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New Chapter and SIG Leadership - March 2012

Posted By Lyndsey Zajac, Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tanya Casper
Senior Account Manager
MIR3
San Diego Chapter Leader - Join Now
Las Vegas Chapter Leader- Join Now

Tanya has 10+ years selling in the IT space. She started with TelAlert and now works as an Enterprise Account Manager with MIR3. Her specialties include TelAlert and Enterprise Notification.

Tanya serves the HP Software community as a  leader for the Las Vegas and San Diego chapters of Vivit.

Naveen Chhabra
Cloud Architect
Hewlett-Packard
New Delhi Chapter Leader - Join Now

Naveen currently works as Cloud Architect at Hewlett-Packard(HP). He has worked for HP since 2003 in the positions of Technical Consultant, Program Manager & Technical Alliance Manager and as a Senior Engineer, R&D. Naveen's skills and expertise include Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Pre-sales, SaaS and IT Service Management.

Vivit does not normally allow HP to hold a leadership position. Naveen’s role is to build the community in new Delhi and find leadership once the local chapter is up and running
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He serves the HP Software community as a leader for the New Delhi chapter of Vivit.

Jim Copio
Associate of Service Management (ICMS)
Whitlock – Southeast Region
BSM SIG Leader - Join Now
Carolinas Chapter Leader - Join Now

Jim served as a Mid-Atlantic Chapter Leader for over 9 years. He is now a Leader for the Vivit Carolinas Chapter and the Business Service Management Special Interest Group (BSM SIG). He is an active member of Vivit and currently serves as the Director of the Volunteer Committee. His day job is a strategic account manager for Whitlock Infrastructure Solutions. He works with numerous client companies providing comprehensive IT Service Management solutions, including technology (HP Software), Process (ITIL) and People (organizational mapping). Jim has been a Hewlett Packard partner for 12 years.


Evan Hamilton
President
Cravetek, LLC
CMS SIG Leader - Join Now
Colorado Chapter Leader - Join Now

Evan serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Configuration Management System Special Interest Group (CMS SIG) and the Colorado chapter of Vivit.

Mark Laird
Technical Consultant - IMSL Tools and Process
& Lead Green Agent
Steria
BSM SIG Leader - Join Now

 

Mark currently works for Steria providing Pre-Sales Technical support across a number of key partners including HP Software. He started in IT in 1988 as a Junior Mainframe Capacity Planner working for Thorn EMI Software. Since then, Mark has had a variety of technical and managerial roles but is always working for a Managed Services organization.

He is an effective communicator, and for the last 7 years has been key to rolling out HP Software within Steria both with the United Kingdom and throughout the European organization. This rollout has included HP Business Service Manager for dashboard, HP Operations Manager and HP Sitescope for the monitoring and HP Network Node Manager and HP Network Automation for Network Management.

Mark regularly presents at HP events showcasing what Steria is doing with HP Software for itself and its customers. He is also a member of the HP Customer Advisory Board for Business Service Management.

Mark Serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Vivit Business Service Management Special Interest Group (BSM SIG).

Per-Ola Mattsson
Coordinator
Performancetest
Sweden Chapter Leader - Join Now

Per-Ola has been working with Performancetest since 1998. Most frequently, the tool Loadrunner is used for testing. His work helps companies get good performance on their Systems/Applications. Per-Ola's passion and interests are with testing as well as working on his small farm.


Per-Ola serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Sweden chapter of Vivit.

Jagadish Reddy
Service Management Consultant
Meeza
Qatar Chapter Leader - Join Now

Jagadish is a successful Service Management Consultant, who has substantial experience in assessing and implementing ITIL v2 and v3; ISO20000 and ISO27001 methodologies and frame works. He has worked in very diverse and complicated IT environments, and he has over 10 years experienced in Service Operations, IT Infrastructure project management. Jagadish has been successful in developing and integrating varied technologies to support operational, financial and organizational needs. His extensive knowledge and practical experience in the application of best practices and standards, along with his flexible and creative approach allows him to succeed in virtually any environment. Jagadish is passionate about service quality and best practice. Jagadish is an expert in HP Service Manager.

Jagadish serves the HP Software community as a leader for the Qatar chapter of Vivit.



