February 2013

In This Issue

Vivit at Your Service

HP Discover 2013

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Webinars

Video: Building Your Enterprise Mobile Testing Strategy

New Leaders

Nominations Open: Americas Awards

News from HP Software



Vivit at Your Service

by Mihai Grigorescu, South Africa Chapter Leader

How does Vivit work? Who are its members? So does it actually work out for the members or is it just a lot of talking? Here is a member’s perspective.

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Announcing HP Discover 2013 in Las Vegas! Active Vivit members receive a $300 discount. Plus, get a sneak peek at the Vivit Advanced Training sessions we are hosting in conjunction with the conference.

Upcoming Meetings

February 7, 2013 • Lake Forest, Illinois
Vivit Chicago Operations Group - HP BSM Update at Grainger

February 19, 2013 • Dearborn, Michigan
Vivit Michigan Operations Center Group Event

February 21, 2013 • West Des Moines, Iowa
Deep Dive Into Agile

February 27, 2013 • Ireland
HP ALM User Group - Save the date

February 28, 2013 • Andover, Massachusetts
New England Vivit Chapter Meeting

March 21, 2013 • Neubiberg, Germany
User Group Treffen "Testen & Testmanagement mit HP QC/ALM" in München

Upcoming Webinars

Embracing Cloud with HP Software
February 7 • 3:00 - 4:00 PM IST • By New Delhi, India Chapter

How to Implement a Successful Business Intelligence Solution Successfully
February 21 • 11:00 - 12:00 PM EST, 17:00 - 18:00 CET • By Business Intelligence SIG

Network Automation Architectures for Failover and Disaster Recovery
February 26 • 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST, 18:00 - 19:00 CET • By Network Automation SIG

Service Manager 9.3 Automation Integrations and Service Anywhere v2 Quick Peek
March 6 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST, 17:00 - 18:30 CET • Sponsored by HP

Video: Building Your Enterprise Mobile Testing Strategy

Make informed decisions on the key elements of a successful mobile testing strategy. This webinar was presented on January 23 by the Vivit Mobile Special Interest Group

New Leaders

We welcome the following leaders and their expertise. We invite you to join their Local Chapter or Special Interest Group (SIG) to share tips, best practices, and real-world experiences.

Adrienne DiPaolo
Tamas Erdei
Wilson Ho

Adrienne DiPaolo

Project and Portfolio Management Special Interest Group Leader

Tamas Erdei

T-Systems Hungary Ltd
Hungary Chapter Leader

Wilson Ho

Long View Systems,
Alberta, Canada Chapter Leader

Jason Kennedy

University of British Columbia
Security and Privacy Special Interest Group Leader

Martijn Stuiver

Business Intelligence Special Interest Group Leader

Ewout van Driel

Serial Testers SLU
Iberia Chapter Leader

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Damian Versaci

SMS Management & Technology
Melbourne, Australia Chapter Leader

Janos Bartok

Hungary Chapter Champion

Derek Hornby

New York/New Jersey Metro Chapter Leader

Nominations Open: Americas Awards

hands with world-blue.jpgThe vast network of Chapters and Special Interest Groups, educational opportunities, and advocacy programs of Vivit are made possible by hundreds of dedicated volunteers from all corners of the world. It is time to reflect and recognize outstanding service from members in the Americas region.

Please take a moment to nominate someone located in the Americas for:

  • Leader of the Year
  • Champion of the Year
  • Speaker of the Year

The deadline is April 26.

News from HP Software

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3 Steps to Better Virtualization Performance Monitoring

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Innovate Your Organization Through Flexible Application Modeling

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Get Great Metrics with ALM Project Planning and Tracking

Realtime iOS Filesystem Monitoring - Installing and Using filemon.ios

HP LoadRunner 11.51 Now Available for Download

HP Webinars & Local Events