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

ResultsPositive
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

Westbury
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

HP
Hungary Chapter Champion

Derek Hornby

ERG / ARG / HDP
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

Big Data is Big Opportunity


3 Steps to Better Virtualization Performance Monitoring


Virtualize the 21st Century Software Testing Conundrum—No more hurry up and wait


Innovate Your Organization Through Flexible Application Modeling


Systematic vs. Exploratory Testing -- AKA -- Spock vs. Anakin Skywalker


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