Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical publishing. Springer has published the proceedings of the CAiSE conference in the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science since 1990. In 2018, Springer is the sponsor of the CAiSE best paper award and best PhD award.