TORONTO, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Blueprint, a global leader in driving IT project success by de-risking and accelerating complex software projects, is proud to share an overview of its success on the heels of another banner year.
This was Blueprint's third consecutive year of more than 50 percent growth, fueled by new products, customer acquisitions and partner relationships. Today, more than 250 global enterprises define their business applications using Blueprint.
Highlights of the fiscal year 2016 include:
- Customers: Blueprint acquired new enterprise customers across industries, including CNA, Ford and WPS Health Insurance. Blueprint customers JPMC, MetLife and Wells Fargo continued to aggressively expand their existing Blueprint deployments. These organizations are leveraging Blueprint to support Agile transformation, drive IT and business alignment and accelerate software delivery.
- Product Innovation: In June, Blueprint launched its innovative Agile requirements product, Storyteller – a game-changer for organizations that need help scaling Agile adoption across the enterprise. Storyteller arms stakeholders with the power to auto-generate high-quality user stories in a manner that encourages communication and aligns business and IT interests. Blueprint already has several Storyteller customers, all large enterprise organizations in the midst of Agile transformation.
Blueprint also introduced new content accelerators for non-functional requirements and disciplined Agile adoption. Blueprint's content accelerators provide pre-packaged content to support users with predefined compliance requirements and best-practice information to accelerate delivery while improving quality.
- Services and Support: Blueprint continues to focus on its provision of customer success and transformation through its enterprise-class services and support offerings. This year, most notably, Blueprint's Customer Experience team launched an online community to support customers as they collaborate and learn best practices.
- Funding: Investors continue to support Blueprint, its mission and the products it brings to market to help companies accelerate software delivery in today's rapidly changing business environment. This year, Blueprint secured $23 million in funding for global expansion and continued innovation.
Global Expansion: Expansion into the Asia Pacific (APAC) market emphasized Blueprint's strategic plan to help large enterprise companies deliver successful IT project worldwide.
"Blueprint's expansion into Asia Pacific is very exciting and reflects the hyper-growth trajectory that we have experienced over the past couple of years," said Dan Shimmerman, CEO of Blueprint.
Blueprint has grown its workforce globally to support its desired expansion across America, EMEA and APAC.
Strategic Partnerships: This year, Blueprint expanded its relationship with key strategic partners, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) and NTT Data. In addition, Blueprint continues to partner with other global system integrators and ISVs including Capgemini, Majesco and EIS Group. Blueprint partners provide critical services, such as application development, pre-packaged application delivery, business strategy and transformation, Blueprint delivery, as well as training and enablement.
Blueprint anticipates continued double-digit growth, supported by global expansion and product innovation to help organizations deliver better software faster.
Dan Shimmerman, chief executive officer, Blueprint Software, said:
"We work with the best customers in the world. With new funding and partnerships and innovative technology solutions, we are excited to continue to help them deliver their software projects faster while managing the high risk most organizations have to deal with today."
Blueprint provides industry-leading software solutions that help large organizations build better business applications. Our products - Blueprint, Storyteller and Blueprint Enterprise - resolve many of the time-consuming, costly, and error-prone functions that challenge IT organizations, thus ensuring that mission critical projects are completed successfully, on time and on budget. Organizations across the globe use Blueprint solutions to ensure regulatory compliance, speed transition to Agile, and better align business and IT. Nearly half of all Fortune 100 companies choose Blueprint to de-risk and accelerate their software projects. For more information, please visit http://www.blueprintsys.com/.
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