Changepoint Sponsors Brazil's PM Tools 2013

Changepoint Sponsors Brazil's PM Tools 2013

Case Study by Changepoint Customer AES Brazil Focuses on Keys to a Successful
Project and Portfolio Management Implementation

DETROIT, Aug. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation
(Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, announced today its
customer AES Brazil will deliver a case study focused on project and portfolio
management (PPM) at this month's PM Tools 2013, an annual gathering of
Brazil's project management community hosted by Project Management Mundo
Magazine. Changepoint is a sponsor and will be exhibiting at the event.

Paulo Carvalho, IT PMO for AES Brazil, and a Changepoint user since 2009, will
offer key advice to project leaders seeking to successfully implement a
project and portfolio management solution within their organization. As IT
organizations strive to improve visibility into key portfolios and move away
from spreadsheets and the manual monitoring methods of the past, they are
turning to modern PPM solutions such as Changepoint for the answer. Based on
his extensive experience, Mr. Carvalho will share the keys to a successful PPM
implementation, which include an emphasis on well-defined processes and an
adoption strategy that focuses on creating value for end users. He will be
joined by Odemir Moreira da Mata, Jr., Changepoint Delivery Manager, who will
provide an overview of Changepoint 2012, with a specific focus on the
solution's resource management capabilities and their alignment to the project
management portfolio.


Title: "Defined Processes and a Focus on Adoption – the Keys to a Successful
PPM Implementation"

When: Thursday, August 29 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Where: PM Tools 2013, August 28-29 at Senac-Campus Sto Amaro, São Paulo,

What: Session attendees will hear valuable advice from Changepoint customer
AES Brazil on achieving a successful PPM implementation and learn more about
Changepoint 2012.

Speakers: Paulo Carvalho, IT PMO, AES Brazil and Odemir Moreira da Mata, Jr.,
Director of Services, Compuware

AES Brazil

Serving 7.6 thousand people and more than 7.7 million clients in 142 cities
across Brazil's South and Southeast regions, AES Brazil develops activities in
the Brazilian energy industry with energy generation, sales and distribution
businesses. The Group has two distribution businesses, AES Eletropaulo and AES
Sul, and two generation businesses, AES Uruguaiana and AES Tietê. Together,
the companies account for 12.5% of Brazil's distributed energy and 2.2% of its
installed capacity. AES Brazil is a part of AES Corporation, a global company
in the energy industry with generation and distribution businesses and a
highly diversified portfolio.

Changepoint Project and Portfolio Management

In a single solution, Changepoint's Project Portfolio Management (PPM)
software gives IT organizations end-to-end project and portfolio management
visibility, providing the control IT needs over applications, products,
investments and projects. As a fully integrated IT portfolio management
solution covering the full portfolio investment lifecycle, Changepoint PPM
incorporates the disciplines of Portfolio Planning, Project Portfolio
Management (PPM), Application Portfolio Management (APM), business
intelligence (BI) and the management of resources involved in all aspects of
the portfolio lifecycle. Ultimately, Changepoint's PPM solution is designed to
function by seamlessly integrating the critical processes and data needed for
effective IT management. 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 Model. Visit us
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Compuware Corporation

Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, makes technology
make a difference by providing 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
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