VersionOne Enterprise Agile Platform

Overview

Case Studies

When it comes to selecting agile lifecycle management software and services, enterprises around the world are partnering with VersionOne to ensure their agile transformation success. But don’t take our word for it, take a look at these success stories.

 

 

Cerner

“VersionOne is a great partner. The company continues to innovate to meet the needs of the agile marketplace. They are justifiably one of the top agile ALM vendors.”

Matt Anderson
Director of Program Management
Cerner Corporation

Cerner Corporation is a global supplier of health information technology solutions, services, devices and hardware. The company’s proven health information technologies connect systems, people, and information to increase quality of care while reducing costs at approximately 14,000 health care facilities around the world. Cerner knew it had to accelerate its products€™ time to market to help clients navigate health care reform and to stay competitive in the rapidly changing industry.

Read the Cerner Success Story to find out how the company reduced its product time to market by 75% by adopting agile methodologies and leveraging the VersionOne enterprise agile application lifecycle management (agile ALM) platform.

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“VersionOne provides everyone, from executives to developers, visibility into how we are progressing toward our business goals.”

Andy Krupit
Manager, Agile Development
CareerBuilder.com

CareerBuilder has the largest online job site in the U.S. and the global leader in human capital solutions and has agile teams around the world. Initially CareerBuilder’s agile teams were using whiteboards and post-it notes to manage projects. The CIO saw the success of these teams and decided to scale agile across the entire IT organization. This created a lot of remote teams and the whiteboards and post-it notes just weren’t working anymore.

Read the CareerBuilder Success Story to find out how VersionOne helped them scale agile across their global organization and provide the metrics they needed to help teams continually improve product quality.

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“Hands down, the teams love VersionOne. I have implemented several solutions throughout my career and this is one of the easiest for the users to adopt and use right away. In addition, the support has been great. There’s not a single time that I felt like I was ‘on an island’ and couldn’t get answers to our questions in a very timely manner.”

Sherolyn Sellers
Senior Manager, Process Delivery
Autotrader.com

Autotrader, a leading online resource for car shoppers and sellers, is part of Cox Automotive. The entire organization was committed to the idea of agile at scale from the start, so instead of just focusing on agile as a technology team transformation, they looked at the positive impact that agile could have across all the disciplines within the company.

Read the Autotrader Success Story to find out how VersionOne helped with their agile transformation and provided immediate results. In fact, Autotrader is introducing new releases at least four times faster now that they have the structure, processes, and visibility to more efficiently manage the work.

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“With VersionOne we get enterprise portfolio management and collaboration out of the box, whereas with JIRA, we need fifteen plugins and fifty hours of development to set it up in a way that is useful.”

Markus Hirschkopf
Development Centre Lead
PayU

PayU is the leading online payment service provider for merchants and buyers. They had been practicing agile for several years across the majority of the enterprise and used JIRA as their agile project management tool. JIRA’s lack of portfolio management and enterprise reporting made visibility into the progress of the entire enterprise portfolio extremely difficult.

Read the PayU Success Story to find how VersionOne helped the company transition to an enterprise agile platform that provides the transparency they needed to set the correct priorities, track progress and adjust to changing business conditions.

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“From the first call we felt like we were partners looking for the right solution.”

Nick Hopkins
Manager of Agile Implementation
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.

Ferguson Enterprises Inc., the largest wholesaler of commercial and residential plumbing supplies in North America, has been a VersionOne customer since 2012.
Ferguson started with a few agile teams in the U.S. and offshore, and was planning to scale agile across the entire organization.

Read the Ferguson Enterprises Story to find out how VersionOne helped Ferguson improve strategic planning, alignment across the organization, and the quality of the products delivered to their customers.

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“The VersionOne platform is critically important in helping us manage our releases and keep up with customer needs.”

Jared Linley
Director of Product Management
OPENLANE

OPENLANE, the industry leader in providing online wholesale auction platforms for automotive OEMs, captive finance companies, banks, and dealers, has been a VersionOne customer since 2005. The company takes pride in moving very quickly to respond to our customer’s dynamic needs. They needed an agile platform that could help them embrace agile and keep up with the pace of change as their business continued to grow and expand.

Read the OPENLANE Success Story to find out how VersionOne helped the company quickly and easily implement agile across their teams and deliver on customer expectations.

