TechValidate Research on Blueprint

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602 Customers Surveyed

4,370 Data Points Collected

155 Published TechFacts

14 Published Charts

28 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Blueprint Customer Satisfaction Rating

Mercedes Draffin, an IT Vice President at New York Life Insurance Company, would be very likely to recommend Blueprint for this reason:

It fits our needs for requirements usage as well as the potential for more growth in the future.

Blueprint Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Project Manager at a global 500 pharmaceuticals company would be very likely to recommend Blueprint for this reason:

Blueprint does everything we need it to and the interface is extremely easy so adoption rates are high.

Blueprint Customer Research

What operational challenges were you trying to solve prior to purchasing Blueprint?

Increasing maturity and agility of your planning and requirements processes
73%
Managing changes required by the business
73%
Improve success of product and application launches
59%
Increase business visibility into development plans, designs and progress before the product is released
59%
Keeping ahead of regulatory and compliance issues
41%
Removing bottlenecks at the front end of your development cycle
27%

Blueprint Customer Research

What are the capabilities your previous tools were lacking that are solved by Blueprint products?

Not having complete documentation of what has been delivered
58%
Not having an intuitive, understandable view of products to be delivered that can be reviewed with business stakeholders and large development teams
46%
Time and effort required to manually write and coordinate user stories and test cases
46%
Difficulty tying development and testing efforts back to business objectives
44%
Not having a permanent system of record of what has been delivered
44%
Difficulty having business stakeholders understand what is being worked on, and what has been delivered in a sprint
42%
Difficulty managing key business imperatives like compliance and non-functional requirements (such as performance, security, usability)
33%

Blueprint Case Study

Global 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a global 500 computer services company is based on an August 2017 survey of Blueprint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The average project delivered using Blueprint products are much more aligned to our business and market needs.”

“Using Blueprint products has increased the automation of previously manual tasks in our development cycle.”

“Blueprint provides clear allocation of requirements and stories to product feature releases with formal sign-off and agreement between dev, QA, and customer.”

Objectives

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Blueprint:

Purchased Blueprint to:

  • Manage changes required by the business
  • Clear definition of scope

Challenges Solved

Blueprint solved the following challenges created by using JIRA alone:

  • A lack of a permanent system of record of what has been delivered
  • Overall time and effort required to manually write and coordinate user stories and test cases
  • The difficulty of managing key business imperatives like compliance and non-functional requirements (such as performance, security, usability)
  • The difficulty of tying development and testing efforts back to business objectives

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Blueprint:

  • Completes projects 41-50% faster when using Blueprint.
  • Complete the requirements / user stories of an average project with 11-20% less effort since using Blueprint.

Blueprint Case Study

Pt Astra International Tbk.

Introduction

This case study of PT Astra International Tbk. is based on a February 2018 survey of Blueprint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Blueprint:

  • Rated the following areas and their importance to the success of projects:
    • Release cycle time: Very important
    • Development velocity: Very important
    • Release cost: Very important
    • Business/market alignment: Very important

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Blueprint that the surveyed company uses:

  • Visual process/solution models
  • Reviews and approvals
  • Automatic generation of use cases, tests, user stories
  • Reuse requirements, regulations, artifacts, etc
  • Traceability and impact analysis

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following improvements with Blueprint:

  • Release cycle time: 31%-40%
  • Development velocity: 21%-30%
  • Number of releases on time/budget: 31%-40%
  • Number of business plans achieved: 11%-20%


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About Blueprint

At Blueprint, we believe in the power of alignment. Our company started with a simple idea – make complex software development easier for our customers by helping them align business, compliance and development teams around a common goal. We then turned that idea into a platform that brings meaningful purpose, practical strategies, and collaborative execution together in one unified tool, and have been dedicated to helping teams drive innovation and unlock unrealized value in their development initiatives for over 15 years. By providing features that drive visual collaboration, data unification and agile automation, our platform enables customers to deliver high-value and compliant software product releases faster, at vastly reduced cost and exposure to risk.

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