This case study of a medium enterprise computer software company is based on a April 2014 survey of ElectricFlow customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased ElectricFlow to solve the following challenges:
    • Continuous builds on many platforms

Use Case

  • Creates the following kinds of software:
    • Software designed to run on a desktop computer or server (Web/IT)
    • Software designed to run on a device (Embedded)
  • Purchased ElectricFlow because of the following factors:
    • The use of properties to drive dynamic processes
    • The job-step parallelization and acceleration
    • The ability to use existing tools and processes
    • The system scalability

Results

  • Realized the following benefits with ElectricFlow:
    • Improved IT infrastructure utilization
    • Realized faster troubleshooting of failures in the software delivery process
  • Uses ElectricFlow to benefit the following groups:
    • Software engineering teams
    • Build engineering teams
    • QA engineering teams
    • Release engineering teams
  • Rated the increase of speed with ElectricFlow on the following tasks related to software delivery:
    • Software builds: faster
    • QA testing: faster
  • Their overall software development process is Up to 2x faster with ElectricFlow.
  • Improved their IT infrastructure utilization by more than 75% with ElectricFlow.