SG Digital to open Krakow remote development center
After using last week’s ICE Totally Gaming exhibition to unveil its new SG Digital entity, American gaming machine innovator Scientific Games Corporation has now reportedly revealed that its latest subsidiary intends to open a new remote development center in the Polish city of Krakow.
According to a press release from Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corporation published by Casino City Times, the new Polish venue is due to open during ‘the first quarter of 2018’ as SG Digital’s fourth European development hub alongside counterpart offices in Stockholm, Athens and London.
Scientific Games Corporation reportedly revealed that the Krakow enterprise will employ at least 100 people and help SG Digital, which consists of the assets it recently purchased from online casino games innovator NYX Gaming Group Limited alongside those of its own SG Interactive subsidiary, to ‘accelerate growth and drive innovation in product development across the group’.
“The Krakow opening will be our fourth center in Europe as we accelerate our growth, underpinned by our product-led strategy,” reportedly read a statement from Matt Davey, the recently-named Chief Executive Officer for SG Digital. “The advanced hubs are staffed by leaders in their fields and provide the platform to ensure that SG Digital remains at the forefront of technology in the digital gaming, lottery and sports industry.”
Scientific Games Corporation reportedly declared that the ‘product-focused employees’ at its coming Krakow venue are to be responsible for ‘quality assurance, core software development and product innovation’ while Chris Armes, Chief Technology Officer for the new entity, purportedly stated that the coming enterprise ‘underlines our commitment to continuously boost our best-in-class offering’.
Armes moreover reportedly explained that the new Krakow office is to be ‘directly aligned with our other European technology hubs’ in order to ‘form a great asset for the SG Digital business unit’. He purportedly described Poland as a having ‘a fantastic reputation when it comes to tech personnel’ due to ‘a well-trained and high-energy talent pool of people’ that offer ‘extensive industry and domain expertise’.