) declared that its Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution,
Changepoint, has been adopted by St. John New Zealand.
The reason behind selecting Compuware's platform is its highly
developed technology along with flexible, scalable and integrated
St. John is engaged in providing a wide range of health-related
services to various communities across New Zealand. This
association with Compuware will help this organization deploy the
company's Software-as-a Service (Saas) solution through utilizing
the Changepoint platform.
The company through its PPM solution will be offering an
in-depth knowledge of projects, investments and resources. In
addition, this platform will also provide various applications
including better business planning and advanced decision-making
Management averred that its completely integrated user-friendly
solution would improve the businesses of St. John through properly
managing its range of operations. St. John would also benefit
immensely from this association through augmenting its operations
Compuware's key objective is to provide most user-friendly,
technologically advanced services to its clients in IT
organizations through its improved software as a service (SaaS),
professional and application services platform.
Compuware operates in an intensely competitive landscape. In the
software business, the company is always under pressure for
innovating new products to attract new clients and also maintain
the existing associations which may prove to be expensive.
According to management, the company competes with more than 40
firms in one or more of its offerings. Rivals include
BMC Software Inc.
International Business Machines Corporation
The current Zacks Consensus Estimates for the second quarter of
fiscal 2013 and for fiscal 2013 are 6 cents per share and 43 cents
per share, respectively. The company currently retains a Zacks #3
Rank, which translates into a short-term 'Hold' rating. We also
have a 'Neutral' recommendation on the company's stock.
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