ISM Fantasy Games runs the official fantasy football games for the world's leading football leagues and confederations. After ten years building a highly scalable but completely bespoke Perl platform, ISM were finding recruitment and maintenance increasingly difficult. ISM chose to port their whole platform to Python and Django, simultaneously adding a REST API to support mobile native apps while continuing to support millions of active users and several clients on this multi-tenant system. They asked Dan Fairs to help achieve this ambitious goal.
Dan worked closely with staff at all levels within ISM, and assisted primarily with:
Dan Fairs is now Technical Director of SecondSync, as well as continuing to run Fez and Foundry projects.
ISM roll out their redeveloped large-scale system on Django.
Dan Fairs is part of Foundry, delivering expertise in web media and strategy.