Endava is a leading next-generation technology services provider and helps accelerate disruption by
delivering rapid evolution to enterprises. Using distributed enterprise agile at scale, Endava collaborates
with its clients, seamlessly integrating with their teams, catalysing ideation and delivering robust
solutions. Endava helps its clients become digital, experience-driven businesses by assisting them in
their journey from idea generation to development and deployment of products, platforms and
solutions. It services clients in the following industries: Payments and Financial Services, TMT and
"Other," which includes Consumer Products, Retail, Mobility and Healthcare. Endava had 7,464
employees as of December 30, 2020 located in offices in North America and Western Europe and
delivery centres in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, North Macedonia, Slovenia, Bosnia &
Herzegovina, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Colombia.
Founded in 2005 by a core group of Silicon Valley technologists, Gemini Solutions is dedicated to delivering world-class software product development services. The company’s founders understood that too many companies, both startups and mature organizations, were frustrated and disappointed with the traditional outsourcing model. Technology organizations wanted higher caliber technical capability, a broader range of expertise, better collaboration and communication, and greater agility than traditional outsourcers could provide. They sought partners that could act as extensions of their in-house teams, technical experts who would listen and proactively contribute. Gemini Solutions built out its technical organization to address this unmet need. Unlike conventional outsourcing, Gemini Solutions' approach focuses on building great products, utilizing skilled talent, collaborative product development, and long-term partnerships.
Today, Gemini Solutions has over 150 software engineers covering a broad spectrum of technologies across the entire software product development lifecycle. Gemini Solutions technical teams are recognized not only for their fast-paced development, but also for their product development discipline. Gemini Solutions’ unique blend of creativity, agility, discipline, and technical excellence engenders successful and enduring partnerships.
FIRST was founded in 1989, with the aim of encouraging young people's interest in science and technology. Participating in the competition proved to be beneficial for the students, encouraging them to pursue careers in STEM fields, inspiring them to become the leaders and innovators of the 21st century.
One of the core values of the FIRST community is gracious professionalism, a way of doing things that encourages quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects both individuals and the community. With gracious professionalism, students can learn to be competitive, but to treat each other with empathy and gentleness.
Another important value of the FTC community is coopertition. This produces innovation, being based on the concept that teams can and should help and cooperate with each other during the competition. Coopertition involves learning: from teammates, from mentors. It means always competing, but trying to assist and teach other at the same time.