DETROIT, March 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, today announced it will once again sponsor the SHARE Academic Award for Excellence. The prestigious award recognizes and honors academic work that advances enterprise computing worldwide. Compuware Mainframe Software Architect Bob Yee, a mainframe computing professional with more than three decades of experience, will serve on the SHARE Academic Award Committee responsible for evaluating award submissions. "It's my honor to judge the Award submissions, which I expect to be impressive given my past experience on the Committee. As a longtime mainframer who is concerned with what could very well be a mainframe developer skills shortage in the coming years, I look forward to seeing bright and innovative ideas from some very promising minds in technology." The SHARE Academic Award is applicable to students and recent graduates enrolled full-time in high school, undergraduate or graduate university programs focused on Information Systems, Enterprise Computing, Computer Science, Information Technology or a related concentration. For more information on eligibility and submission requirements, please visit http://www.share.org/p/cm/ld/fid=85 . Winners will be announced at SHARE in Boston, August 11-16, 2013. About SHARE SHARE is an independent, volunteer-run association providing IBM customers with user-focused education, professional networking and a forum to influence the information technology industry. Since 1955, SHARE has enabled IT professionals to achieve business results through a combination of credible, relevant programs and peer opportunities. SHARE currently counts nearly 2,000 organizations among its active member ranks. About Compuware Mainframe Solutions Compuware's Mainframe solutions help the world's leading organizations maximize developer productivity, minimize costs and deliver better service. The solutions are available within the Compuware Workbench, an open development environment that features an intuitive and easy-to-use graphical user interface. Workbench makes common mainframe tasks faster and simpler to perform for both experienced mainframers as well those new to the mainframe, enabling companies to develop new services faster, more efficiently and with higher quality utilizing existing resources. Follow us on: http://www.compuware.com .
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