updated 10/17/2010 4:45:26 PM ET 2010-10-17T20:45:26

DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that its technology services Vice President Shawn Washburn is one of three keynote speakers selected to share strategies for service leadership at TSIA's Technology Services World. An international conference for technology services executives, Technology Services World will be held in Las Vegas from October 17-20, 2010.

On October 18, 2010, Washburn, the first of two Compuware vice presidents to speak at the conference, will present "Closing the Consumption Gap: Professional Services Powered by End-user Monitoring as a Sure-fire Strategy for Customer Adoption." He will be joined by Chris Dowse, Founder and CEO of NeoChange, a leading management consulting firm specializing in effective IT adoption. Learn more about this presentation by visiting http://bit.ly/9Eb9EL .

At this keynote address, attendees will learn how to:

  • redefine customer relationships;
  • use accelerators to overcome the "consumption gap," and,
  • extract greater returns from software investments.

"Compuware is pursuing leading-edge tactics to understand how it helps customers truly adopt and leverage technology they have purchased," said TSIA Executive Thomas Lah, who recruited Compuware to present at Technology Services World. "Every product company could benefit from hearing this story."

On October 19, 2010, Lori Ellsworth, Vice President of Compuware Changepoint, together with her services customer, will present a technology advantage case study titled "Improving The Client Experience Through Strategic Services Delivery." Detail on this joint case study can be found at http://bit.ly/8XuX06 .

At this session, attendees will learn how:

  • a Compuware customer maximized the potential of its growing services organization;
  • to transform services into a strategic growth driver; and
  • to maximize services growth and revenues and provide effective services delivery.

Technology Services World

Technology Services World has become world-renowned as the preeminent source of learning and peer networking for technology services professionals, delivering strategic insights and operational best practices through a combination of keynotes by industry leaders, member case studies, TSIA Research presentations, executive panels, and partner solution sessions.


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.

Compuware Corporation

Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more at: http://www.compuware.com .

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