Practitioners and Visionaries Celebrated and Winners Announced at the First Annual Quality Leadership Executive of the Year Southeast Awards(TM)

ATLANTA, GA — (MARKET WIRE) — October 23, 2006 — Executive Alliance, creator and provider of premium leadership-recognition forums, along with Founding Platinum Sponsors Tescom (LSE: TSCM) and Compuware (NASDAQ: CPWR), announced today the winners for the Quality Leadership Executive (QLE) of the Year Southeast Awards 2006.

The winners of the QLE Southeast Awards™ are:

Michael Rimmey; Director, Client Solutions; Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Burlington, NC — Practitioner Award; End User Company

Asif Ahmad, Vice President Diagnostic Services and Chief Information Officer; Duke University Health System, Durham, NC — Visionary Award; End User Company

Michael Cooper, Enterprise Director of Quality Assurance; Inovis, Atlanta, GA — Practitioner Award; Software Company

Terri Nichols, Vice President, Worldwide Technical Operations;
Worldspan, Atlanta, GA — Visionary Award; Software Company 1