Compuware Changepoint Sponsors CXP Executive Breakfast Devoted to Project and Portfolio Management Best Practices

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Changepoint Customer Amadeus to Outline Its Implementation Strategy for Managing Services Activities Using Changepoint PPM Solution

DETROIT and PARIS, Dec. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, announced today it will sponsor the upcoming event entitled "Encountering CXP – Project and Portfolio (PPM) Management."

CXP PPM analyst Arnaud Bigard is the keynote speaker for this breakfast event, which takes place on December 6 in Paris, France. CXP is a leading European independent research and consulting organization. The event will feature Changepoint customer, Michel Woest, Manager PPM Solution Configuration and Deployment, for Amadeus. Mr. Woest will present on the topic of "Managing Service Activities and Implementation with Changepoint."

Individuals interested in registering for the event can do so on CXP's web site using this link.

Michael Woest began his career as an industrial production methods engineer in 1982 and crossed into the IT organization in 1988. He joined Amadeus in 2007 and spearheaded the evaluation of PPM solutions for Amadeus in 2008 resulting in the company's selection of Changepoint. He continues today to lead the development and deployment of Changepoint across Amadeus.

"We are very pleased to have our customer Amadeus join us for this prestigious event and share their Changepoint story with other IT professionals seeking to define and refine their PPM strategy," said Lori Ellsworth, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Compuware Changepoint Business Unit.

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Compuware Changepoint allows technology companies to maximize professional services profitability while maintaining a focus on effective product decisions and delivery. Changepoint's integrated solution marries PSA with PPM to provide total operational visibility allowing product-centric technology companies to drive services growth with strong margins, deliver a competitive product and services mix for high ROI, and maintain top-line revenues and bottom-line profitability. Changepoint is available via SaaS or On-Premise Delivery Model. Visit us or tune into our blog at

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