St. Jude Medical Selects Telelogic DOORS® for Requirements Management

St. Jude Medical Selects Telelogic DOORS® for Requirements Management - Single Requirements Database Accommodates Multiple Products, Teams and Locations - IRVINE, California - June 26, 2002 -Telelogic (Stockholm Exchange: TLOG), the leading global provider of solutions for advanced software and systems development, today announced that it has signed a three-year product, training and maintenance agreement for Telelogic DOORS valued at US$600,000 with St. Jude Medical, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of artificial heart valves, cardiac pacemakers and other medical devices. Already a DOORS user on a regional project basis, St. Jude Medical needed a powerful requirements management solution to support the software development process for its Cardiac Rhythm Management business. St. Jude Medical is a leading supplier of pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), and catheter mapping and ablation systems for the treatment of cardiac rhythm disease. After a detailed needs analysis, St. Jude Medical determined that a single requirements database capable of supporting multiple application development products, simultaneous user access and international team collaboration was essential. As part of the evaluation, St. Jude Medical completed a rigorous testing process to ensure it standardized on a requirements management tool that could not only easily capture, link, trace, analyze and manage a wide range of information, but also integrate with a wide variety of modeling tools. "Our globally distributed development teams needed an industrial strength solution that would enable them to increase productivity and communication, enhance quality and minimize overall project risk," said David Flood, division director, software development at St. Jude Medical. "Only Telelogic DOORS could offer us a scalable solution to handle our most complex applications and manage the entire development lifecycle from pencil sketch concepts through design and prototyping." According to Anders Lidbeck, president and CEO of Telelogic, the advanced functionality of DOORS enables companies to automate many of their manual requirements management processes. "With DOORS, traceability can automatically be established while developing requirements, specifications, designs and test procedures, leaving users more time to spend on value-added activities instead of tedious manual tasks. As a result, organizations can increase productivity and efficiency, while at the same time reduce cost and errors." About Telelogic DOORS Telelogic DOORS is the world's leading requirements management tool according to the latest Standish Group industry report entitled, "What are your requirements? 2000." DOORS is a multi-platform, enterprise-wide requirements management tool designed to capture, link, trace, analyze and manage a wide range of information to ensure a project's compliance with specific requirements and standards. Telelogic recently released DOORS version 6.0, which adds Enterprise Change Proposal Management (ECPS) for configurable and scalable requirements change control. DOORS 6.0 also makes it even easier to manage both textual and pictorial requirements through enhanced OLE management. DOORS enables users to gather, trace and manage all requirements established for a development project, ensuring that the resulting product meets all defined customer needs. About St. Jude Medical St. Jude Medical, Inc. ( is dedicated to the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative medical devices of the highest quality, offering physicians, patients and payers unmatched clinical performance and demonstrated economic value. About Telelogic Founded in 1983, Telelogic® ( is the leading global provider of solutions for advanced systems and software development. The company's automated application lifecycle solution includes integrated best-in-class software and professional services for requirements management, change and configuration management, development, testing, and documentation. Telelogic enables organizations to improve quality and predictability, while reducing time-to-market and overall costs in software and systems development. Built on an open architecture that ensures interoperability with other leading third-party solutions, Telelogic's products are based on international standardized languages and notations. Telelogic participates in 3GPP, Bluetooth SIG and OMG to create future communication technologies and visual software development languages. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden with U.S. Headquarters in Irvine, California the company has more than 1,000 employees worldwide. Customers include Airbus, Alcatel, BMW, Boeing, BT, DaimlerChrysler, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Lockheed Martin, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Philips and Siemens. Telelogic and Telelogic DOORS are the registered trademarks of Telelogic AB. All other trademarks are the properties of respective holders. Contact: Europe/Asia: Contact: Americas Catharina Sundelin Michael E. Donner VP Corporate Vice President Marketing & Communications, Telelogic AB Communications, Telelogic NA Phone.: +46 40 174730 Phone: +1 (949) 885 2496 E-mail: E-mail: ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download:

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