DETROIT, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced that it had achieved Ford Motor Company's coveted Q1 2002 certification. Through this certification, Ford acknowledged Compuware as a preferred supplier that pays close attention to processes, improvement, quality of work and customer satisfaction.
"Compuware has served as a trusted partner to Ford Motor Company for decades," said Compuware Chairman and CEO Peter Karmanos, Jr. "This exclusive certification confirms the quality of Compuware's work and the rigor of the company's processes for ensuring continuous improvement. By meeting Ford's high expectations for customer satisfaction, quality, and process management, Compuware delivers better value to all of its customers."
The Q1 2002 certification is an enhanced version of Ford's highly sought- after Q1 certification. To achieve Q1 2002, Compuware earned ISO 9001:2000 certification, undertook a comprehensive review of its quality operating systems in partnership with Ford Motor Company and demonstrated established process performance metrics. Additionally, Compuware garnered endorsements from key sponsors within Ford for its ability to meet the company's performance requirements.
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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