DETROIT, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, is proud to sponsor Consulting Magazine's Consulting Summit 2013, taking place October 24 at the Union League Club, New York, New York. As new trends, opportunities, and best practices emerge in the consulting profession, understanding how to maximize these changes has become even more important. The Consulting Summit will feature data-driven presentations from Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory as well as practical, hands-on sessions and real world insights into these changes from leading firms such as Deloitte, Booz & Company and Compuware Changepoint customer, Slalom Consulting. Brad Jackson, co-founder and CEO of Slalom, will share his secrets of innovation, which have enabled Slalom to achieve 30 percent year-over-year growth and have earned the organization consistent recognition as a best place to work. Session Title: "Five Secrets to Creating a Consultancy with a Culture of Innovation" When: Thursday, October 24, 1:15 to 2 p.m. Where: Union League Club, New York, New York What: Session attendees will learn from Slalom Consulting's CEO how innovation has helped the firm unlock exponential growth year over year. Speakers: Mr. Brad Jackson, co-founder and CEO, Slalom Consulting Slalom Consulting Slalom Consulting brings together business and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as information management and analytics, sales and marketing, organizational effectiveness, CFO advisory, mobility, and cloud through a national network of local offices and major alliance partners, including Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and Amazon Web Services. Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to more than 2,200 consultants. The company has been ranked as a Top 10 Best Firms to Work For by Consulting magazine four times, and earned recognition from Microsoft as a Partner of the Year five times. For more information, visit slalom.com.