Monday, June 13, 2016
Global computer game developer CD PROJEKT optimizes resources with IFS Applications
The developer of world-famous computer game series “The Witcher” has deployed IFS Applications
CD PROJEKT specializes in computer game development and global distribution. The studio’s latest production, “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt”, sold more than six million copies within the first six weeks of its launch.
Before implementing IFS Applications, CD PROJEKT was running unintegrated IT tools to support its project-oriented business. To streamline its operational processes, the company decided to replace its many separate systems with an integrated, feature-rich ERP solution from IFS.
By implementing IFS Applications, the company is equipped to ensure optimal usage of resources, enhanced data processing automation including real-time data processing as well as the ability to store increasing amounts of information and streamlined internal communications.
“We decided to implement IFS Applications as it best met our current and forecast management needs. The system allows us to rapidly scale our operational productivity and supports us in achieving our business objectives,” said Edyta Wakuła, Managing Director at CD PROJEKT S.A.
IFS CEE president Marcin Taranek added, “We are very excited to be working with CD PROJEKT, one of the leading computer game developers in the market. We are happy to see that the functionality of IFS Applications helps our client to streamline their businesses and that its flexible functionality allows for easy adaptation to the company's changing needs. We look forward to continuing our successful cooperation with CD PROJEKT.”
IFS Applications supports CD PROJEKT's management in key functional areas such as finance, distribution, project management, human resources and payroll, and B2B portals.
About CD PROJEKT S.A.
CD PROJEKT S.A. is a holding company of CD PROJEKT group of companies (Grupa Kapitałowa CD PROJECT), which operates within two key segments — CD PROJEKT RED and GOG.com. Making and publishing elite-class video games is realized by CD PROJECT RED, a developer of RPG games, known to the fans from all over the world through “The Witcher” — a game trilogy based on novels written by Andrzej Sapkowski. By the end of 2015, the company sold a record of 20 million games in the series of “The Witcher”, while the game “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” won over 800 awards worldwide and has been honoured with more than 250 GOTY (Game Of The Year) badges. The second operational segment of the group of companies — a digital global distribution of games, is executed by GOG.com and involves selling and delivering games directly to gamers' computers via GOG Galaxy application. At present, the GOG.com portfolio comprises over 1,500 carefully selected games from more than 350 suppliers from all over the world. https://www.cdPROJEKT.com/.
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