DETROIT, Oct. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced that it is sponsoring the upcoming Sprint Open Solutions Conference to be held October 24-25, 2012 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. The Sprint Open Solutions Conference highlights the latest tools and capabilities for developing mobile and M2M applications and is a forum for connecting developers and other solution providers with capabilities enabled by Sprint and its partners. Compuware and Sprint will conduct a 'Sprint Best Practices' session on: Wasted Data: The Biggest Performance Problem You Have Never Heard Of . This session will help developers understand the critical role that application performance plays in the adoption and profitability of applications. Additionally, the firms will provide insights into the problem of 'wasted data', how and why it varies from device to device, and its impact on overall performance. This session will be held on October 24 th. "The business of creating and providing mobile applications is very competitive and performance is becoming a significant differentiator for developers," said Kevin McGinnis, vice president, Product, Sprint. "Sprint is pleased to be working with Compuware to educate developers and carriers about the growing issue of 'wasted data' and the impact this has on the performance of applications and mobile services." In its booth at the conference, Compuware will discuss tools and processes that can be used by developers to expose instances of 'wasted' data in their applications, thus enabling higher performance and a better end-user experience. More insight into the problem of wasted data can be found in a recent post on the Inside Tech Talk blog. "Wasted data is a huge, billion dollar problem impacting end-users, developers and carriers," said Sean Timiney, Managing Director, Mobile Solutions, Compuware Corporation. "By sponsoring the Open Solutions Conference and partnering with Sprint we hope to help organizations better understand this problem and deliver value to customers."