TechValidate Research on CA Agile Central

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718 Customers Surveyed

5,107 Data Points Collected

106 Published TechFacts

12 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study

Selected Research Highlights

CA Agile Central Customer Research

What were the top business drivers for selecting CA Agile Central and / or engaging agile coaching, training, or consulting?

Get real-time visibility into work and progress
Increase productivity / predictability / efficiency
Improve time to market / meet deadlines
Improve customer feedback and satisfaction
Innovate new products / services / features

CA Agile Central Customer Research

Please rate CA Agile Central’s capabilities as compared to the competition.

Significantly Superior Superior Inferior
Portfolio & Scenario Planning




Time Tracking & Cost Reporting




Support for SAFe/Kanban




Tracking Work in Process




Performance Metrics/Analytics




CA Agile Central Case Study

American Association Of Insurance Services (AAIS)


This case study of American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) is based on a December 2016 survey of CA Agile Central customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We really needed a cross-functional view of initiatives.”

“I would recommend CA Agile Central to companies who need the full set of features the product provides and have the resources and commitment to implementing agile as a discipline across the enterprise.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select CA Agile Central:

  • Challenges experienced prior to working with CA Agile Central:
    • A lack of cross-project visibility
    • An inability to coordinate delivery across multiple teams, groups, and departments
    • An inability to meet deadlines
    • A slow time to market
  • Business drivers for selecting the CA Agile Central platform and engaging in Agile coaching/consulting:
    • Get real-time visibility into work and progress
    • Increase productivity, predictability, and efficiency
  • Used the following tool to plan, track, and manage development work before switching to CA Agile Central:
    • Nothing

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of CA Agile Central that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is using (or used) the CA Agile Central platform + Agile Coaching / Agile Transformation Consulting.


The surveyed company achieved the following results with CA Agile Central:

  • Chose CA Agile Central over the following evaluated companies:
    • JIRA
    • Microsoft Project
  • Realized improvements in the following aspects of the organization since adopting the CA Agile Central platform:
    • Time to market / ability to deliver on-time: 30-45%
    • Visibility into WIP: > 60%
    • Alignment between strategy & execution: > 60%
    • Software quality: > 60%
    • Ability to manage changing priorities: > 60%
  • Rated CA Agile Central’s capabilities as compared to the competition:
    • Portfolio and scenario planning: superior
    • Iteration and release planning: superior
    • Support for SAFe, scaling methodologies, and Kanban: superior
    • Tracking work in process (ie – statuses, dependencies, milestones): superior
    • Performance metrics and analytics: superior
  • Agreed with the following statements:
    • CA Agile Central helps them keep their development teams’ work aligned with the company’s high-level business initiatives
    • Using CA Agile Central has helped them better collaborate across teams, projects, programs, and departments

CA Agile Central Customer Statistic

42% of Jira users did not have the data to support strategic work pivots

42% of surveyed organizations who formerly used Atlassian JIRA had insufficient data to support strategic pivots on the work being done prior to choosing CA Agile Central.


CA Agile Central Customer Testimonial

1. Real-Time know how of Agile Implementation – story progress from conceptualization to delivery became crystal clear across 8+ teams
2. Immense help with Auditing- Reports Burn down up, entire worklist pulls by release and iterations
3. Kanban for Sr. Executive team
4. Ability to break down work into features and slow transition which is a WIP now to SAFe

Business Professional, Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

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