Welcome New Board Directors

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Board of Directors election is complete. Thank you to all our members who took the time to vote in our recent election. For those that do not already know, Vivit has a Board of Directors that consists of nine directors who manage our staff of four and provide leadership and direction to our Local User Group and Special Interest Group leaders throughout the world. This year Vivit held staggered elections to elect four of the nine board members.

It is our distinct pleasure to announce the 2017 class of elected Vivit Board Members:

Todd DeCapua
Corporation Service Company
Wilmington, Delaware, USA

Christopher J. Scharer
Berkley Technology Services
West Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Karen Semonson
Smart Solutions, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Chris Trimper
Independent Health
Buffalo, New York, USA


Vivit Americas 2017 Awards Winners and “Future of Vivit” Presented on Live Webinar

Vivit President, Richard Bishop addressed the community about the “Future of Vivit” and presented our Americas 2017 Award winners on a Live webinar on May 25th. The following awards were presented:

Leader of the Year

Jeff Downs
Tasktop Technologies
Solutions Architect
Software Lifecycle Integration
SIG Leader

Speaker of the Year

Jason Benfield
HPE Leader Product
Management Teams,
Performance Testing

Champion of the Year

David Hensel
HPE Sr. Strategic
Account Executive
Arizona LUG Leader


Register Now for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Protect 2017


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Announcing the Protect 2017 Keynote Speaker

Theresa Payton remains the cybersecurity expert companies turn to regarding efforts to strengthen cybersecurity measures and understand the impact of the Internet of Things and the importance of securing Big Data. Named one of the top 25 Most Influential People in Security by Security Magazine, she is one of America's most respected authorities on Internet security, data breaches and fraud mitigation.

The first female to serve as White House Chief Information Officer, Payton oversaw IT operations for the President and his staff from 2006 to 2008. Currently, as the founder, president and CEO of leading security, risk and fraud consulting company, Fortalice, LLC, she remains the expert who organizations go to for help understanding and improving their IT systems.

Congratulations Conference Prize Drawing Winners!

Our EMEA Liaison, Annemarie Stuiver awarded Fredrik Trotzig, Swedish Police with our HP Sprocket prize from the EMEA Customer Forum booth drawing.

Vivit Engagement Director, Stephanie Konkoy awarded our Vivit Member, Carolyn Barnett, Sentara Healthcare with our HP Sprocket prize from the ITOM Summit booth drawing.

SIG Talk

Application Performance Management - a New SIG for Vivit

With recent reorganizing of the HPE Application Performance Management product suites, it was appropriate for Vivit to form a new Special Interest Group (SIG) supporting this area of focus. The Application Performance Management SIG will cover the following HPE products.

Application Performance
Management SIG

Rocky Pisto


Spotlight on a Volunteer

Laura Walker
Director of Business Development
Colorado LUG Leader
Minnesota LUG Leader
Ohio LUG Leader
Wisconsin LUG Leader
HPE Service Management SIG Leader


Upcoming Meetings

June 15, 2017 | Seattle, Washington | REGISTER NOW  
Networking and Knowledge - Vivit Seattle Summer 2017

July 6, 2017 | Sandton, South Africa | REGISTER NOW
Feedback from the EMEA Software Customer Forums 2017 & The Future of DevOps

September 11-13, 2017 | Washington, DC | REGISTER NOW
Protect 2017 - Security at the Speed of Innovation

September 21, 2017 | Montabaur, Germany | REGISTER NOW
HPE Software Anwendertreffen

Upcoming Webinar

June 20, 2017 | REGISTER NOW
Introducing HPE ALM Octane I/O: Enterprise Grade integration with your 3rd party agile tools
9:00 - 10:00 AM PDT (Los Angeles), 12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT (New York), 18:00 - 19:00 CET (Frankfurt)

Recent Vivit Webinars

Join hundreds of fellow Vivit members who have already participated in the webinars below. Hear from top experts and visionaries in the industry and learn what is new with Hewlett Packard Enterprise software products. View recordings today.

Spin Merger Update/Vivit Americas 2017 Awards Announcement – LIVE Webinar

Recent Hewlett Packard Enterprise Webinars

If you missed an HPE software web event, you can view it on Vivit’s website. Vivit now has a landing page with all the recent HPE software webinars available on-demand.


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