Value Improvement Program

Value Improvement Program

Improve Business Efficiency and Optimize Your Mainframe Assets

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. But it’s one thing to provide solutions and another to help customers evaluate and increase the value they glean from those solutions.

Every business and IT organization faces unique challenges. You can solve yours faster than competitors solve theirs when you use accurate business analytics that measure efficiency and identify potential areas for improvement with Compuware’s Value Improvement Program (VIP).

The VIP is an exclusive evidence-based program designed to help qualify, quantify and increase the value customers derive from Compuware’s solutions. The VIP provides tool-usage metrics to answer the following critical questions and more:

  • How can you transition staff with minimal impact to your business?
  • How can you get visibility into how many Abends are happening in both Test and Production?
  • Are you able to view trending Abends over time?
  • Do you have deep enough visibility into your mainframe application development best practices?
  • How do you evaluate employee churn at your outsourcer?
  • How efficient is your seasoned staff with years of experience?
  • Is your staff fully leveraging your Compuware tools?
  • What actions are you taking to reduce the mainframe development knowledge gap?

Dashboards Display Detailed Business Analytics

The VIP includes intelligent executive- and practitioner-level dashboards that offer a comprehensive picture of your organization’s Compuware solutions usage, maturity level, efficiency and ROI. The dashboards also provide a unique view into your market by comparing your business to your industry-vertical average.

With the insights gained from the VIP dashboards, you can make better business decisions based on reliable intelligence. In addition, Compuware provides analytic recommendations for saving time and money. The VIP can help your business by advancing the following operational objectives:

  1. Increase adoption of deployed software investments
  2. Improve productivity, agility and delivery rates
  3. Accelerate onboarding of new workers
  4. Yield better performance from outsourcers
  5. Identify areas for cost reduction

Learn more by watching this two-minute video.

The VIP Process

With the VIP, Compuware aims to provide you with the information you need to analyze your current state of business related to Compuware solutions. The process is as follows:

  • Products Usage Statistics Collection: Product usage statistics are automatically collected from our products.
  • Analytics: Compuware consultants analyze the usage statistics collected and make recommendations for achieving even greater value from our tools.
  • Visualization: The VIP presents findings and recommendations in executive- and practitioner-level dashboards for your review.
  • Develop and Deploy Action Plan:We collaborate with you to develop, deploy and measure the impact of a realistic action plan based on our findings.