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New Chapter and SIG Leadership - February 2012

Posted By Stephanie Konkoy, Friday, January 27, 2012

John Bom
Utrecht - Product Manager
Netherlands Chapter
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John Bom is currently a Product Manager at Utrecht in the Netherlands. His experience includes ITIL process implementation, Incident-, Problem- Change Manager, ITIL Service Manager, Project Manager, Project Manager implementation and support of Service Management tooling (eg. HP OpenView Service Desk), Implementation and support of HP OpenView Service Desk and Implementation and support of HP Service Manager. John's specialties include: ITIL, Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Configuration Management, HP OpenView Service Desk and HP Service Manager. He serves the HP Software community as a Chapter Leader for the Netherlands.

Todd DeCapua
Shunra - VP of
Worldwide Consulting
Mobile SIG
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DevOps SIG
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Todd DeCapua, VP of Worldwide Consulting for Shunra, is one of the tech industry's most respected thought leaders on Application Performance Engineering and a renowned speaker, author and visionary.

Todd's IT & QA background encompasses nearly all industries and over 70 organizations with extensive consulting experience. Before joining Shunra in 2010, he held senior leadership roles both within IT Development and IT Infrastructure at ING DIRECT, the largest internet bank in the United States -- providing him a uniquely authoritative view of the global business impact of the new best-practice models for performance engineering.


His expertise includes application development, global project management, partnership strategy, collaborative methods like Agile Scrum, infrastructure architecture, business continuity and disaster recovery. His role at Shunra is to drive professional services, training/education and partnership programs for nearly 2000 worldwide customers deploying applications in WAN, Web, Mobile and Cloud environments.


In 2009, he was invited to sit on the Customer Advisory Board for LoadRunner & Performance Center. He was named 2010 HP Software Universe "Best & Brightest" and 2010 Vivit Worldwide Leader of the Year. He is also a certified ScrumMaster, Scrum Practitioner, and Six Sigma Green Belt; and is also accredited with an MBA, Concentration in Finance.

Todd volunteers his time as a Vivit Chapter Leader for Delaware as well as a Leader for the DevOps and Mobile Special Interest Groups.

Kelly Harrington
Pacific Life - Director of QA & Technology Services
Nebraska Chapter
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Kelly Harington currently works for Pacific Life as the Director of QA & Technology Services in the Retirement Solutions Division. She serves the HP Software community as a Vivit Chapter Leader in Nebraska.

Kelly has thirty-one years of progressive Administrative, Information Technology and Client Services/Relationship experience. She has accountability as a senior management leader responsible for successful delivery and support of strategic initiatives and talent management with extensive experience in: Personnel and Resource management, Project management, Business development, Client Relationship management, Quality assurance and software testing management, Engineering/Design of Configuration, Conversion strategies, Implementation/Release/Change management, Information Security, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning and Process Re-Engineering (DMAIC – Six Sigma Orientation). She has experience with Systems/software development, client relationship management to industries such as Financial Services, Insurance – multiple lines, Banking/Credit card issuance, State Government Application systems, Credit Collections and various business/technical architectures on multiple software and hardware platforms. Kelly's education and formal recognitions includeBellevue University – Bellevue, NE (2007 - 2010), B.A. Leadership – Summa Cum Laude, Certified Network Administrator - Novell (C.N.A.) Coursework (1997), Southeast Community College, Lincoln, NE (1985-1988), A.A. Microcomputer Technology/Application Programming, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO (1978 - 1980), Library Science/Liberal Arts major, NE Resident Agent License (Life, Annuity, Sickness, AD&D), CPIW Designation (Certified Professional Insurance Woman) via NAIW (National Assoc. of Insurance Women, a national organization that advocates women in the insurance/financial services industry). Kelly held all board and officer positions for LIWL (Life Insurance Women of Lincoln), a local affiliate of NAIW and held a regional board member position on behalf of NAIW for the Midwest region.

In addition, Kelly is published in national trade periodicals: Today's Insurance Woman, Life and Health Insurance Sales, and company periodical The Bisonian Life (1992). She is a patented Inventor (1996). She is married with one son who presently lives in Moscow, Russia. Her hobbies include reading, biking, gardening, music, dogs, travel – and hopefully grandchildren someday!

