Encore Health Resources Turns to Changepoint Professional Services Automation for End-to-End Management of Service Engagements

Encore Health Resources Turns to Changepoint Professional Services Automation
for End-to-End Management of Service Engagements and Improved Financial

DETROIT, Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:
CPWR), the technology performance company, announced today that Houston-based
Encore Health Resources, LLC, one of the most successful consulting firms in
the health information technology (HIT) industry, has selected Changepoint as
one of three core business applications supporting Encore's rapidly growing
healthcare IT consulting practice.

Changepoint, a market-leading professional services automation (PSA) solution,
will help Encore Health Resources fully manage complex service engagements
from opportunity creation, resource planning and service delivery to final
billing and revenue recognition. As the backbone for Encore's 400-person
consulting business, Changepoint will be fully integrated into Encore's
cloud-based solutions for CRM and its financial system.

The Encore project team examined several cloud-based PSA solutions, narrowing
the field to Changepoint's software as a service (SaaS) PSA solution and one
other international PSA vendor. After working with instances of both products
to test the strength of each solution's integration with its CRM solution,
Changepoint was selected. "We are a virtual consulting business, so we require
a solution that could manage every aspect of our services business, from the
moment an opportunity leaves Salesforce to revenue recognition within
Microsoft Dynamics GP," said Roger Huseman, Chief Administrative Officer and
Chief Financial Officer, Encore Health Resources. "We also sought a partner
that could fully operate in our cloud-based business model for Encore's IT

"Financial health is at the core of any services business – and it is critical
for a fast-growing company such as Encore Health Resources," said Lori
Ellsworth, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Changepoint Business
Unit. "Based on work with our large and global customer base, Changepoint has
proven that we have the depth of understanding, knowledge and the ability to
integrate into a customer's existing infrastructure to effectively support
services organizations."

Encore Health Resources

Encore Health Resources is one of the most successful consulting firms in the
health information technology (HIT) industry. Founded in 2009 by healthcare
veterans Ivo Nelson and Encore CEO Dana Sellers, the company provides
consulting services and solutions that assist its expanding client base with a
wide range of HIT strategy, advisory, implementation, process-redesign, and
optimization initiatives. Encore focuses on capturing the right data at the
right time, establishing analytical capabilities that meet the evolving
information and reporting needs of healthcare providers to document and
improve clinical and operational performance. For further information, please
visit www.encorehealthresources.com.

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
Model. Visit us http://www.compuware.com/changepoint or tune into our blog at

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