June 2012

In This Issue

Vivit Worldwide Transformation

Farewell Note from the President

Managing Your Privacy with Vivit Worldwide

Building Your Career Through Vivit, Re-Visited

Upcoming Meetings

Upcoming Webinars

Local Chapter Updates

News from HP Software





 
End User APM Experience: APM and MoM– Symbiotic Solution Sets
By Larry Dragich, Director EAS, Auto Club Group / AAA Michigan



PIPEDA, BYOD, Cloud, Big Data, SIEM...

The Changing Nature of
Records Management

Learn how Records Management is changing, How Records Management benefits an organization, and How HP Manages Sharepoint

BSM 9: Discovery and the Run Time Service Model
Learn how Steria implemented a multi tenanted BSM 9 system with Discovery, uCMDB and the Run Time ServiceModel to allow improved operational visibility as well as Service integration as part of a new infrastructure.

Learn about custom data fields, how to ensure they get populated and how to take advantage of them within polices.





Vivit Worldwide Transformation


Have you heard? We have opened up all the great content and tools on the Vivit site to all members for free. This is one of the many perks of the new Vivit worldwide transformation. All active members now have access to content that was once restricted to supporting members.


Farewell Note from the President

By Michael Collins, President, Vivit Board of Directors

As I conclude the third year of my term on the Vivit Board of Directors, I have been reflecting recently on all the years of change and growth that Vivit has seen…

 


Managing Your Privacy with Vivit Worldwide

By Jason Kennedy, Chapter and SIG Chair, Vivit Board of Directors

As we adjust to our new Vivit Worldwide virtual community, we experience some growing pains. This is natural, and as IT professionals, we all expect these things.The good news is that the technology itself is working significantly better than we were experiencing on the old site. Our challenges seem to come in two distinct areas:

1. Functional requirements for Chapter Leaders
2. Adapting to a more open & "community” style site


Building Your Career Through Vivit, Re-Visited

By Chris Scharer, Education Chair, Vivit Board of Directors

Being a leader means not always knowing the outcome but being able to make an informed decision that has a positive outcome. It means learning from every lesson and using that combined with your best judgment to help make future decisions and actions to progress your career. After pondering some decisions that I have made recently and re-reading the article that Jim Murphy posted on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, titled "Building Your Career Through Vivit,” it made me start to think about why some people (although not as technologically savvy initially) could be more successful than their colleagues due to their experiences, decisions, and ultimately their networking (especially in a volunteer organization).


Upcoming Meetings

June 13, 2012 • Mississauga, Ontario
Service Manager - Process Designer Workshop


June 14, 2012
• Northbrook, Illinois
Vivit Chicago HP ITSM User Group Meeting



June 20, 2012
• Crystal Lake, Illlinois
Vivit Agile/DevOps Event in Chicago


June 26, 2012
• La Jolla, California
Vivit Agile/DevOps Event – San Diego Chapter


June 27, 2012
• Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Vivit TQA Regionaltreffen Südwestdeutschland & Deutschschweiz in Freiburg im Breisgau


June 27, 2012 • Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona Chapter 2012 Q2 Meeting


June 28, 2012• Santa Clara, California
Vivit Agile/DevOps Event – Northern California



September 18, 2012 • Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Service Management Group Event


September 25, 2012
• Bad Honnef, Germany
Vivit HP Software Anwendertreffen 2012


October 9, 2012
• Frihamnen, Sweden
Vivit Sweden Member meeting Q4 2012



Upcoming Webinars

June 28, 2012
Using Automated Network Management at Fiserv

Didn't get to HP Discover this year? No worries; hear the 2012 HP Discover presentation on Network Automation (NA) and learn how to maximize NA's performance. We will focus on topics such as Task and Reporting tuning. Afterwards, you will have a much better understanding of how NA works, how Java comes into play and what you can do to improve the performance of your system.


Local Chapter Updates

Brian Pohl
Lead Architect
USAA
San Antonio Chapter Leader




News from HP Software

  • Double your Virtual Machine Density with HP 3PAR Storage—Guaranteed*
  • Introducing SiteScope 11.20
  • Explore HP's new IT Experts information hub
  • New Support Customer Forums gain momentum


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