our modern offices in central Bristol. Quality of work and life is important to us, so we support a variety of flexible and remote working arrangements. Our technology portfolio is broad covering software development, QA, DevOps, application support and end user computing. There is always something new and interesting going on.

IOPP staff are passionate about technology and delivering excellent services for our customers and each employee. We are committed to building empowered teams, focused on rewarding work in a learning environment.

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Ghyston are a team of software experts based in Bristol with diverse experience in developing highly functional websites, mobile apps, and complex businessware.

Using an agile approach, we work closely with clients to understand their needs, ensuring the developed solution is exactly what they need to realise their business ambition.

With rapid growth in new technologies our clients benefit from our in-depth knowledge combined with our ability to talk tech in plain English. We recruit the best in the industry and strive to provide value through quality – we believe this is why our clients choose to work with us time and time again.

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We are Quality Without A Name, an initiative of pragmatic practitioners. We train and mentor teams, coach individuals and carry out bespoke development projects. We specialise in agile and lean software development.

Our mission is to bring success to our customers by improving their system development practice. We advise, coach and train management, product owners, project leaders and developers. And we develop software ourselves - above all, we are software developers.

Interested in becoming a partner?


Together with our sponsors we aim to create great experiences and delight our participants.

We're interested in creating bespoke sponsorship packages for interested organisations. We also offer a range of "off the shelf" sponsorship options.

If you're interested in becoming an Agile in the City: Bristol sponsor or supporter, please contact us to discuss things further.

Community Groups

A 10% discount is available to user groups and meetups that help promote Agile in the City: Bristol 2020 to their members.

If you organise, or are a member of, a user group and would like more information on supporting Agile in the City: Bristol and securing this discount for your members, please contact us.