 

 

Stephanie Grant Middlebrooks
Walmart - QA Manager
Arkansas Chapter
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Stephanie has 16+ years of Quality Assurance experience. During her career, Stephanie has played many roles from Engineer to Management. Her background includes finance, telecommunications, healthcare, and hospitality industries where she specialized in ecommerce applications. Currently, Stephanie is employed at Walmart as a QA Manager for the ecommerce division. Her passion lies in ecommerce, process and people. Stephanie serves the HP Software community as a Vivit Chapter Leader in Arkansas.

 

Paul Peissner
Collabnet - Director of
Business Development
DevOps SIG
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Paul Peissner is director of Business Development for Collabnet. In addition, he serves the HP Software community as a Vivit Chapter Leader for Silicon Valley/San Jose and for the new DevOps Special Interest Group.
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For more than a decade he has built his IT Solutions career with a belief in 2 things...

1) User Communities and the collective wisdom it holds...and willingly shares to help its members solve a problem
2) IT Platform offerings' critical need for an Innovation Network of fast-moving 3rd parties' technologies that have the expertise and resources to solve complex and new problems that the Platform could not address in the short-term.

What drives Paul…
In working with IT customers, system integrators and technology providers, I have been amazed at how quickly people innovate when the "core problem” is presented to the "right person”. I sit in awe of how many "long-standing problems” can be permanently and globally fixed when the "right data and right relationships” can be connected. People have said that I have the "heart of IT development” in mind when I engage with business users and IT Operations teams. I believe DevOps is the effort that will pull all of IT together for organizations of all sizes.

 

Laura Walker 
Stratacom - Director of Business Development
Southern California Chapter
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Laura Walker is the Director of Business Development for StrataCom and serves the HP Software community as a leader focusing on ITSM for the Chicago, Colorado, Texas, Kansas City and Southern California Chapters of Vivit. Laura's career has focused on the ITSM industry for the past ten years working for HP ITSM partner StrataCom. In addition to her volunteer efforts with Vivit, Laura has been very active in both itSMF and HDI organizations, helping to organize, sponsor, and facilitate events. Laura was elected by Vivit as the Leader of the Year for the Americas region in 2011. Laura has been instrumental in making Vivit user group sessions available virtually to those who reside elsewhere or are unable to attend in person. Laura joined Vivit with an altruistic spirit to accomplish her goal of uniting the HP ITSM community through networking opportunities and bringing more and better information to HP Service Manager clients around the country.


Patrick Wolf
PMSoft Partners - CEO
Configuration Mangement System Special Interest Group

Patrick Wolf has thirteen years of experience with a variety of technical and functional roles within the software industry. He is the co-founder and CEO of PMSoft Partners, an independent software vendor and HP Gold Business Partner. PMSoft Partners specializes in sharing service models for Service Management and Cloud Services Orchestration projects.

Prior to founding PMSoft Partners, Patrick was Sr. Director Product Management for ASG Software. He was responsible for any product management, sales enablement and press and analysts relations for ASG's Service Management and Cloud Service Orchestration solutions.

Before joining ASG, Patrick worked for BMC Software and Perform SA in roles ranging from product engineer, project manager and product manager. He specially managed specifications for BMC Atrium Dependency Mapping Solution from the ground up and was instrumental in the enablement of BMC's Atrium CMDB ecosystem. Patrick serves the HP Software community as a Leader and founder of the Vivit Configuration Management System Special Interest Group.

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Spotlight on a Vivit Volunteer- February 2012

Posted By Lyndsey Zajac, Friday, January 27, 2012


Paul Peissner

Director Business Development CollabNet


Silicon Valley/San Jose
Chapter Leader
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DevOps SIG Leader
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What is Vivit DevOps?
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My Enterprise IT passions…

For more than a decade, I have built my IT Solutions career with a belief in two things... 

1) User Communities and the collective wisdom it holds...and willingly shares to help its members solve a problem

2) IT Platform offerings' critical need for an Innovation Network of fast-moving 3rd parties' technologies that have the expertise and resources to solve complex and new problems that the Platform could not address in the short-term.

What drives me…

In working with IT customers, system integrators and technology providers, I have been amazed at how quickly people innovate when the "core problem” is presented to the "right person”. I sit in awe of how many "long-standing problems” can be permanently and globally fixed when the "right data and right relationships” can be connected. People have said that I have the "heart of IT development” in mind when I engage with business users and IT Operations teams. I believe DevOps is the effort that will pull all of IT together for organizations of all sizes.

