Compuware to Address New Advancements in Mainframe Application Development at SHARE San Francisco

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DETROIT, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that Jim Liebert, Subject Matter Expert for Compuware, will present "Compuware Workbench: What's New in Mainframe Application Development" at SHARE in Anaheim, Calif. The Compuware Workbench, a new, modern, intuitive graphical interface, helps companies "future proof" mainframe development by providing a point-and-click development environment perfect for new and inexperienced mainframe application developers.

Date of Presentation: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time
Speaker: Jim Liebert, Subject Matter Expert, Compuware Workbench
Where: SHARE, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco

Why It's Important to Attend

With as much as 40 percent of the world's mainframe programmers set to retire in the not-too-distant future, companies are scrambling to staff up or risk expensive application outages and other problems. New graduates, however, are turned off by complex and antiquated mainframe development environments, opting instead for positions that offer the opportunity to work on less difficult and more exciting technologies like cloud. What can companies do to attract the best and brightest into their mainframe application development ranks? They can provide modernized development tools that enable new mainframe developers to be productive.

During the session, Liebert will discuss important new enhancements to the Compuware Workbench that include faster and more efficient file and data management capabilities -- including the ability to edit complex IMS databases -- as well as more robust debugging functionality, all designed to significantly boost developer productivity. The session will feature a live demo of the Compuware Workbench.

About the Compuware Mainframe Solutions

Compuware's Mainframe Solutions help the world's leading organizations maximize developer productivity, minimize costs and deliver better service. The solutions are available within the Compuware Workbench, an open development environment that features an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical user interface. Workbench makes common mainframe tasks faster and simpler to perform for both experienced mainframers as well those new to the mainframe, enabling companies to develop new services faster, more efficiently and with higher quality utilizing existing resources.

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