DETROIT, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced that its IT Portfolio Management solution, Compuware Changepoint, earned the Yphise award for best "IT Investment and Project Portfolio Management (IPPM)" solution for the second consecutive year. In Yphise's Software Product Assessment Report for IPPM, Yphise rated the Compuware Changepoint solution ahead of products from HP, IBM and Planview.
Yphise is committed to providing IT Executives and Managers with the best independent research on methods and solutions to optimize IT cost, value and risk -- assessing more than 150 software products in all areas of interest to IT and recognizing the highest value solutions in the market. For each market segment, Yphise identifies the shortlist of products of interest, according to expected benefits for IT executives. Yphise awards the best software product after an in-depth assessment of the leading competitors. The research firm conducts the assessment according to the Yphise ISO 9001:2000--certified methodology. This methodology guarantees accuracy and independent assessment, focusing on key issues for large companies.
In the report, Yphise stated: "Compuware Changepoint is a mature and efficient solution. The solution demonstrates a strong functional coverage in the area of managing investments, projects or applications. It provides effective capabilities for managing requests, optimizing the resource management and monitoring project portfolio progress. In particular, the solution demonstrates strengths in the areas of understanding IT performance and helping in project selection."
"It's an honor to once again have Yphise recognize Compuware Changepoint as the best IT Investment and Project Portfolio Management solution," said Lori Ellsworth, Vice President of Portfolio Management Solutions at Compuware Corporation. "To be recognized as the PPM leader for two consecutive years underscores Compuware's investment, strength and leadership in the PPM market."
Compuware Changepoint is a business-centric IT management solution that enables IT executives to take a comprehensive approach to managing supply and demand -- unlocking the potential of an IT organization to effectively meet the needs of the business. Using Changepoint, CIOs can deliver maximum business value through enhanced IT performance, improved collaboration between IT and business leadership, closer alignment of resources and activities with the business strategy, increased responsiveness to changing business needs and more effective life cycle management of the entire IT portfolio.
Compuware Corporation 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/.
Kayla White-Siefker, Compuware Communications and Investor Relations, email@example.com, 313-227-1402
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