What inspires me…

There are organizations that solve bigger problems than IT performance issues. One organization that I love to track, support and talk with is Convoy of Hope. As a disaster relief organization to the US and the world, they have incredible challenges to overcome in short periods of time…and in many cases "while the crisis” is still being played out. http://www.convoyofhope.org/

I am inspired by the way Convoy of Hope defines:

The "currency most needed” in the crisis environment…

The existing resources "they have” and who they could trade with to get the "right stuff” to the people in need…

The challenges with distance-to-travel, people-culture, and boarder-crossings that may need to be addressed…

The relationships they need to have and networks of people who could help the most…

The "achievable success goals” and the timeframe for measurement…

And how they set-up repeatable processes for future relief efforts…

It puts my efforts in perspective and inspires me to look at IT problems and fixes differently…

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- Our HP Partnership - www.Collab.Net/HP

- Need Agile certification? - http://bit.ly/Agiletraining

- What is Vivit DevOps (8 min. video) - http://bit.ly/DevOps-HP-Vivit

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Call for Vivit Advanced Training Classes & Trainers

Posted By Christopher Scharer, Education Chair, Board of Directors, Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Vivit has been successful in providing Vivit Advanced Training classes at HP conferences since 2007. Even with the culmination of the new HP DISCOVER conference last year (which was the largest HP event ever), these classes were still in high demand. Vivit members who offer training are not only helping other members become the "Best and Brightest" in their field(s), but they are also growing their career and resume by offering their expertise through this instructional opportunity.  Once again Vivit is looking for HP practitioners with advanced knowledge and implementation of HP products to provide deep-dive training to our members.

Some practitioners that have provided training in the past (as recently as the HP DISCOVER EMEA event in Vienna, Austria this past November) include:

  • Olli Laiho (Assure) - ALM
  • Mark Tomlinson (Shunra) - Performance Center
  • Chaim Amar & Daniel Klevansky (UniViews) - uCMDB
  • David Van Heusden & Richard Verburg (Westbury) - Service Center/Service Manager

If you are an HP practitioner with advanced knowledge and implementation of HP products, then I look forward to hearing from you and working with you on the Vivit Advanced Training Classes at the 2012 HP DISCOVER conference at the Venetian in Las Vegas on June 4th.

If you are interested in providing a Deep Dive Advanced Training class at the 2012 HP DISCOVER conference in Las Vegas this June or would like more information, please contact Jim Murphy Jim_Murphy@Vivit-Worldwide.org  or myself Christopher_Scharer@Vivit-Worldwide.org

Note: This is a call for Vivit Advanced Training Classes (training courses offered by HP Software practitioners prior to the event) and not a Call for Papers (track sessions during the event).

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2012 – The Recovery Year for HP?

Posted By Richard Bishop, Board of Directors, Wednesday, January 11, 2012

I'm writing my first blog post for Vivit on the first day of 2012, so it seems appropriate to consider the last 12 months as well as the future for Hewlett Packard from a user-perspective.

HP Discover
Along with other members of the Vivit board, I attended the HP Discover technology conference in Vienna in December. The board uses the opportunity of these twice-yearly conferences in Europe and the US to meet one another and prepare the Vivit strategy, as well as to meet our members and HP executives. The demographics of the two conferences appear to differ slightly. Attendees in Europe tend to come from management backgrounds, whereas those at the Las Vegas event are primarily hands-on practitioners. As a result of this observation, we may tailor our conference meetings and briefings to cater for these different audiences at future conferences. As well as this, we'll arrange follow-up webinars and local meetings for our members who are unable to attend conferences in person.

