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 Case Study

New York Life Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of New York Life Insurance Company is based on an August 2017 survey of Blueprint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The average projects 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.”

“Centralization of process and rigor, allowing for a level of delivery standardization that our business partners previously were not accustomed to receive.”

Objectives

This is a list of the business challenges that led the profiled company 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
  • Remove bottlenecks at the front end of the development cycle
  • Manage changes required by the business
  • Stay ahead of regulatory and compliance issues

Challenges Solved

Blueprint solved the following challenges created by using Rally alone:

  • Lack of intuitive, understandable product view to be reviewed with business stakeholders and large development teams
  • Lack of a permanent system of record of what has been delivered
  • Lack of complete documentation of what has been delivered
  • Difficulty for business stakeholders to 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
  • Difficulty managing key business imperatives like compliance and non-functional requirements (such as performance, security, usability)
  • Difficulty tying development and testing efforts back to business objectives

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Blueprint:

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

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 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 Satisfaction Rating

A Business Analyst at a large enterprise hospitality company would be very likely to recommend Blueprint for this reason:

It is very systematic and collaborative which is the thing in today’s world.

Blueprint Customer Research

What percent improvement would you say you have experienced in each metric since implementing Blueprint?

More than 40% 31%-40% 21%-30% 11%-20% 0%-10%

Release cycle time
Development velocity
# of releases on time/budget
# of business plans achieved

Blueprint Customer Statistic

Managing regulatory compliance made easy

Since adopting Blueprint, 65% of surveyed organizations experienced over 35% improvement in the ability to manage regulatory compliance constraints.



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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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