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Blueprint announced the integration of its Storyteller solution with CA Agile Requirements Designer (CA ARD) from CA Technologies.
Blueprint Storyteller is an agile planning solution for large-scale enterprise transformation, and CA Agile Requirements Designer is an end-to-end requirements design, test design automation, and automated test case design tool. The integration enables companies to automate and improve software quality, reduce testing costs, and speed up application delivery.
With this integration, solution models, processes and user stories defined in Storyteller, which ensure IT and business alignment, are integrated directly into CA ARD projects. Companies can now automatically create test cases right from their business requirements.
“Our growing partnership with CA Technologies, a recognized leader in the Agile and DevOps market, empowers organizations to drive digital transformation, through increased automation at the front-end of the software development life cycle,” said Ruth Zive, CMO, Blueprint. “Storyteller extends our customers’ investment in CA Agile Central, and now CA Agile Requirements Designer, and helps scale Agile best practices to the enterprise.”
“We are committed to helping organizations accelerate application quality while greatly reducing the time and resources required to bring products to market,” said Jeff Scheaffer, GM, Continuous Delivery, CA Technologies. “This integration with Blueprint Storyteller reinforces our approach of bringing together best of breed Agile and DevOps lifecycle tools. Companies can now easily integrate Blueprint Storyteller for Agile Planning, CA Agile Central for Agile Lifecycle Management, and Microsoft Team Foundation for source code management with CA Agile Requirements Designer to build and deliver high-quality applications faster, at less cost.”