June 2013
In This Issue

Get linked at HP Discover

HP Discover: Last chance to register

Control your IT costs with Asset Management

Board of Directors election results

2013 Vivit award nominees (Americas region)

Upcoming meetings

Upcoming webinar

Chapter & SIG Liaison for EMEA and APJ

Welcome new leaders

News from HP Software

















 


 


Get linked at HP Discover

Get Linked

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.”

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Control your IT costs with Asset Management


Are your software costs rising despite your efforts to control them? Are you confident you can successfully pass a software vendor’s compliance audit? Do you review the financial viability of any new IT service?


Watch the video replay on IT Asset Management recorded May 22, 2013 with the HP product management and marketing team. We discussed:
  • Software asset management – the business case, 3 basic use cases and HP’s solution to optimize your license costs
  • Staying Oracle compliant – details of Oracle DB licensing, getting Oracle LMS verified inventory from Universal Discovery and HP’s solution for compliance reporting and optimization analysis
  • Service chargeback – why you need it now more than ever, where to start, and HP’s solution for chargeback of hybrid and cloud services
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Board of Directors election results

Chris Scharer
By Christopher J. Schärer
Vice President & Nominations Chair, Vivit Board of Directors

Iowa
, Nebraska Chapters & Testing, Quality, Application Lifecycle Management (TQA-SIG) Leader


I’d like to take a moment to thank those of you who took the time to vote in our recent election and welcome the four new Vivit board members.



Vivit Elected Board Members

David Broerman
Chapter Leader (Florida)

Checkpoint Technologies

Director of Support

David Broerman

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Christian Gerdes
Chapter Leader (Sweden)

Lights In Line AB
Managing Director
Performance Engineering

Christian Gerdes


Mark Herbert
Chapter Leader (Arizona)

Dignity Health

Technical Lead,
Quality Center Tools Support,
Training, Development
and Administration

Mark Herbert


Tammy Young

American Safety Insurance

VP Application Development;
App Development, Support and Delivery,
PMO, Testing, and Corporate Training

Tammy Young



I also want to thank all of the candidates and the outgoing board members.


2013 Vivit award nominees (Americas region)


By Martijn Stuiver
Chapter & SIG Chair, Vivit Board of Directors

There are many career-building and growth opportunities within Vivit. The nominated Vivit Leaders are real live evidence of those who were appreciated by peers for their time, energy, and commitment to make relationships and community events succeed—a proof of growth. View the nominees.


Upcoming meetings

June 11, 2013 •
Las Vegas, Nevada
Vivit Advanced Training


June 12, 2013 •
Las Vegas, Nevada
Annual Member Meeting


June 12, 2013 •
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meet the Experts: HP ALM


June 12, 2013 • Las Vegas, Nevada
Meet the Experts: Cloud and Automation


June 13, 2013 •
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meet the Experts: Performance Testing, including Mobile Performance Testing


June 13, 2013 • Las Vegas, Nevada
Meet the Experts: Vertica (Big Data)


June 13, 2013 •
Las Vegas, Nevada
Meet a Trusted Security Advisor: Rafał Łoś


June 26, 2013 • Wickliffe, Ohio
ALM/Quality Center - Ohio Vivit Chapter


July 18, 2013 •
West Des Moines, Iowa
Vivit Iowa 2013 QTR3 Meeting (Bringing Discover to Des Moines)



Upcoming webinar

June 27, 2013
How to Automate SOX/PCI Breach Detection with UCMDB-CM

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT, 19:00-20:00 CEST



Chapter & SIG Liaison for EMEA & APJ


By Christopher J. Schärer
Vice President & Nominations Chair, Vivit Board of Directors
Iowa, Nebraska Chapters & Testing, Quality, Application Lifecycle Management (TQA-SIG) Leader

I’d like to welcome Annemarie Stuiver, our new Chapter & SIG Liaison for the Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Japan regions. For those of you in these areas that may have had difficulties working around the different time zones, I’m sure you will be happy to know that you have support that works better for your daily schedules now.

New Vivit Staff

Annemarie Stuiver
Vivit Worldwide
Chapter & SIG Liaison,
EMEA & APJ regions


Annemarie Stuiver

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Welcome 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.

Arnon Borensztajn
Todd DeCapua

Arnon Borensztajn

Westberry
HP Service Management
SIG Leader

Todd DeCapua

Shunra
Agile SIG Leader
Philadelphia Chapter Leader

Wade Morris
Behsad Shiki
Wade Morris

HCSC
Dallas Chapter Leader

Behsad Shiki

Teito Sweden AB
Sweden Chapter Leader


News from HP Software

Live at HP Discover: A new set of Cloud and Automation Management Solutions!

Getting control of IT’s complexity: Introducing HP Cloud Service Automation 3.2

3 Simple Steps to Automate Your IT

3 challenges that can keep you from maximizing cloud benefits

Cloud management redefined: How to achieve end-to-end automated application delivery

VIP Mobility Social Forum at HP Discover

Web event series: Succeed with your mobile initiative

The new era of security intelligence, part 1

The business of security vs. the security of business

Introducing the new HP ExpertOne Webinars: Security Series! Information Security matters; ignore at your own risk

Take the 2013 Agile Salary Survey now!

Start your mobile application testing with the discounted HP Performance Validation Suite

IT Financial Management is a branch of analytics growing in significance

Data Protector 7.x Training and Certification Now Available


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