SOURCE: Blueprint Systems

December 03, 2007 08:30 ET

Blueprint Expands Solution Partner Program

MIC Partner, Capital Markets Company, and CorTechs Join Expanding North American Operation

TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) - Blueprint, the global leader in Requirements Lifecycle Acceleration™ (RLA™), today announced that MIC Partner, CorTechs, and Capital Markets Company ("Capco") have joined the growing list of members of the Blueprint Solution Partner Program. The Blueprint Solution Partner Program includes a wide range of best-of-breed solution providers specializing in requirements definition process and technology optimization.

Based in Toronto, Ontario, MIC Partner is an established and experienced HP Software Elite Business Partner and was awarded the HP Software Canadian Channel Partner of the Year for 2007. "MIC has built a strong legacy of delivering customer success for quality IT implementations," said James Langedyk, President and CEO of MIC. "Requirements definition and requirements-driven testing are paramount needs for IT organizations dealing with globalization, outsourcing, and service-oriented architecture. We will be adding Blueprint Requirements Center 2008 to our current solution offerings to provide a complete solution for requirements and quality management."

Headquartered in Virginia, with offices in Georgia and Florida, CorTechs Inc. is an information technology services and solutions company, specializing in delivering significant software development and maintenance productivity improvement through the use of advanced tools, techniques, and methods. "With a focus on both commercial and government clients, we plan to use Blueprint's unique Requirements Center 2008 capabilities to accelerate the implementation, management and support of IT systems and infrastructure in our customer base," said Jay Wiener, President of CorTechs. "Requirements definition and visualization are fundamental and essential components of improving predictability and time-to-market of IT investments, driving down cost, and improving organizational effectiveness."

With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Capco is a leading global provider of integrated consulting services and products, exclusively for the financial services industry. "As pioneers of new ways of transforming operational capability and efficiency, we believe a more formal approach to business modeling and requirements definition can dramatically improve the effectiveness of IT and ultimately help clients successfully increase revenue, reduce costs and enhance control," said Nick Jackson, Partner and head of consulting services in North America for Capco. "We are a focused company, with global reach, and with an ability to draw on the enormous innovative capabilities of our business partners such as Blueprint, Capco is unique in its industry."

"We are very proud to have such an accomplished growing set of members of our Solution Partner Program," said Robert L. Howatt, Blueprint Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales Operations. "With the additions of MIC, CorTechs and Capco, we have extended our sales and marketing reach, and added key capabilities to supply tailored training and consulting services to meet the adoption needs of our end customers in key market verticals and geographies."

For more information on the Blueprint Solution Partner Program, please visit

About Blueprint

Blueprint ignited the Requirements Definition revolution in 2004 with the introduction of its landmark Profesy™ solution for Visual Requirements Definition and Validation. Today, Blueprint offers an expanded solution to support the emerging industry category entitled Requirements Lifecycle Acceleration™ (RLA), Blueprint's approach enables modern IT organizations to substantially eliminate rework, cost and schedule overrun, ensure application quality, and control business risk. Blueprint is a global solution provider with presence in North America and Europe. For more information on Blueprint or Requirements Lifecycle Acceleration™, visit

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