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TechValidate Research on Blueprint

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474 Data Points Collected

39 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

17 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Blueprint Customer Research

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

Difficulty having business stakeholders understand what is being worked on, and what has been delivered in a sprint
55%
Difficulty tying development and testing efforts back to business objectives
55%
Not having an intuitive, understandable view of products to be delivered that can be reviewed with business stakeholders and large development teams
55%
Not having a permanent system of record of what has been delivered
50%
Not having complete documentation of what has been delivered
45%
Time and effort required to manually write and coordinate user stories and test cases
45%
Difficulty managing key business imperatives like compliance and non-functional requirements (such as performance, security, usability)
30%

Blueprint Case Study

State & Local Government

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on an August 2017 survey of Blueprint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization 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.”

Objectives

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

Purchased Blueprint to:

  • Improve the success of product and application launches
  • Increase business visibility into development plans, designs and progress before the product is released
  • Increase maturity and agility of planning and requirements processes
  • Manage changes required by the business

Challenges Solved

Blueprint solved the following challenges created by using an ALM tool alone:

  • A lack of having an intuitive, understandable view of products to be delivered that can be reviewed with business stakeholders and large development teams
  • A lack of a permanent system of record of what has been delivered
  • A lack of complete documentation of what has been delivered
  • The difficulty of having business stakeholders understand what is being worked on, and what has been delivered in a sprint
  • Overall time and effort required to manually write and coordinate user stories and test cases
  • The difficulty of tying development and testing efforts back to business objectives

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following result with Blueprint:

  • Complete the requirements / user stories of an average project with 31-40% less effort since using Blueprint.

Blueprint Customer Statistic

86% of JIRA users who adopted Blueprint agree that:

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

Blueprint Customer Research

Decrease in the number of defects and/or enhancement requests for average project using Blueprint products?

More than 50%
33%
31-40%
33%
21-30%
17%
11-20%
17%

Blueprint Customer Testimonial

Blueprint has automated project requirements, documents, and gave us the ability to capture visual requirement artifacts since the current requirements central repository only covers textual requirement artifacts.

IT Professional, Large Enterprise Health Care Company

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.


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About Blueprint

Blueprint provides industry-leading solutions that accelerate and de-risk the digital transformation of large organizations. Our products – Blueprint Storyteller and Blueprint Regulatory Compliance Manager – resolve many of the time-consuming, costly, and error-prone functions that challenge IT organizations.

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