Capgemini Joins Forces with Blueprint to Offer Advanced Requirements Management Capabilities for Financial Services

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Paris, Toronto, February 9, 2016 – Blueprint, an innovator and global leader in accelerating and de-risking large, complex IT projects, and Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced a resale agreement increasing the ability for strategic customer growth worldwide.

Capgemini will continue to leverage Blueprint’s wide array of requirements management capabilities both for its internal product development and for its customer implementations. Blueprint’s leading-edge, enterprise solution allows Capgemini to accelerate delivery of its industry leading solutions and reduce total cost of ownership for its customers. Blueprint’s software assists in aligning business strategy with IT execution, ensuring regulatory compliance, and supporting organizational transformation.

Blueprint’s growing alliance with Capgemini represents a significant milestone in Blueprint’s channel strategy. "Capgemini is a key part of our growth plan through the system integration channel. We are excited about this new resale capability and are expecting significant activity in the near-term,""said Martin Saipe, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Blueprint.

"Our collaboration with Blueprint provides very robust requirements and documentation tools for customer implementations and internal product development," said Anand Moorthy, Vice President, Global Testing Practice, Financial Services, Capgemini. "We can accelerate the requirements process for many of our customers because of pre-built, accelerator models that are refined over time, incorporating best practices which we then deploy in selected projects. Rather than creating new custom requirements for each project from scratch, we are able to be more prescriptive in our delivery helping our customers manage costs and lock-in quality."

About Blueprint

Blueprint helps organizations to accelerate large, complex IT projects and deliver enhanced business value. Projects using Enterprise Agile, Waterfall or hybrid methodologies all benefit from Blueprint’s best-in-class requirements definition and management capabilities. Blueprint resolves many of the time-consuming, costly, and error-prone functions that challenge IT leaders, thus ensuring that mission critical projects are completed successfully, on time and on budget. Blueprint provides seamless integration with leading ALM technologies to enhance investments organizations have made in their development tools.

For more information about Blueprint and to learn about its partner network, please visit our website at www.blueprintsys.com.

 

About Capgemini

With 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2014 global revenues of EUR 10.573 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

 

Capgemini’s Financial Services Strategic Business Unit brings deep industry experience, innovative service offerings and next generation global delivery to serve the financial services industry. With a network of more than 24,000 professionals serving over 900 clients worldwide Capgemini collaborates with leading banks, insurers and capital market companies to deliver business and IT solutions and thought leadership which create tangible value.

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com and www.capgemini.com/financialservices.