Posted By Susan Russel,
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013
When Vivit began planning for HP Discover, members
agreed that one of the most important functions of Vivit is to link members to
each other and to HP resources. From this input, we developed opportunities for
members who are attending HP Discover in Las Vegas, June 11-13, to "get linked.”
Start the conference early with Vivit Advanced Training.
This is a great opportunity to get linked to practitioners who are in the field
solving business problems with HP Software tools every day and to advance professionally.
In addition, HP ExpertOne is offering free training and
certification exams. It’s a great way to save—for HP
Partners that need to meet compliance requirements, and for individuals
looking to extend their technical credentials.
HP experts and trusted advisors
with HP experts and advisors who can share road maps, tips, and insights with you in the Vivit booth at the
times listed below. We encourage you to register for these meetings ahead of
While many Vivit members are presenting sessions, here
are a few unique opportunities endorsed by Vivit that you might want to add to your session
the development and QA collaboration challenge
Come share your own dev and QA collaboration
experiences, issues and challenges and hear your peers share theirs in this
informative, free-form discussion. Mark Ford, Process Management Analyst –
IT, TIAA-CREF, and Sampada Salunkhe, Quality Manager – IT, TIAA-CREF, are
leading this roundtable. Mark is also the leader of the Vivit Carolinas
chapter and will be the host of two Google Hangouts at HP Discover.
Richard Bishop, Vivit Director and Leader of the U.K.
Chapter, is leading a roundtable discussion on industry trends such as cloud
computing, agile software development methods, DevOps integration and the
proliferation of mobile devices.
management with HP Service Manager and UCMDB
Jeffery Chilton, Development Supervisor, UC-Davis
Health System, is presenting a session on the use of HP Service Manager, HP
Asset Manager, and the HP Universal Configuration Management Database (uCMDB)
to manage a portfolio of nearly 500 unique applications. Its
internally-developed application profile view combines data from all those
apps—and other sources—to provide comprehensive insight into all the
information available. Hear how the solution combines data from several HP
products to deliver a complete overview of an application from a variety of
perspectives, including acquisition, infrastructure, utilization, support,
demand, and business continuity.
IT4IT Customer Consortium panel discussion
Consortium tackles End-to-End IT Value Chain
Recently, a group of global enterprise customers formed a
consortium around the common challenge of implementing IT management as an
end-to-end value chain. This international consortium consists of Munich RE,
PwC, Royal Dutch Shell, University of South Florida, Accenture, Achmea, HP and
ING Bank. Join them to discuss the importance of the end-to-end IT value chain
with chief IT4IT architects involved in the consortium and hear their novel
approach toward managing the business of IT. The topic scope covers the whole
life cycle of IT from plan through deliver to operate, including the end-to-end
value chain. It will also dive into a reference architecture approach. Find out
how this can apply to you and how to get involved. The panelists include Chris
Davis, PhD, University of South Florida, Philippe Geneste, Accenture, Sue
Desiderio, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Brian Hodgdon, HP IT, and George Bock, HP
>>Vivit Booth Hangout: Wednesday, June 12, 10:15 -
To participate interactively in
the hangout go to: https://plus.google.com/103560460154981130579/posts and
add Vivit Carolinas to one of your circles. Then watch for an invitation to
attend the hangout when we go live and join when you receive it. You'll
be linked live via audio/video and can ask questions, etc.
Get linked to other members, special interest groups,
local chapters, and the elected board of directors. Vivit is proud to have the
best and brightest as members and volunteers. Bring your colleagues by to get
linked and get an entry into the prize drawings for
every person you link into Vivit, including yourself. You can even challenge the HP Cloud and Automation staff and enter to win the new HP Slate 7! We'll have all the details at the booth.
If you haven't registered for HP Discover, it's not too late. Use code Vivit and receive a $300 discount off the conference price. In
addition, five individuals who enter code Vivit when registering will be entered into a drawing to win a free pass to HP Discover 2014. This
offer can’t be combined with other codes or discounts and is valid only for new