Compuware Receives Top Rankings by Yphise Research Firm; Solution Cited for Ease of Use and Strengths in Project Portfolio Investment Monitoring
DETROIT, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR) today announced that its IT Portfolio Management solution, Compuware Changepoint, earned the Yphise award for best Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution. In Yphise's Software Product Assessment Report for Project Portfolio Management, Yphise rated the Compuware Changepoint solution ahead of products from CA, IBM and PlanView.
The annual Yphise awards assess more than 150 software products in all areas of interest to IT and recognize the highest value solutions in the market. Yphise gives an award to 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-certified methodology. This methodology guarantees accuracy and independent assessment and focuses on meeting the requirements of IT managers in large companies.
In the report, Yphise stated: "Changepoint provides comprehensive functions that meet our requirements. We appreciate its strengths in project portfolio investment monitoring. The product stands out in 'Optimizing the project selection according to capacities' because of its management of scenarios. It is also easy to use and customize. Changepoint has the best coverage of 'Monitoring the Project Portfolio Progress' and 'Optimizing the project selection according to capacities.'"
"We are pleased that Yphise recognizes Compuware Changepoint as a stand- out solution for Project Portfolio Management," said Kim Turner, Director of Changepoint Marketing for Compuware Corporation. "This award highlights the strengths of Compuware Changepoint in portfolio planning, analysis and management."
Compuware Changepoint is an integrated solution that supports the ongoing alignment and management of all IT investments, and helps maximize the value of the entire IT portfolio. Changepoint also facilitates the management of end-to-end business processes associated with the business of IT, from capturing all demand for services to prioritizing and selecting portfolios to continuous monitoring of project and application health.
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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