Uppsala, Sweden, December 19, 2008– Hansoft, the leading vendor of tools for project management and QA in the game development industry, today announced that IO Interactive has successfully adopted the Hansoft production management solution.
“As a studio we have examined a number of solutions for how we build dynamic production teams and central to this has been the choice of tools we use to empower our teams to meet their goals. Hansoft has therefore become our tool of choice for managing key development tasks and is providing us both internally and externally with additional visibility and a framework for making more informed decisions. In our continual effort for excellence and quality the right tools enable us to deliver on those goals and Hansoft with its unique mix of scheduling methods and "live” nature certainly helps us do that,” said Jonas Eneroth, Development Director at IO Interactive.
Hansoft is a fast and intuitive production management tool, used by developers in 20 countries around the globe. The software gives every team member a prioritised to-do list, updated in real time, and enables managers to use more efficient production practices to better face the challenges of today’s game development.
“Hansoft matters on the bottom line not only because of its powerful features, but also because of its ease of use. This is absolutely crucial to satisfy the critical demands of high profile studios like IO Interactive. We are thrilled to work with IO Interactive and positive that Hansoft will help the studio to reduce project time, cost and risk,” said Hansoft CEO Patric Palm.
About IO Interactive
Established in 1998, IO Interactive built the hugely successful“Hitman” series from the ground up. Bought by“Tomb Raider” publisher Eidos in 2004, IO continues to develop cutting edge original properties with titles such as“Freedom Fighters” and“Kane&Lynch: Dead Men” under their belt.
IO Interactive has more than 200 people across its four teams that come from over 23 different countries. The studio is based in Copenhagen, Denmark. www.ioi.dk
Hansoft is an integrated production management tool for collaborative scheduling, Agile, bug tracking, workload coordination, and document management, used by developers in 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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