2011 – ‘Annus Horribilis' for HP
The conference in Vienna came towards the end of a difficult year for HP. Strategy U-turns such as the decision to leave and then re-enter the tablet market, indecision about the future of the PC business, and an unclear cloud strategy all caused concern for HP-watchers. As an HP-software user, I'm concerned at HP's relatively small and declining R&D spend. HP's R&D spend has fallen over recent years and is now approaching 2% of total revenue. This compares unfavourably with key competitors such as IBM, who typically spend around 6% of total revenue on R&D. The last time HP spent as much as IBM (as a percentage of revenue) was in 2002, so in my opinion they need to increase this spend to remain competitive.
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Turning the corner
Towards the end of a difficult year, two things that HP seemed to get right in 2011 were the acquisition of Autonomy and the appointment of Meg Whitman as CEO. There was a great deal of talk about both of these events at the Discover conference. The Autonomy acquisition was ground breaking in terms of the amount of money spent (£7.1bn / $11.7bn). Despite this headline grabbing figure, attendees at the conference seemed unaware of what Autonomy means for HP. One of the best summaries that I've seen for Autonomy is from ZDNet. ZDNet describes Autonomy's technology as "the single most effective approach to massive sets of real world information — in other words, the bedrock of much corporate IT and many cloud strategies.” They go on to say that, "There are no other companies like it. It's Google in a suit.” A lack of in-house R&D means that technology such as Autonomy needs to be bought-in rather than developed internally, hopefully this will change.
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Meg Whitman has conceded that HP may lose the tag of "world's top PC maker” to Apple in 2012 if tablet computer sales are included in the figures. Despite this apparent setback, she bullishly predicts that HP will be back on top in 2013 on the back of new Windows 8 tablet computers. Source

2012 and beyond
With Whitman at the helm of HP, the company already seems to be heading towards safer waters. In 2011, HP has launched a beta of their cloud service offering based on OpenStack and is reported to be in discussion with Microsoft about providing Azure PaaS from HP data centres. HP posted better than expected results in Q4 and has already announced planned increases in R&D spending as well as a period of stabilisation and a focus on smaller acquisitions of software companies. As well as this, HP is looking to recruit more client managers to look after its clients. Source

All of this suggests (I hope) that HP has turned the corner and is once again in a position to improve its support and product offerings. By continuing to innovate and improve support for existing clients, HP hopes to grow organically rather than by acquisition. This can only be a good thing; hopefully we're witnessing the first green shoots of HP's recovery.

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We knocked. You answered.

Posted By Susan Russel, Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

During the last three months of 2011, we asked members to update their profiles. Thank you for letting us know more about you: which HP Products you use, in which industry you work, your job level, etc. We'll use this information to provide valuable content, groups, and other offerings going forward. And you are probably wondering who won the iPad drawings. The October winner is a member from Germany. The November winner is from Brazil. The December winner is from the U.S.

If you aren't sure if you've completed the required fields in your profile and would like to do so, click "Manage Profile" from the left-side menu. Then select "Edit Bio."

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Spotlight on Vivit Volunteers - January 2012

Posted By Lyndsey Zajac, Monday, January 9, 2012

 Rene De Vleeschauwer
Belgium Chapter Leader
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Rene is Managing Director for IKAN and serves the HP Software community as the leader for the Belgium chapter of Vivit.

René has been in IT for over 25 years and is currently CTO of IKAN. IKAN is a software vendor that specializes in ALM. IKAN ALM has a focus on the lifecycle and looks after seamless communication between developers, Quality Assurance and Operations.

 


Mark Herbert
Arizona Chapter Leader
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Mark Herbert is the leader of the Vivit Arizona Chapter and is currently the Manager of QA Test Automation for the Apollo Group, Inc. Prior to moving to Arizona he served as a Vivit Chapter Leader in Pittsburgh, PA. He founded the Mercury Local User Group in Pittsburgh that is now the Pittsburgh VIVIT chapter. Mark is an HP Accredited Systems Engineer (ASE) in the HP (Mercury) testing tools, and has been working in software QA and using these tools since 1999. Mark is also an HP Certified Instructor in those tool sets. Born and raised in NJ, Mark's hobbies include drawing, comic book collecting, playing various sports, and coaching baseball and hockey.

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New Vivit Chapter/ SIG Leader - January 2012

Posted By Lyndsey Zajac, Monday, January 9, 2012
Updated: Monday, January 9, 2012

