Telenor Shared Services Selects Changepoint for Global Delivery of Project and Portfolio Management

Telenor Shared Services Selects Changepoint for Global Delivery of Project and
Portfolio Management

PPM Solution Will Enable Project Teams' Ability to Plan, Manage and Execute
the Delivery of Critical Business Projects Around the World

DETROIT, April 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation
(Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, announced today that
Telenor Shared Services (TSS), part of Telenor Group, one of the world's major
mobile operators, has selected Compuware Changepoint for Project and Portfolio
Management (PPM). Changepoint becomes one of three strategic enterprise
applications to be delivered through Telenor's shared service organization to
business units around the world. This helps Telenor Group realize its business
strategy to build a new operating model centered on cost-efficient delivery of

Changepoint PPM will be used globally by initially close to 3,500 Telenor
project managers, telecom engineers, system engineers and resource managers.
They will use Changepoint to plan, execute and manage the delivery of critical
business projects, such as the roll-out of mobile phone spectrum and
infrastructure, satellite broadcast services and field erection of relay
stations. Changepoint will initially be deployed to project teams within five
of Telenor's business units, with a subsequent phase rollout to additional
business units in Asia and Europe. Changepoint will be deployed as a shared
service in parallel to Telenor's other strategic SaaS applications -- Oracle
Financials and Workday. Changepoint will be integrated with these systems to
exchange project, financial and human resources information.

"Reduction of complexity, standardization of products and adoption of best
practice processes, technology and platforms will allow Telenor Shared
Services to provide scalable solutions, enable efficient cross border
operations and improve our ability to compete and deliver new services.The
shared service operational model is instrumental in helping us realize these
goals," said Ingrid R. Lorange, CEO, in Telenor Shared Services. "Changepoint
will provide our Business Units with universal access to core applications in
the areas of project and portfolio management, enterprise resource planning
and human resources planning."

"By providing Changepoint as one of our strategic and essential shared
services, our project teams will have universal access to a world-class PPM
solution with robust resource planning and management capabilities, allowing
us to elevate our management abilities, achieve a consistent and more
repeatable approach to project delivery, and realize greater efficiency and
cost savings through more effective utilization within our global resource
pool," said Morten Dean Dunham, VP and Head of Service Development and
Implementation, Telenor. 

"TSS' visionary shared services model for PPM will enable business units
around the globe to access essential services easily and cost effectively and,
in turn, drive better business project outcomes on behalf of the business.In
a marketplace that is increasingly competitive and price-sensitive, TSS
recognizes that its ability to compete and win lies in operational
effectiveness, economies of scale and the implementation of best practices.
Changepoint will provide Telenor project teams with a springboard to greater
efficiency, a consistent approach to project delivery and new levels of
transparency into project progress and associated resource demands," said Lori
Ellsworth, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Compuware Changepoint
Business Unit.

Compuware Changepoint

Compuware Changepoint enables growth and improved efficiency for technology
services organizations. Our powerful solution marries PSA, PPM and powerful
business analytics giving services teams total operational visibility and
control over the services portfolio. Services organizations can manage every
aspect of their business with Changepoint from customer acquisition, to
services delivery, through to financial control and visibility. Changepoint
allows services teams to achieve strong margins, manage projects and resources
with greater efficiency, deliver a competitive product and services mix, and
maintain top-line revenues and bottom-line profitability. Flexible and easy to
use, Changepoint is built for today's modern workforce, accessible from
tablets and smart phones, and available as a SaaS or On-Premise Delivery
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