Compuware Evaluated on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
DETROIT, June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced its inclusion in the Leader Quadrant of The Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Project and Portfolio Management Applications, published June 22, 2006 and authored by Matt Light and Daniel B. Stang. The report evaluated over 24 vendors on completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to Gartner, Leaders are performing well today, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership position in the market.
"Market interest in project and portfolio management remains high among IT management, as CIOs continue to report the high priority in 2006 of such PPM- related issues as delivering projects for business growth that are tightly linked to business strategy," stated the report.
Compuware Changepoint gives CIOs the information they need to make effective decisions about investments and communicate the value that IT delivers to the business. The recently introduced Changepoint 11 delivered a series of breakthrough capabilities that allow IT organizations to dynamically align resources to meet changing business needs.
"We believe this report reflects our momentum and success in delivering a comprehensive and effective IT portfolio management solution to the marketplace," said John Williams, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy, Compuware Corporation. "Compuware continues to provide insight for effective decision-making around new investments and existing projects and applications by incorporating key delivery and service metrics from applications and operations organizations."
Changepoint supports a portfolio approach for strategic planning as well as the analysis, management, and measurement needed for the effective operation of IT by leveraging Project Portfolio Management and Application Portfolio Management.
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Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware solutions accelerate the development, improve the quality and enhance the performance of critical business systems while enabling CIOs to align and govern the entire IT portfolio, increasing efficiency, cost control and employee productivity throughout the IT organization. Founded in 1973, Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies. Learn more about Compuware at http://www.compuware.com .
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