Knowit acquires the Gasell company Require

Published 27 Oct 2017

Knowit is acquiring Require, a company specialized in modern requirements management. Through this acquisition, Knowit is strengthening and broadening its offering in Quality Assurance, an area where it today has about 200 employees in the Nordic region. Require has offices in Stockholm and Malmö and 15 employees.

Knowit is seeing an increased demand for services in Quality Assurance, such as testing strategies, test management and quality assurance undertakings. Through the acquisition of Require, the offering is supplemented and strengthened with modern requirements management. Require currently helps several large clients which have high demands on requirements management in an agile, fast-paced world. Require also offers training and conferences, such as Kravdagen in Stockholm, with over 200 participants annually.

- In order to take the next step in our development, it is beneficial to be part of a larger company with a wider offering. We have methodically scanned the market and found Knowit to be a promising partner. Knowit already has a strong position in quality assurance and is a leader in agile coaching. Our offerings supplement one another and we already have an ongoing collaboration, says Staffan Melin, CEO and cofounder of Require.

- The acquisition of Require strengthens our offering in quality assurance. Require’s strength in the early phases of requirements management is an area where we are seeing increasing demand for among our clients. Require has managed to gain an impressive market presence and has succeeded in building a clear, proactive collaboration with its clients on the operational side. This is in line with Knowit’s ambitious endeavors in the field, says Johan Strid, EVP Knowit Solutions.

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