Siemens

€œVersionOne is the only enterprise tool that can manage work effectively for very large-scale development involving multiple teams across the world.€

Bennet Vallet, Agile Strategist

Siemens Health Services (HS), the health IT business unit of Siemens Healthcare, is a global provider of enterprise healthcare information technology solutions to hospitals and large physician group practices. HS decided to comprehensively redesign their agile methodology, shifting from a time-boxed agile approach to a continuous flow approach. HS faced the challenge of fully deploying Kanban across 40-50 teams around the world and through all management practices without interrupting workflow and productivity.

Read the Siemens Success Story to find out how VersionOne’s flexible ALM platform and comprehensive DataMart facilitated a successful enterprise-level shift in HS’ agile development model and enabled the company to reduce administrative maintenance time by 70%.

Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
“VersionOne helps us identify the work that needs to be done, prioritize what’s important, and keep track of projects once they’re in progress. It’s so easy to understand, it’s always up to date and it’s available to everyone no matter where they are.”

Greg King
Assistant Director of ITSD
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) is a cooperative bank that offers competitively priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to member financial institutions. Before starting down the path to agile in late 2010, FHLBank Atlanta was struggling with software quality issues and delayed releases. Since then the organization has reduced the number of open product tickets by 92% and is consistently delivering projects on time and within budget.

Read the FHLBank Atlanta Success Story to learn how the combination of implementing agile in conjunction with VersionOne has resulted in a €œnight-and-day difference€ compared with where the Bank was two years ago.

 

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“The world before VersionOne was marked by inconsistency and time consuming manual tasks. Making the move from SharePoint and Excel to VersionOne transformed how we work.”

René Rosendahl
Manager, Project Management Office (PMO)
Kelley Blue Book

Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new- and used-car information, is the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the industry. Nearly three years ago, the project managers and ScrumMasters at Kelley Blue Book were growing increasingly disillusioned with the homegrown tools in place to support the company’s software development teams. To improve the company’s software development processes and workflow systems, the consensus was to select a tool purpose-built to support agile methodologies.

Read the Kelley Blue Book Success Story to find out how VersionOne provided a centralized system for all agile teams, a consistent development process, global backlog visibility, and built-in agile reporting and analytics.

Axway

“Enabling significant improvement in our software delivery was paramount. VersionOne has given us the ability to turn on a dime and quickly react to both market and customer needs.”

Jorge Rodriguez
Sr. Vice President of Product Development
Axway

Axway is a Business Interaction Networks company which provides the tools to manage, run, secure and monitor all business interactions for today€™s organizations. With a complex team and development structure, Axway needed to maintain a high level of communication across functions and locations to ensure success. After testing several open-source tools, Jorge was unimpressed by the lack of functionality and visibility they provided. Next, they evaluated VersionOne and quickly realized that only VersionOne could meet all of their needs, so they made the decision to move to VersionOne.

Read the Axway Success Story to learn how VersionOne significantly improved their software development operating model by supporting the adoption and implementation of agile methods throughout the organization.

TIDEWORKS Technology

“Everyone at the company uses VersionOne to some extent and from a management perspective it’s now considered a necessity.”

Thomas Rucker
Vice President of Products
Tideworks Technology

Tideworks is a leading provider of cost-effective, reliable software solutions for growing terminal operations and shipping lines worldwide. With 170+ people involved in software development across the world, and without a standard method for planning and tracking projects, executing on priorities was a complicated endeavor. Tideworks realized they needed a more robust project management tool to get the job done.

Read the Tideworks Technology Success Story to learn how VersionOne’s agile development software enhanced team collaboration, improved project visibility and reduced time to delivery.

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“VersionOne has become the perfect transparent and efficient vehicle for improving our development process while reflecting our agile culture – VersionOne is agile made easier.”

Ricki Koinig
Tools Team Lead
bwin Interactive Entertainment, AG

The world€™s largest publicly-traded online gaming company, bwin supports more than one million users in 22 languages and over 70,000 financial transactions per day. They understand what it takes to build scalable software. As bwin scaled agile methods across 25 development teams in four countries, they knew they needed a tool that could reinforce process consistency, synchronize work efforts, and provide real-time visibility and reporting. Additionally, stakeholders outside the development organization needed to collaborate on projects, driving the need for project visibility and transparency into the development process.

After evaluating multiple tools, ranging from basic freeware to specialized management tools to all-in-one solutions, bwin chose VersionOne. They felt VersionOne was the best end-to-end agile management platform to enable integrated planning and project tracking across the company. Today, bwin uses VersionOne throughout the organization to provide centralized agile management and reporting, resulting in a 12x improvement in predictability of software delivery.

Read the bwin Success Story and learn why their Tool Team selected VersionOne.