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TechValidate Research on Blueprint

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242 Customers Surveyed

1,988 Data Points Collected

40 Published TechFacts

11 Published Charts

26 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Blueprint Customer Research

Comparing the projects using Blueprint products with the projects where you did not use Blueprint. How much faster are you able to complete the requirements/user stories of an average project using Blueprint products?

More than 50%: 20%
41-50%: 30%
31-40%: 0%
21-30%: 30%
11-20%: 10%
0-10%: 10%

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

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 Case Study

Global 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer services company is based on a March 2018 survey of Blueprint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

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

  • The importance of the following metrics to the success of projects:
    • Release cycle time: Very important
    • Development velocity: Very important
    • Release cost: Very important
    • Business/market alignment: Very important

Their average team works on releases with the following characteristics:

  • Average release cycle time is 6-12 months for a high priority release.
  • Average development velocity of a release is 6-12 months.
  • Average IT budget per release is $1-$5M.
  • The typical value of a business case for an average release is $1-$5M.

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
  • Baselines and collections
  • Traceability and impact analysis

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Blueprint:

  • Saw the following improvement in these areas since implementing Blueprint:
    • Release cycle time: 31%-40%
    • Development velocity: 21%-30%
    • Number of releases on time/budget: >40%
    • Number of business plans achieved: 31%-40%

With Blueprint, their success metrics are now:

  • 90-99% of their releases are delivered to meet the planned timeline, scope and budget.
  • 90-99% of releases achieve their business case targets within the first 12 months.

Blueprint Case Study

Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a global 500 pharmaceuticals 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.”

Objectives

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

Purchased Blueprint to:

  • Manage changes required by the business

Challenges Solved

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

  • A lack of complete documentation of what has been delivered

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following result with Blueprint:

  • Complete the requirements / user stories of an average project with 11-20% less effort since using Blueprint.

Blueprint Customer Fact

Blueprint solved C Spire’s lack of having an intuitive, understandable view of products to be delivered that can 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, the difficulty of having business stakeholders understand what is being worked on, and what has been delivered in a sprint and overall time and effort required to manually write and coordinate user stories and test cases.



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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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