This [solution] allows us to be more agile as a business and more responsive to our customers. This has led to improved quality by 50 percent and reduced system downtime by 70 percent over the last three years.

Steve Farley, vice president, application development center, Nationwide

Business Challenge story

Nationwide needed to better respond to changing market requirements and regulations, increase speed to market for new products and services, and support new channels of customer interaction.


Nationwide engaged IBM to support its agile transformation and help enable an DevOps approach to application development and delivery across its distributed and mainframe environments.


Nationwide improved code quality by 50 percent over a 3-year period, reduced user downtime by 70 percent and moved 58 percent of its teams to the top quartile in key productivity measures.

Solution Category

  • IBM Cloud
  • IBM Hybrid Cloud
  • Middleware
  • Solution Components

    • Software Services for Rational