Audra Kutz
Minnesota Chapter - Join Now

I made the unlikely jump from Language Arts Secondary Instructor to the technology industry in 1999. In a matter of weeks I went from teaching Shakespeare to solving Betrieve Error 20 and writing SQL statements. Although I only spent two years as a help desk engineer and software trainer (for a company that went on to become acquired by Microsoft), it was a fantastic foundation for my career in the IT Service Manager industry and my ultimate love of sales (i.e. making friends for a living.) Subsequently, I jump started a fledgling start up consulting company's sales and marketing endeavors in late 2001 and experienced great success as I grew their business year after year until I came aboard for a larger HP partner, Advanced MarketPlace (AMP) in 2009. My past two years at AMP have been spectacular! Our footprint has literally exploded in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region and the true reward is seeing our customer's ecstatic embrace of an HP partner in the region made up of not just developers, but best practice experts, Project Managers who are ITIL certified and intimate with the HP toolset, and consultants with the deepest expertise in existence. AMP's ability to successfully deploy large scale implementations is second to none and I am proud to be affiliated with this professional team. We possess not only experience and industry knowledge, but stand on a belief in integrity that is our trademark. That rare combination keeps our customers coming back and makes me happy to wake up every morning and go to work for such amazing people.

I am excited to be a part of Vivit. User groups play an integral role for our customers and for us. I co-founded an HP Service Manager User Group in St. Paul in 2009 that still meets quarterly today. It's value to the community has been tremendous and I look forward to providing that same value to the Vivit community in the months and years to come!

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Knock knock… Are you still there?

Posted By Susan Russel, Tuesday, December 13, 2011

 

Please be sure to update your Vivit profile by December 31, 2011 so you can be entered into the final drawing for an iPad 2. The information you enter will be used to provide meaningful content and services.

1. Sign in to Vivit Worldwide

2. Select "Manage Profile” from the "My Profile” menu on the left hand side.

3. Select "Edit Bio” under "Information & Settings.”

4. Complete all * required fields. In order for changes to be recorded, click on the "Save Changes" button at the bottom of your profile page. You will automatically be entered into the final drawing for an iPad 2.

If you updated your profile since October 1, thank you. You'll be included in the final drawing.

Conditions and restrictions: To enter into the final drawing towin an iPad, make sure all the required fields in the Edit Bio section of your profile are complete byDecember 31, 2011. One random drawing for one Apple iPad 2 16GB with Wi-Fi will be conducted onJanuary 2, 2012. Chances of winning depend on the number of entrants.

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Vivit Leaders in Action at HP DISCOVER Vienna 2011

Posted By Stephanie Konkoy, Friday, December 9, 2011

A big thank you to all Vivit Leaders who attended HP DISCOVER Vienna and helped with the many Vivit activities throughout the conference. The conference was a big success for the Vivit community. New members, new chapters, new leaders, video interviews, coffee talks, tweets, and webinar content resulted from the conference.

Vivit activities started a day before HP DISCOVER, 28 November, with a Chapter/Special Interest Group Leader meeting and Vivit Advanced Training classes.

We would like to thank all the Leaders who attended the Leader meeting and who instructed the advanced training courses. Your expertise, feedback and insight make Vivit what it is.

That night, we celebrated and presented awards to the Vivit Leader of the Year EMEA 2011, Martijn Stuiver, and the Vivit Champion of the Year EMEA 2011, Paolo Cattolico, at the 1516 Brewing Company at the heart of the city center of Vienna. Congratulations again!

The first day of the conference, 29 November, opened with a bang. The Vivit booth was busy with many members, Leaders, Directors and staff. All were engaged in conversation through the day and night. And yes, we had a wheel to spin for a prize. This time it was a virtual wheel. Very fun! Throughout the conference, many video streamed interviews of Vivit Leaders and Vivit Directors took place along with a Tweetup the first evening.

 

During lunch the first day of HP DISCOVER, Vivit Leaders hosted round table discussions. The discussions included:

  • Upgrading to HP Quality Center/ALM 11 – Olli Laiho, Product Manager, Assure, Vivit TQA SIG Leader
  • Performance Testing – Richard Bishop, Senior Performance Consultant, Intechnica, Vivit Director and UK Chapter Leader
  • Agile - DevOps and How They Work Together- Paul Peissner, Director, Business Development, CollabNet, Vivit Silicon Valley/San Jose Chapter Leader
  • HP Service Manager OOTB (Out of the Box) a good or bad starting point? – Martijn Stuiver, COO & Floris Verschoor, President –Westbury, Vivit HP Service Management SIG Leaders

On the second day of HP DISCOVER, Leaders and Directors met with EMEA HP Software Marketing to further the interests of the user community.

HP DISCOVER Las Vegas will be here before we know it in June 2012. Many more success stories and fun times to look forward to with Vivit. Hats off to our Vivit Leaders who make Vivit amazing!

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