Hansoft goes into outer space

Uppsala, Sweden– January 15, 2009– Hansoft, the leading vendor of tools for project management and QA, announced today that the Swedish Space Corporation has successfully implemented Hansoft.

”We are excited that Hansoft can handle both schedule driven projects and agile methods like Scrum. The possibility of combining these methods in the same project has really been useful. Hansoft is very intuitive and easy to use, and we are impressed by how rapidly the team adopted the tool,” said Gierth Olsson, General Manager, Space Systems, Swedish Space Corporation.

Hansoft is an integrated solution for collaborative scheduling, Agile, bug tracking and workload coordination. The tool is fast and easy and builds on principles of team empowerment, increased communication, transparency and collaboration.

“Agile is becoming increasingly popular in larger teams. This has led to a rising demand for Hansoft, and the tool is now being used by developers in more than 20 countries around the world. The Swedish Space Corporation is in the very front edge of technology and we are excited about providing them with a powerful tool to support their development process,” said Hansoft CEO Patric Palm.

About Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) - a general contractor in space and aerospace

Swedish Space designs, tests, launches and operates space and aerospace systems. Our operations are carried out within five business units located in Stockholm, Kiruna and Vidsel. At our facility in Stockholm, we develop satellites, space vehicle subsystems and payloads for sounding rockets as well as airborne systems for maritime surveillance. We also own Stockholm Teleport, a ground station for satellite communication services. At Esrange Space Center, east of Kiruna, we launch sounding rockets and balloons and from here we also operate one of the world’s busiest civilian satellite ground stations. In addition, we own a satellite ground station in Chile. Through the North European Aerospace Test range– NEAT at Vidsel Test Range, RFN, we are involved in testing various air and space vehicles.

Swedish Space owns the German company LSE, which provides engineering and satellite operation service, and the Swedish companies ECAPS, which develops and manufactures“green” propulsion systems and NanoSpace, which develops micromechanical systems for space applications.

About Hansoft

Hansoft is an integrated solution for collaborative scheduling, Agile, bug tracking, workload coordination, and document management, used by developers in more than 20 countries around the world. The tool is fast and easy and builds on principles of team empowerment, increased communication, transparency, and collaboration. www.hansoft.se


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