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    Welcome to Compuware's new Director of Product Management!

    Long-Time Mainframe Executive Sam Knutson Joins Compuware to Lead Product Management

    DETROIT, Feb. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation, the world's leading mainframe-dedicated software company, today announced that industry veteran Sam Knutson has joined the company to lead Product Management. In his new position, Knutson will steer Compuware's product roadmap and vision to deliver transformational software solutions for the IBM z Systems market.

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    Compuware, offshoot forsee growth to beat expectations!


Compuware – Why Work For Us?

Update: on December 16, 2014, Compuware officially became privately-owned and named 30-year IT veteran Chris O’Malley the new CEO. Completely transformed, Compuware is now the industry’s largest software company exclusively devoted to mainframe environments. Our 40+ years of experience combined with our new agile business model uniquely positions us to deliver mainframe software to help IT organizations meet business goals. become the mainframe software partner for the next 50 years.undefined

As the world continues to rely on the unmatched stability and consistency of the mainframe to support business-critical applications, Compuware provides the software, experts and best practices to ensure those applications work well and deliver value. For organizations that need to optimize developer productivity, reduce costs and improve service quality throughout the application life cycle, Compuware’s industry-leading mainframe solutions help them: understand code, optimize test data, test and debug, pinpoint problems, validate quality, and tune applications and performance.

Compuware offers the most user-friendly and efficient solutions on the market. To maximize productivity and better enable the next generation of mainframe developers, our solutions work in both a traditional green screen environment or in a familiar open development environment.

Compuware provides mainframe services and products for application developmentmainframe testing and mainframe application performance management.

Chris O’Malley is CEO of Compuware. With nearly 30 years of IT experience, Chris is deeply committed to leading Compuware’s transformation into the “mainframe software partner for the next 50 years.” Chris’s past positions include CEO of VelociData, CEO of Nimsoft, EVP of CA’s Cloud Products & Solutions and EVP/GM of CA’s Mainframe business unit, where he led the successful transformation of that division.

"The mainframe isn’t going anywhere.  The applications running on it are simply too indispensable in terms of coded business logic, long-term investment, reliability, security, scalability and compliance.  So the proper time horizon for CIOs when it comes to the mainframe isn’t just the next few years—or just the next few quarters—as it is for many technologies-of-the-month.  It’s the next few decades."

-Chris O'Malley 

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    The "new" Compuware is on the move! I have worked at Compuware for 20 years - all within the mainframe group.

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    I have been working at Compuware full-time (more than 10 years)


    Compuware has great people, outstanding products and unparalleled support - and our future has never been brighter.

    I have been fortunate to work in many different roles which has provided me with significant personal growth opportunities.

    I have always felt the compensation, benefits and work-life balance aspects to be excellent. Work hard and make an impact - it won't go unnoticed and will provide you with great opportunities for growth.

    Today, the "new" Compuware is vibrant, entrepreneurial and aggressively moving forward with a long-term strategy to lead the mainframe market place in innovation and customer value. Combine that with over 40 years of market leadership and significant human and technology assets and watch out... Compuware is on the move.


    Any cons I might have are out-dated as there were times our executive management team was a bit challenged - but that is years ago and our new leadership is all-star caliber in terms of strategy, execution and communication.

    I would like to add something that might help anyone looking at Compuware. I've skimmed through the hundreds of reviews here and noticed that most of the negative ones were posted from folks who were not in the mainframe business unit. Seeing as the "new" Compuware was formed by only the mainframe business unit, I'd suggest all those reviews are no longer valid - and if you used them to get an impression of today's Compuware you would not have an accurate picture - and might miss out on a fantastic opportunity to join us.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Compuware in October 2014.

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    The interview by phone was simple. The human resource call me from Detroit and she ask me about my personal projects and my job experience. In order to know my knowledge she ask me "which is the difference between a switch and a router?". After the phone call , she told me that I was a good candidate and a manager from UK will call me soon. I didn't receive any call so I send an email and she answer me that they have other candidates instead of me.

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Compuware Awards and Accolades

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TechBEST Best in Adoption Award, Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA), 2013
MiBizWest and Priority Health - Michigan's Healthiest Employers, Crain's Detroit Business, 2013
Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness, MBPA, MFBA, Wellco and Corp!, 2013
Metro Detroit's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, Michigan Business & Professional Association, 2012
Industry Champion and Overall Winner in the Non-Profit Category for Food and Agriculture, Corp!, 2013
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Additional Info

Headquarters Detroit, MI
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1973
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors IBM, CA Technologies, BMC

Compuware empowers the world’s largest companies to excel in the digital economy by fully leveraging their high-value mainframe intellectual property. We do this by delivering highly innovative mainframe application development and performance optimization solutions that uniquely enable IT to drive business value. Learn more at

Update: on December 16, 2014, Compuware officially became privately-owned and named 30-year IT veteran Chris O’Malley the new CEO. Completely transformed, Compuware is now the industry’s largest software company exclusively... More

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